Spring Graduation Deadlines

The following degree deadlines are required to be met by graduate students graduating during the spring semester in May.

Deadline Requirement
 10/01/2022  Candidacy Form Submission to GAPE [pdf]
 Utilized by current students to list degree requirements
 02/01/2023  Graduation Application (First-Time Applicants) [pdf]
 Students meeting graduation eligibility may apply via MySJSU
 02/01/2023  Graduation Date Change Request 
 Utilized by students to change a graduation date to another term

Important Note: View the College of Graduate Studies website for Thesis and Dissertation Review and Publication Due Dates.

For students completing a Plan A master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation you may review the College of Graduate Studies Thesis and Dissertation Information website for detailed instructions on how and where to submit each document. For any additional questions regarding this process, please contact the Office of the College of Graduate Studies at (408) 924-2427 or graduate-studies@sjsu.edu.

Important Dates and Timelines

Please note, some of the following dates are subject to change in accordance with the university Academic Calendar.

 Date  Event
 02/14/2023  1290R Registration Begins for Spring 2023
 Eligible students receive an enrollment appointment via MySJSU 
 05/15/2023  Last Day to Enroll in 1290R for Spring 2023
 5/24/2023-5/26/2023  Commencement Ceremony
 05/26/2023 Spring Degree Conferral 
 Date listed on diploma/transcript confirming award of degree
 June-July  Graduation Review for Spring 2023 (Degree Posting)  
 GAPE Evaluator reviews student file for degree completion
 July-Aug  Diploma Mailing