Graduation Application Instructions

Graduation Application Instructions

MPAff and MGPS Graduation Application Instructions

* NOTE: DUAL DEGREE STUDENTS MUST FOLLOW THE DUAL DEGREE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BELOW IN SECTION II.

Each student must submit an application for graduation by the published deadline during the final semester of study (students must be currently enrolled to be eligible to apply to graduate). The Summer 2016 Graduation Application Deadline is 5:00 pm on Friday, July 29. To avoid any unforeseeable processing or procedural problems, students are strongly encouraged to submit their application a minimum of one week prior to the deadline.

  1. Submit the online graduation application before the 5:00 P.M. July 29 deadline at the following link:https://utdirect.utexas.edu/ogs/forms/candidacy/app.WBX.
  2. Special Instructions for PR (Professional Report) writers: Your PR deliverables must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies in Main 101 on or before the 3:00 PM deadline on Friday, August 12 (last class day of the Summer 2016 semester). Detailed instructions for completing the PR submission process can be found at: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/ogs/forms/candidacy/app.WBX and https://gradschool.utexas.edu/academics/policies/key-dates.

After completing the online application for graduation, you will be notified by your Graduate Advisor or Coordinator ONLY if there is a problem with your program of work or online graduation application. No news is good news!

IMPORTANT NOTE: A student who has not satisfied all degree requirements (due to incomplete course work, etc.) after applying to graduate in any given semester must re-apply for graduation during the semester in which the degree requirements are completed. Please note that Graduate School policy requires students to be currently enrolled in the semester in which they apply to graduate.

MPAff and MGPS Dual Degree Graduation Application Instructions

Each student must submit an application for graduation by the published deadline during the final semester of study (students must be currently enrolled to be eligible to apply to graduate). The Summer 2016 Graduation Application Deadline is 5:00 pm on Friday, July 29. To avoid any unforeseeable processing or procedural problems, students are strongly encouraged to submit their application a minimum of one week prior to the deadline.

  1. Download and complete a copy of the “Masters Graduation Application” form for dual degree students, available for download at: lbj.utexas.edu/intranet/node/1.
  2. Download and complete a copy of the “Dual Degree Program of Work” form.
  3. Obtain the signature of the Graduate Advisor in the non-LBJ degree program on the “Masters Graduation Application” form and the “Dual Degree Program of Work” form before submitting them to your respective LBJ Graduate Advisor for a final signature. Dual degree seekers are strongly encouraged to initiate the application process and collect required signatures EARLY in the semester.
  4. Submit completed/signed copies of your “Masters Graduation Application” form and your “Dual Degree Program of Work” form to the LBJ School Graduate Prgram Coordinator, located in OSAP (SRH 3.104A).
  5. Submit both the “Masters Graduation Application” and the “Dual Degree Program of Work” forms (completed original documents) to the Office of Graduate Studies in Main 101 before the 5:00 P.M. graduation application deadline of Friday, July 29.
  6. Your PR deliverables must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies in Main 101 on or before the 3:00 PM deadline on Friday, August 12 (last class day of the Summer 2016 semester). Detailed instructions for completing the PR submission process can be found at: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/ogs/forms/candidacy/app.WBX and https://gradschool.utexas.edu/academics/policies/key-dates.

After completing the application for graduation, you will be notified by your Graduate Advisor, Graduate Coordinator or the Degree Evaluator in the Office of Graduate Studies ONLY if there is a problem with your program of work or the graduation application itself. No news is good news!

IMPORTANT NOTE: A student who has not satisfied all degree requirements (due to incomplete course work, etc.) after applying to graduate in any given semester must re-apply for graduation during the semester in which the degree requirements are completed. Please note that Graduate School policy requires students to be currently enrolled in the semester in which they apply to graduate.