Department of History

Dates and Deadlines

For Prospective Students (For Fall 2021 enrollment)

  • For early consideration for our on-campus M.A. program: October 14, 2020
  • For regular consideration to the on-campus M.A. program: February 1, 2021
  • For the on-line M.A. program for professional history educators, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis for Fall admission only, but in the event that spaces in the program remain, we will continue to entertain new applications until July 1, 2021.

For Current Students

Fall 2020

  • August 26 – Students must be registered for DISs, internships, and regular
    courses
  • TBA – Foreign language examinations administered
  • TBA – Full drafts of theses due to thesis advisers
  • October 19 – Degree applications due for those intending to graduate in December
  • TBA – Revised full drafts of theses due to other committee Members
  • November 13 – Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”
  • November 19 – Draft copy of thesis due to Graduate School office with
    Format Approval Sheet
  • TBA – Final day for oral thesis and capstone defenses
  • TBA – M.A. written comprehensive examinations administered
  • December 3 – Final copy of thesis due to the Graduate School office with
    signed title page and Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD)
    form
  • December 12 – Departmental Degree Ceremony