Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines you need to know:

Applying for a Graduate Program
Students admitted to the School of Graduate Studies who have submitted all required Graduate Degree Program Documentation by October 1 for spring enrollment, and March 1 for summer and fall enrollment, will be informed of their admission status no later than November 1 and April 1 respectively.

Student submitting documentation after the October 1 and March 1 deadline will have their application processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

NOTE: All students must be admitted to their program within the first semester of starting classes. This is done by submitting all your program documents and being approved by the program for admission. See below for links to the program documents.

Program Admission Requirements:


Financial Aid Regulations for Graduate Students
Students please be advised that the courses you choose to enroll in MUST be a required course or an elective course in your degree program. Financial Aid regulations dictate that any graduate student who is seeking financial aid must be enrolled in AT LEAST four (4) credit hours during the fall, spring, or summer semester and the courses MUST be in the degree program.

* Certificate Programs do not qualify for financial aid.


Applying for Graduation
Follow the steps found on the Graduation page.

 

Semester

Application Available

Application Deadline

Commencement

Fall 2017

March 15, 2017

August 25, 2017

December 9, 2017 at 10 am

Spring 2018

November 1, 2017

January 29, 2018

May 12, 2018 at 2 pm

Summer 2018

February 1, 2018

April 6, 2018

May 12, 2018 at 2 pm

Fall 2018

March 15, 2018

TBA

TBA


Enrolling for classes

Pre-Enrollment for Graduates begin:

Fall/Summer 2017                April 4, 2017

Spring 2018                          November 7, 2017

Fall/Summer 2018                April 3, 2018


Testing

The GRE Test:

  • Information and reservations for the GRE can be found at www.ets.org/gre.
  • Payment must be made online when reserving your spot.
  • Note: This test is not given at ECU.

The Miller Analogies test (MAT):

  • To schedule the MAT, contact Terri Curry at 580.559.5349 or tcurry@ecok.edu.
  • Additional information on taking the MAT test at East Central University can be found, HERE.
  • To study for the MAT, you can download a MAT Study Guide from the Pearson website, HERE

The LSAT Test:

  • Information and reservations for the LSAT can be found at www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/about-the-lsat.
  • Payment must be made online when reserving your spot.
  • Note: This test is not given at ECU.

The GMAT Test:

  • Information and reservations for the GMAT can be found at www.mba.com/us.
  • Payment must be made online when reserving your spot.
  • Note: This test is not given at ECU.

For campus dates and deadlines:

University Dates and Deadlines