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Graduation & Certification Reminders and Dates

  • UCF Commencement December 17-18, 2021
  • Graduates’ Checklists for Portfolios, Independent Learning Requirements and Comp Exams need to be completed ASAP
  • December 17: Degree Audits available to review for colleges (could be as early as December 16 if grades post early)
  • January 10: Certified degree audits due to College of Graduate Studies
  • January 17: Certification deadline for Fall 2021. Note: All fall term grade changes must be turned in prior to this date in order for the audit to be clean.

Academic Progress

  • Grades Post Friday, December 17
  • Academic Progress Review/Action on Academic Standing December 17

Thesis/Dissertation Committee Dynamic Forms & Candidacy E-form Deadlines for Spring 2022 enrollment

  • Dynamic Doctoral Committee forms – By noon on December 3
  • Candidacy e-forms-by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 3
  • Thesis Committee forms- by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 10
  • Please email with questions or concerns about committee forms or candidacy e-Forms.


  • New Domestic and Returning Students Contracts: December 10
  • New International Students Contracts: January 6

Completion Plans

  • Current Completion plan link:
  • Spring 2022 submission: January 7
  • Completion Plans that include petitions will be reviewed at the first January Graduate Appeals Committee Meeting

Special Leave of Absence Forms

  • This is a dynamic form ( for students that need to leave the university due to unforeseen circumstances. Common reasons are health based, financial, or personal reasons. Supporting documents should be attached to an online request:
  • Due January 13 to

Spring 2022 Thesis & Dissertation Reminders

  • Graduate Doctoral Dissertation Format Review Deadline is Friday, March 11, 2022
  • Graduate Master’s Thesis Format Review Deadline is Friday, March 25, 2022
  • Defense Posting Deadline is due Friday, March 25, 2022 if you are defend on the last day. Students must post their notices to no later than two prior to their defense date.
  • Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Deadline is Friday, April 8, 2022
  • Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Final Submission Deadline is April 22, 2022

Spring 2022 Registration Reminders

  • Registration Forms are Due January 3 to, especially for XXX 6908 requests, which requires a full syllabus
  • Add/Drop has been extended through Friday, January 14
  • Registration Forms will not be processed after 5 PM on January 7, students should register for UCF 1500 (face-to-face students = 13942 / online students = 13954) as a temporary place-holding course to avoid the late fee.
  • If you are attempting to register for a 0V91 section, you will need to complete this form: first to obtain access to the course. Course requests will only be processed during regular business hours, so plan accordingly
  • Late Fees will begin on January 10 at 12:00 AM
  • Spring 2022 tuition is due on Friday, January 21
  • Rare, late registration requests have transitioned to the dynamic form system: These requests are due by the third week of classes.