The Office of Graduate Education

Update as of 12/11/2020: All Final Oral Examinations will be held remotely in the Spring 2021 semester. The Office of Graduate Education has put in place procedures to ensure that students are able to defend their dissertations. Please see the FAQs for information about how to request a Final Oral Examination and the procedure for holding it. We will post on our page and reach out to our graduate students with any updated information.

Update as of 3/30/2020: Please see a message from the Dean of Graduate Education.

The Graduate Dean supports and endorses President Benson's message: Living Our Values. See the Graduate Dean's message.

Spring 2021- PhD

  • March 30, 2021     download PhD checklist
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • April 13, 2021
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • April 20, 2021
    Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Office of Graduate Education
  • May 4, 2021 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final dissertation by Office of Graduate Education

Spring 2021 - Master's

  • April 22, 2021     download MS checklist
    Last day to upload thesis for review by Office of Graduate Education
  • May 6, 2021 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final thesis by Office of Graduate Education

Spring 2021 Deadlines

  • View Spring 2021 Priority Deadlines here.
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