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MSE and WE Graduation: MS & PhD

Congratulations! You have worked hard for your degree and have much of which to be proud! In your final term there are a few items to address, both academic and administrative, in order to secure your degree.

Please review all sections on this page. We have tried to include all information needed in your final term so that you can complete your degree.



More information

Questions? Please contact the MSE-WE Graduate Studies Coordinator, Mark Cooper

Submit an MSE-WE Graduation Review Request form

Graduate School
Graduation Services

Room reservation
To reserve a conference room in Fontana or EJTC.

University calendar
(for term start-end dates, Commencement, etc.)

Commencement information

End-of-Semester graduate
Def: A degree applicant who does not meet graduation deadlines to qualify for Commencement in the term of application but who does complete all degree requirements by the last business day prior to the start of the next term.

  • Such a student will receive the degree at or after Commencement in the following term.
  • Enrollment in that following term is not required to receive the degree. 
  • If requested, the Graduate School can provide a verification letter confirming completion of all degree requirements. (Contact Graduation Services, 614-292-6031)


Academic Misconduct

The MSE department takes plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct very seriously and will forward cases to the OSU Committee on Academic Misconduct as necessary.

"Plagiarism is the representation of another's work or ideas as one's own; it includes the unacknowledged word-for-word use and/or paraphrasing of another person's work, and/or the inappropriate unacknowledged use of another person's ideas." OSU Code of Student Conduct (3335-23-04)