The Office of Graduate Studies

Deadlines

Due to the closure of the University for the Winter Break, if you wish to defend Jan. 3 – 16, 2018, you are required to submit your dissertation to the Thesis and Dissertation Submission website by Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

Also, please note that the submission website will be closed during the Winter Break and will reopen for activity on Jan. 3, 2018.

PhD Deadlines - Fall 2017

August 29, 2017 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2017.
October 24, 2017 Last day to request a final oral exam.
November 7, 2017 Last day to hold a final oral exam.*
November 16, 2017 Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.
November 21, 2017 - 12pm NOON Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation by Graduate Studies Office.

 

Master's Deadlines - Fall 2017

August 29, 2017 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2017.
November 21, 2017 Last day to upload thesis for review by Graduate Studies Office.
November 28, 2017 - 12pm NOON Last day to receive approval of final version of thesis by Graduate Studies Office.

 

In Absentia Deadlines

In Absentia for those Fall 2017 candidates who did not make the Fall deadlines.
December 7, 2017 - PhD Only Last day to request a final oral exam.
December 21, 2017 - PhD Only Last day to hold a final oral exam. *
January 12, 2018 - MS Only Last day to upload thesis for review by Graduate Studies Office.
January 16, 2018 - PhD Only Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.
In Absentia - January 19, 2018, 12pm NOON - MS and PhD Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation/thesis by Graduate Studies Office.

 

PhD Deadlines - Spring 2018

January 17, 2018 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2018.
March 22, 2018 Last day to request a final oral exam.
April 5, 2018 Last day to hold a final oral exam.*
April 16, 2018 Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.
April 19, 2018 - 12pm NOON Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation by Graduate Studies Office.

 

Master's Deadlines - Spring 2018

January 17, 2018 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2018.
April 19, 2018 Last day to upload thesis for review by Graduate Studies Office.
April 26, 2018 - 12pm NOON Last day to receive approval of final version of thesis by Graduate Studies Office.

For University deadline dates, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

 

*May NOT conduct Final Oral Exam when the University is closed for business. It also may not start after 4:00pm.