Fulfilling all of your academic requirements is only one part of what is necessary to graduate from the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. You must also complete all of the required applications and forms.
All of the forms, applications, and required paperwork can be downloaded from this site using the links below. Please read all of these materials carefully to ensure that you are in full compliance with all rules and regulations. Please contact Jessica Layre JRL147@pitt.edu if you have any questions regarding ETDs or any general graduation questions.
Deadlines and Requirement Checklists
April 2023 Graduation
- PhD Instructions
- PhD Checklist
- Master's Instructions
- Master's Checklist
- 2023 Commencement Information
August 2023 Graduation
For All Graduate Candidates
- Information for Graduate Candidates (PDF)
- Instructions for Online Graduation Application (PDF)
- Diploma Name Request Form (PDF)
- For more information, please visit the Registrar's website.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD)
All ETD authors must submit the ETD Approval Form (PDF) to their ETD Student Services staff in their school. The ETD Patent Form (PDF) is only for those requesting their ETDs be withheld for patent purposes.