Important Deadlines

Deadlines for Proposals, Defenses, and Final Submissions

Please note: All proposals should be submitted to your individual committee members for their approval at least one week before the submission deadline. (Earlier submission to the committee is strongly advised.) Otherwise, you cannot expect faculty members to read and approve drafts in time to meet deadlines.

All proposals must be submitted as a Word-compatible email attachment sent to Alice Salazar Presti. All signature pages must be submitted in hard copy.

 

Spring 2018

January 3

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 11 January). (This is the last date for Proposals from students expecting to graduate in the Spring semester.)

January 17

Applications for Graduation due online (contact Pia for MA, Alice for PhD).

February 7

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 21 February). (Students submitting Proposals on this date will graduate in summer or later semesters.)

February 16

Teaching Assistant Applications due (submit to Julia Maddox).

February 22

Last day for submission of final draft of Dissertations to all members of the supervising committee. Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

March 8

Last day for submission of final draft of Portfolios and Theses to all members of the supervising committee. Master's students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

March 22

Last day to request oral defense of Portfolios, Theses, & Dissertations.

March 28

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 11 April). (Students submitting Proposals on this date will graduate in spring or later terms.)

April 5

Last day to hold oral defense of Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations.

April 16

Last day to upload Dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.

April 19

Last day to receive approval of final version of Dissertation by Graduate Studies Office (NOON).
Last day to upload Theses for review by Graduate Studies Office.

April 26

Last day for final submission of Portfolios (to the A&H office).
Last day to receive approval of final version of Theses by Graduate Studies Office (NOON).

TBA

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony & Spring Commencement.

 

Fall 2017

August 9

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 23 August).  (This is the last date for proposals from MA students expecting to graduate in the Fall semester.)

August 29

Applications for Graduation due (please email Pia for MA or Alice for PhD, to activate application).

September 26

Last day for submission of final draft of dissertations to all members of the supervising committee.  Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

September 27

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 11 October). (Students submitting proposals on this date will graduate in spring or later semesters.)

October 10

Last day for submission of final draft of portfolios or theses to all members of the supervising committee.  Master’s students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

October 24

Last day to request oral defense of portfolios (A&H Office), theses (A&H Office), and dissertations (Grad Dean).

November 1

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 15 November). (Students submitting proposals on this date will graduate in spring or later semesters.)

November 7

Last day to hold oral defense of portfolios, theses, and dissertations.

November 21

Last day for final submission of dissertations.

November 28

Last day for final submission of theses and portfolios.

 

For general University deadlines, see the Academic Calendar. For deadlines pertaining to the Office of Graduate Studies, see here.