The following email was sent to all graduate students.
From the Office of the Registrar (OTR) . . . .
ATTN: GRADUATE STUDENTS PLANNING TO GRADUATE IN MAY 2021
RE: GRADUATION APPLICATION DEADLINE (for MAY 2021)
APPLY TO GRADUATE (APPLICATION FOR DEGREE)
This Friday (February 5th) is the deadline to submit an APPLICATION FOR DEGREE for May 2021. If you plan to graduate in May 2021, and have not already done so, please submit your paper Application for Degree ppwk to the Office of the Registrar. (The process is manual and paper-based for GR students.)
Please additionally note that Friday, March 12th is the deadline to file the following in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies as part of May 2021 degree conferral:
- Thesis master's candidacy petitions
- Certification of non-thesis master's
- Form for candidacy masters
- Ph.D. candidacy petitions
ACADEMIC PROGRESS (GO TO YOUR ADVISOR / DEGREE WORKS)
As noted in the General Announcements, students are responsible for making certain that their plan of study meets all graduation (degree and program, and/or certificate) requirements. Students are encouraged to regularly meet with their advisors. To complement advising, students should review their academic progress using the Degree Works tool available in ESTHER (for graduate students in certain terminal master’s programs).
Questions? Please e-mail the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Office of the Registrar at email@example.com
As more information becomes available on the May 2021 Convocation and Commencement Ceremonies, it will be posted at: https://commencement.rice.edu/
Thank you . . .