*The following information applies ONLY to graduates of the School of Computing and Information. Students graduating for Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences (CS students matriculating prior to Fall 2017) must adhere to their deadlines and processes.


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Graduation Application Procedures and Deadlines

BSIS and/or CAS

BSIS and/or Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) students are required to:

  1. enroll in a minimum of one credit during the term in which they would like to graduate. If you are not enrolled in credits and have a valid and extenuating reason for this, you must submit the request for a Graduation Enrollment Waive​r form.
  2. submit a completed graduation applic​ation by the deadlines posted below. You may submit the application in person, via mail, fax (412-624-5231), or email.

BSCS

BSCS Student Graduation Information

MSIS, MLIS, MST

MSIS, MLIS and MST students are required to:

  1. enroll in a minimum of one credit during the term in which they would like to graduate. If you are not enrolled in credits and have a valid and extenuating reason for this, you must submit the request for a Graduation Enrollment Waive​r form.
  2. complete the plan of study for their degree specialization or track (MSIS, MLIS, MST) and a graduation application by the deadlines posted below.
  3. submit both forms to the Student Services Office. You may submit the application in person, via mail, fax (412-624-5231), or email.
  4. Masters students who are publishing an electronic thesis as a part of a degree requirement also submit materials outlined in the Masters Thesis Checklist by the ETD Processing Deadlines outlined below.

MSCS

MCS Student Graduation Information

PhD in IS, LIS, and IS with a concentration in TELE

PHD (IS, LIS, TELE) candidates are required to:

  1. enroll in a minimum of one credit during the term in which they would like to graduate. If you are not enrolled in credits and have a valid and extenuating reason for this, you must submit the request for a Graduation Enrollment Waiver form.
  2. submit a completed graduation a​pplication to the Student Services Office​. You may submit the application in person, via mail, fax (412-624-5231), or email.
  3. plan a defense date early enough to complete dissertation corrections by the ETD & Paperwork deadline outlined below.
  4. Submit all materials outlined in the PhD Graduation Checklist by the ETD & Paperwork deadline. Any paperwork that is signed must be the original and therefore should be mailed if you are unable submit it in person. See the checklist for details. All materials should be submitted to the ETD Coordinator.

PhD in CS

PHD CS Student Graduation Information

Deadlines

​Forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 pm EST

Failure to meet deadlines will result in your graduation being delayed to the next academic term. Acceptable late fee payments: Check or money order ONLY, made out to the University of Pittsburgh. Late fees are non-negotiable.

FALL (Graduation term: 2181)

December 2017 Deadline
August 28 – September 15 at Noon No late fee
September 15 at 12:01PM – October 3 at Noon $15 late fee
October 3 at 12:01PM – November 1 at Noon $25 late fee
November 1 at 12:01PM – December 1 at Noon $35 late fee
Thesis and Dissertation Authors ONLY: ETD and paperwork deadline is December 4.

SPRING (Graduation term: 2184)

April 2018 Deadline
January 2 – January 24 at Noon No late fee
January 24 at 12:01PM – February 28 at Noon $15 late fee
February 28 at 12:01PM – March 28 at Noon $25 late fee
March 28 at 12:01PM – April 5 at Noon $35 late fee
Thesis and Dissertation Authors ONLY: ETD and paperwork deadline is May 29.

SUMMER (Graduation term: 2177)

June 2018 Deadline
TBD at Noon No late fee
TBD at 12:01PM – TBD at Noon $15 late fee
TBD at 12:01PM – TBD at Noon $25 late fee
TBD at 12:01PM – TBD at Noon $35 late fee
Thesis and Dissertation Authors ONLY: ETD and paperwork deadline is TBD.
August 2018 Deadline
TBD at Noon No late fee
TBD at 12:01PM – TBD at Noon $15 late fee
TBD at 12:01PM – TBD at Noon $25 late fee
TBD at 12:01PM – TBD at Noon $35 late fee
Thesis and Dissertation Authors ONLY: ETD and paperwork deadline is TBD.