Special Dates for Graduating Students



Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

First day to apply for degrees:

November 15

April 15 

August 27

November 15

Last day to apply for degrees:

April 14

June 21

October 15

April 14

Last day for graduate students to submit theses or dissertations:

April 30

August 10

December 3

April 29


Students who wish to participate in commencement ceremonies must complete forms for apparel and participation. These forms and complete commencement information may be found on the Commencement website at http://louisville.edu/commencement.

Degree Applications: The degree application process will be available on the Web through ULink (ulink.louisville.edu). The application period for Summer is April 15 - June 21; for Fall is August 27 – October 15; and for Spring is November 15 – April 14. All candidates for degrees, whether or not participating in Commencement, must apply for degrees according to the deadlines above.

Students with questions regarding applications for degree should contact their advising center or call the Registrar's Office at (502) 852-6522.