Department of History

Dates and Deadlines

For Prospective Students (For Fall 2020 enrollment)

  • For early consideration for our on-campus M.A. program: October 14, 2019
  • For regular consideration to the on-campus M.A. program: February 1, 2020
  • 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, 2020.

For Current Students

Fall 2020

  • August 28 – Students must be registered for DISs, internships, and regular
  • September 20 – Foreign language examinations administered
  • October 11 – Full drafts of theses due to thesis advisers
  • October 18 – Degree applications due for those intending to graduate in December
  • October 25 – Revised full drafts of theses due to other committee Members
  • November 14 – Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”
  • November 25 – Draft copy of thesis due to Graduate School office with
    Format Approval Sheet
  • December 4 – Final day for oral thesis and capstone defenses
  • December 5 – M.A. written comprehensive examinations administered
  • December 6 – Final copy of thesis due to the Graduate School office with
    signed title page and Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD)
  • December 14 – Departmental Degree Ceremony