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Academic Deadlines

Potential Graduate Degree Recipients

Academic Year (2017-18)
Revised: 09/05/2017
Action required if you wish to graduate in... December 2017 May 2018 August 2018

Request Appointment for Defense of Thesis/Dissertation Examination Committee (Form 5B)

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, February 2, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018
Latest day to defend to qualify for degree Monday, November 27, 2017 Friday, April 20, 2018 Friday, July 27, 2018
MPS, MF and MLA students must notify OI&GS of their intent to complete the degree be filling out the Graduation Form and returning it to 227 Bray to be included in the commencement (graduation) program Friday, November 3, 2017 Wednesday, April 18, 2018
No set deadline
Submit a final, revised, and signed version of document and associated paperwork to Office of Instruction & Graduate Studies Thursday, November 30, 2017 Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Friday, August 3, 2018

Please note: Consult the Instructions for Completing a Thesis or Dissertation prior to submitting a final draft to your defense committee members. All committee members (Major Professor, Steering Committee, Readers/Examiners, and the Defense Committee Chair) must have a final draft at least two weeks prior to the defense. Students should notify the Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies via e-mail of the date, time, and location of the defense at least 2 weeks in advance of the defense or it may be rescheduled.