The Office of Graduate Studies

Deadlines

In Absentia Deadlines (for Fall 2018 graduation)

In Absentia for those Summer 2018 candidates who did not make the Summer deadlines.
August 3, 2018 - PhD Only Last day to request a final oral exam.
August 17, 2018 - PhD Only Last day to hold a final oral exam.*
August 24, 2018 - MS Only Last day to upload thesis for review by Graduate Studies Office.
August 28, 2018 - PhD Only Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.
In Absentia - August 31, 2018, 12pm NOON - MS and PhD Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation/thesis by Graduate Studies Office.

 

PhD Deadlines - Fall 2018

August 28, 2018 Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2018.
October 23, 2018 Last day to request a final oral exam.
November 6, 2018 Last day to hold a final oral exam.*
November 15, 2018 Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.
November 20, 2018 - 12pm NOON Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation by Graduate Studies Office.

 

Master's Deadlines - Fall 2018

August 28, 2018 Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2018.
November 20, 2018 Last day to upload thesis for review by Graduate Studies Office.
November 27, 2018 - 12pm NOON Last day to receive approval of final version of thesis by Graduate Studies Office.

 

In Absentia Deadlines (for Spring 2019 graduation)

In Absentia for those Fall 2018 candidates who did not make the Fall deadlines.
December 6, 2018 - PhD Only Last day to request a final oral exam.
December 20, 2018 - PhD Only Last day to hold a final oral exam.*
January 11, 2019 - MS Only Last day to upload thesis for review by Graduate Studies Office.
January 15, 2019 - PhD Only Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.
In Absentia - January 18, 2019, 12pm NOON - MS and PhD Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation/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.