MASTER'S AND Ph.D. STUDENTS
Dates & Deadlines
Spring (New Dates)
Application to Graduate: February 1
Oral Defense: March 11
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: 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: 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.
Application to Graduate Link