Completing Your Degree

The Graduate School is here to support you throughout 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.

Forms for Degree Completion and Graduate Petition

All forms will need to be completed by the Graduate Program Director or by department staff. Please contact your GPD or graduate coordinator to begin the process.

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 about dissertation and theses resources.

Graduation Requirements

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

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Baylor Graduate School

Baylor Graduate School
Morrison Hall, Suite 200
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, TX 76798-7264

(254) 710-3588

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