Graduate School Calendar

August 17, 2022 – December 9, 2022

Date Action item
August 26

Deadline to file Application for Degree / Certificate
my.nmsu.edu  

  • Log into my.nmsu.edu, click “Student”, then “Application for Degree”  
  • Complete the Application for Degree for the current term. If an application for a previous    semester was submitted, but the degree was not awarded, a new application is required.  
October 26

Deadline to turn in the Final Exam Form for thesis, dissertation or Professional Doctorate exams.  

  • Master Thesis
  • Doctorate of Philosophy
  • Professional Doctorate (Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Doctorate of Economic Development, Doctorate of Education)
Note: This form must be submitted to the Graduate School at least 10 business days before the exam is held. The Graduate School will then send out your exam paperwork electronically to your committee chair and deans’ representative. All required signatures must be obtained before submitting this form. If this form is not submitted on time, you may need to reschedule your exam. 
October 7

Deadline to submit  dissertation titles  to the Graduate School   

  • This is for doctoral degrees only.   
November 11

Deadline to hold a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral final oral or written exam.

  • To sit for the exam, enrollment in a minimum of 1 credit hour thesis, dissertation or doctoral project hours is required.
November 18

  Deadline to submit a thesis or dissertation to ProQuest

November 18

Deadline to turn in the Final Exam Form for Master’s non-thesis students and Educational Specialist students.  

Contact your department advisor for departmental procedure for non-thesis exams. This form must submit be submitted to the Graduate School at least 10 business days before the scheduled exam is held The Graduate School will then send the exam paperwork to your chair and deans’ representative. All required signatures must be obtained before submitting this form. If this form is not submitted on time, you may need to reschedule your exam.

December 9

Deadline to hold a non-thesis final oral or written exam.  

  • In order to hold your exam, enrollment in 1 credit hour is required.

 

January 18, 2023 - May 12, 2023

Date Action item
January 27

Deadline to file  Application for Degree / Certificate
my.nmsu.edu  

  • Log into my/nmsu.edu, click "Student", then "Application for Degree"
  • Complete the Application for degree for the current term. If an application for a previous semester was submitted, but the degree was not awarded, a new application is required.
March 1

Deadline to file your Application for Degree / Certificate via  my.nmsu.edu  (with a late fee).

 Complete the Application for Degree for the current term. If an application for a previous semester was submitted, but the degree was not awarded, a new application is required.   

March 3

Deadline to submit  dissertation titles  to the Graduate School   

  • This is for doctoral degrees only.   
March 30

Deadline to turn in the Final Exam Form for thesis, dissertation or Professional Doctorate exams.  

Note: This form must be submitted to the Graduate School at least 10 business days before the exam is held. The Graduate School will then send out your exam paperwork electronically to your committee chair and deans’ representative. All required signatures must be obtained before submitting this form. If this form is not submitted on time, you may need to reschedule your exam.   

April 7

Deadline to hold a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral final oral or written exam.

  • To sit for the exam, enrollment in a minimum of 1 credit hour thesis, dissertation or doctoral project hours is required.
April 13
Deadline to submit a thesis or dissertation to  ProQuest     
For formatting and required:   
April 13

Deadline to turn in the Final Exam Form for Master’s non-thesis students and Educational Specialist students.  

Contact your department advisor for departmental procedure for non-thesis exams. This form must submit be submitted to the Graduate School at least 10 business days before the scheduled exam is held The Graduate School will then send the exam paperwork to your chair and deans’ representative. All required signatures must be obtained before submitting this form. If this form is not submitted on time, you may need to reschedule your exam.

May 5

Deadline to hold a non-thesis final oral or written exam.   

  • In order to hold your exam, enrollment in 1 credit hour is required.