Palliative and End of Life Care Certificate Admissions Timeline


Autumn: June 18
Spring: November 1
Summer: March 1

Applications for this certificate are accepted each term. The application and all required materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the listed due date. You can track the status of your application through your Applicant Center. The application status will show as “pending” until a decision is posted. Graduate transfer applications can track their application status by emailing


Decision: Within a month after the deadline

Most applicants will have a decision posted to their Applicant Center within a month of the deadline and will be notified of their application decision via an email from Graduate and Professional Admissions. Graduate transfer applicants will be notified of their admission decision via email. Once admitted, students will receive a Virtual Admissions Packet to guide their next steps.


Accept: Two weeks post decision

All admitted students will have two weeks after the decision notification to accept their offer online.


Preparing for the program

Prior to the start of the semester, admitted students must complete the following:

  • Complete Financial Responsibility Statement
  • Complete program compliance requirements that are due the first week of the program (if applicable)
  • Register for classes

Classes begin

Autumn: August
Spring: January
Summer: May

Please review the Academic Calendar for specific start dates. Tuition and fee payments are due one week prior to the start of the semester. Please reference your Statement of Account through your statement of Account through BuckeyeLink for more details.