After following the application guidelines on the application and admission page, please follow the priority deadlines detailed below to submit your application and corresponding materials. Please note that these are only recommended deadlines and are subject to change. ALSO NOTE that for the Creative Writing Program, applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed semi-annually.
If you apply after these deadlines, you may not be able to enroll in all of the classes you wish to take because class size is limited.
Most graduate assistants are hired in the winter for fall positions, and applications for these positions are due January 23rd. For more information on applying for a graduate assistantship, please visit the Financial Aid website.
Deadlines for submitting a completed thesis are shown below. For more information on writing and submitting a thesis, please see the theses and writing projects page.
If your graduation date is in: