College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Deadlines and Forms

Departmental Deadlines

The following table summarizes student benchmarks for both PLSC MS and Ph.D. students:

Graduate School Deadlines

Deadlines for admissions, class registration, fellowship and award, thesis, dissertation, and graduation can be found on the Graduate School’s website

University academic deadlines (drop/add, credit level changes, withdrawal, etc.) can be found on the Office of the Registrar's 
Academic Deadlines page.
Graduation DeadlinesAdmission Deadlines
Registration DeadlinesFellowship Deadlines
REMINDER: It is the responsibility of the student to comply with the various deadlines. In many cases, exceptions will not be granted.

Graduate Student Registration
Please remember that it is your responsibility to keep track and understand the deadlines and implications of not meeting them. There are financial implications when the deadlines are not met.

PLSC Forms

If you fill out a form this may require the signature of the Graduate Director. Please include the Graduate Director, and your advisor, when submitting these forms to the Graduate School.
These forms are filled out between you and your advisor. If you have questions please contact Dr. Jianhua Zhu, Chair of the Admissions and Examination Committee, at Copies of these forms go to the Chair's Office as well at

For more information on the forms required, please visit our 
PLSC Graduate Program Handbook page.


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