Completing Your Degree

The Graduate School is here to support you as you near the end of your degree. Find the dates and information for these important final steps through the links below.

Graduate School Deadlines

There are many deadlines to meet throughout your graduate experience, many of which are within your last semester. These include, but are not limited to, Dissertation and Theses defense, oral exams, and satisfaction of the foreign language requirement. Make sure that you mark these dates on your calendar. View the calendar.

Forms for Degree Completion and Graduate Petition

Announcement form and Result form for all Oral Examinations, Foreign Language Examination, Master's Comp Examination, Educational Specialist Comp Examination, Application for Admission to Doctoral Candidacy and Graduate School Petition.  For Change of Degree Forms, please contact Sherry_Sims@baylor.edu, or at 710-4610.

Dissertation and Thesis Resources

All of the information you will need to prepare your dissertation or thesis for submission to the Graduate School can be found through the links provided on this site. Learn more.

Graduation Requirements

This page offers a comprehensive list of information and requirements for the semester preceding your graduation. Learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Baylor Graduate School

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Waco, TX 76798-7264

(254) 710-3588

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