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Dates and Deadlines

SPRING 2021

FEBRUARY 12 – Deadline to apply for May graduation via Salukinet.

APRIL 2 – Deadline to submit thesis/ dissertation/ research paper for initial format check. (REQUIRED)

APRIL 9 – Deadline to submit final, approved version of thesis/ dissertation/ research paper. (REQUIRED)


SUMMER 2021

JUNE 18 – Deadline to apply for August graduation via Salukinet.

JUNE 25 –
Deadline to submit thesis/dissertation/research paper for initial format check. (REQUIRED)

JULY 2 –
Deadline to submit final, approved version of thesis/dissertation/research paper. (REQUIRED)


FALL 2021

SEPTEMBER 10 – Deadline to apply for December graduation via Salukinet.

NOVEMBER 5 – Deadline to submit thesis/dissertation/research paper for initial format check. (REQUIRED)

NOVEMBER 12 – Deadline to submit final, approved version of thesis/dissertation/research paper. (REQUIRED


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News and Messages:

  • Associate Dean and Director’s Message
  • Instructions on How Faculty Should Hood Their Doctoral or MFA Student
  • Morris Library Research Scholarship
    Applications for the Emma Smith Hough Library Research Scholarship Awards are now being accepted from SIU undergraduate and graduate students. The $2000 scholarship to a graduate student from any discipline will be awarded for a paper or other creative work based on exceptional use of library resources. The deadline for the 2021 application period is Friday, April 9, 2021. Graduate submissions can be from any graduate class other than a final thesis or dissertation.

    Applicants must describe their use of library services on the application form.  The application also requires students to solicit a letter of support from a faculty member. Winning papers will be submitted to the library’s Institutional Repository (OpenSIUC). Winners will be announced by April 30, 2021, on the scholarship’s website listed below.
    Click here for more information on the eligibility and evaluation criteria.
    Please contact Jennifer Horton, jhorton@lib.siu.edu, with questions about the scholarship awards.

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in April to allow the entire campus and community to take part in the activities before the semester ends. Asian American and Pacific islander Heritage Month is celebrated nationally in May. Please download the flyer here.

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  • Networking Reception
    The Network Empowering Women (NEW) invites all women-identifiedcivil service, A/P, faculty, and graduate students to its Spring 2021outdoor networking reception on the Becker Pavilion patio. Please download the flyer here.

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  • The Saluki Food Pantry provides food assistance to students in times of need, helping them to stay in school and meet their educational goals. For more info click here.

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  • Commencement Participation for Former Graduates
  • 2020 and prior graduates who want to participate in the May 9, 2021 commencement ceremony, visit Commencement for information. PhD and MFA graduates please contact Dr. Rose Moroz at rmtmoroz@siu.edu. Deadline to order regalia is April 2, 2021. Visit Commencement Regalia for information about regalia.

THE SIU GRADUATE EXPERIENCE

Visit SALUKI STORIES to watch short videos featuring exceptional SIU graduate students who have discovered, engaged, and transformed within their various fields of study.