The Office of Graduate Education

Update as of 5/1/2020: All Final Oral Examinations will be held remotely in the summer 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.

Update as of 3/18/2020: As announced in a message from President Richard C. Benson, commencement activities and ceremonies - including Doctoral Hooding and Honors Convocation - scheduled for May 11-14, 2020, will not take place as scheduled. Please watch this site and monitor your UT Dallas 11email for more details about rescheduling of commencement ceremonies.

Coming Fall 2019 - a new Certificate Program...Read More
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Our office provides resources to help graduate students with academic writing, such as a paper, a literature review, a dissertation...Read More
Dr. Aziz Sancar, who earned his PhD in molecular and cell biology from UT Dallas in 1977, is one of three scientists who received the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Read More

Spring 2020- PhD

  • March 19, 2020     download PhD checklist
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • April 2, 2020
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • April 9, 2020
    Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Office of Graduate Education
  • April 16, 2020 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final dissertation by Office of Graduate Education

Spring 2020 - Master's

  • April 23, 2020     download MS checklist
    Last day to upload thesis for review by Office of Graduate Education
  • April 30, 2020 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final thesis by Office of Graduate Education

In Absentia Deadlines

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