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

Spring 2020

  • January 21 – Students must be registered for DISs, internships, and regular
  • February 7 – Foreign language examinations administered
  • March 2 – Full drafts of theses due to thesis advisers
  • March 18 – Degree applications due for those intending to graduate in December
  • March 23 – Revised full drafts of theses due to other committee Members
  • April 1 – Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”
  • April 15 – Draft copy of thesis due to Graduate School office with
    Format Approval Sheet
  • April 29 – Final day for oral thesis and capstone defenses
  • April 30– M.A. written comprehensive examinations administered
  • May 1 – Final copy of thesis due to the Graduate School office with
    signed title page and Electronic Thesis & Dissertation (ETD)
  • May 9 – Departmental Degree Ceremony