News and Events

Academic Calendar

The 2023-24 Academic Calendar is available online. Additionally, the Graduate School Calendar provides important dates and reminders for graduate students. Please note changes to semester starts and fall breaks, among other shifts in Graduate School dates. 

Important Information for New Graduate Assistants: I-9 Form Requirement

All new graduate assistants must complete an I-9 form within 72 hours of their starting date. Graduate School staff will be available to accept and process I-9 forms on:

  • Monday, August 28, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Zilber Hall, room 217 (the conference room next to the main entrance to the Graduate School).
  • Tuesday, August 29, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Zilber Hall, room 217 (the conference room next to the main entrance to the Graduate School).

On other dates, students can come directly to the Graduate School, Zilber Hall, room 205 during regular business hours 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Forms are available on the Graduate School’s website. A list of acceptable I.D.s is on page two of the form. All I.D.s must be original and unexpired.

Dissertation Defense Schedule

Dissertation Defense Schedule

Check out upcoming dissertation defenses scheduled on campus and learn how to set yourself up for a successful videoconference defense!

Also- learn how to submit your thesis or dissertation online

Computing PhD Graduate Program

Where will grad school take you?

Find your future at Marquette and earn the degree that serves your mission and passion in life. View all graduate programs. 


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News & Announcements

Join The Center for Engagement and Inclusion for Multicultural Student Welcomes. Meet up with other students from similar backgrounds for free food and games. See meetup groups and times.

Visit Marquette Today for more Graduate School news

Explore the new Graduate Student Success Website

Congratulations to our Three Minute Thesis winner Sarah Rolli, and runner-up Hannah Buchholz. Read more about the event.

Online graduate programs in nursing, computing ranked in top 25 nationally by U.S. News & World Report

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Save time. And money. Marquette offers accelerated degree programs, where students can earn a bachelor's and master's degree in as soon as five years. Learn more about ADP.

Visit us in person and virtually

New Financial Aid application launches via CheckMarq

Career Portal for Graduate Students launched

Watch the virtual health insurance session for graduate students and learn what's available to you

Connect with other graduate students. Join the Graduate Student Organization (GSO).

Our graduate students are Being the Difference on campus and beyond. Read about graduate students' successes and submit your own story.