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Information and Updates from The Graduate School

March 30, 2020

The Graduate School will continue to post and revise information as it becomes available. For the most up-to-date information on GVSU’s respond to COVID-19, please visit

April 14: Graduate Showcase - CANCELLED. Student abstracts will be available at

April 17: Graduate Student Celebration - CANCELLED. Graduate Dean’s Citation Awards and GSA Faulty Awards recipients will be posted online

April 30: New Graduate Student Orientation - CANCELLED. Students can attend the Fall 2020 orientation session or attend Virtual Orientation at 

May 1: Thesis and Dissertation Defense Deadline (extended from April 3)

May 1: Academic Conference Fund begins accepting applications for travel occurring July 1 to September 30 (any academic travel approvals will be tentative pending university decisions regarding travel restrictions)

May 6: Online Thesis and Dissertation Workshop from 4 pm to 6 pm (via BlackBoard Collaborate)

May 11: Online Thesis and Dissertation Workshop from 1 pm to 3 pm (via BlackBoard Collaborate)

May 22: Thesis and Dissertation Final Submission Deadline for Winter 2020 (extended from April 24)


Please check the Academic Calendar on the Office of the Registrar's website for updated deadlines regarding withdrawing from classes, tuition payments, and more.

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