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Welcome to graduate education in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design. You are responsible for meeting deadlines and making sure all requirements are fulfilled for your degree. Be sure to check with your graduate adviser for specific program requirements.

December 2023 Graduation Deadlines

  • Applying to Graduate: October 13, 2023
  • Recommended Last Day to Defend: November 17, 2023
  • ETD Submission: December 8, 2023

Applications for graduation must be submitted online. To do so, login to STAR and click Student Services and Housing. From there, click Student Records and then Apply to Graduate for Doctoral, Professional and Masters Students.

Your Shuttle Sheet Request Form must be submitted by email at least two weeks prior to your defense date. Forms are to be emailed to Kim Barnes at .  All requirements for a degree must be met by the end of the semester the student is graduating.

Contact Information

If you have questions about specific procedures or requirements, reach out to your adviser or Kim Barnes, associate dean for academic administration. She  can answer questions about student records, degree requirements and assistance in completing the necessary graduation forms.