Dates & Deadlines


Dates & Deadlines

Spring (New Dates)

Application to Graduate: February 1
Oral Defense: March 11
Submission of Thesis/Dissertation to College Dean:  April 3
Submission of Thesis: April 6
Submission of Dissertation April 6
Non-Thesis Final Oral Exam: April 15



Application to Graduate: June 1
Oral Defense: June 15 
Submission of Thesis/Dissertation to College Dean:June 27
Submission of Thesis: June 30
Submission of Dissertation June 30
Non-Thesis Final Oral Exam: July 15


Fall (New Dates)

Application to Graduate: September 1
Oral Defense: October 25 
Submission of Thesis/Dissertation to College Dean: November 10
Submission of Thesis: November 13 
Submission of Dissertation: November 13
Non-Thesis Final Oral Exam: November 15


Thesis and Dissertation dates were adjusted to give students more time to submit.  Due to the change, these deadlines are firm dates.

Thesis/Dissertation must be approved (signed) by committee, department/program chair, college dean and submitted to Graduate Studies by the POSTED date.
Dates falling on Saturday or Sunday will be extended to the following Monday.


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