The Office of Graduate Education

Update as of 8/16/2021: Final Oral Examinations can be held remotely or in person during the Fall 2021 semester. Please see the FAQs for in person defense requirements. 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.

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Fall 2021- PhD

  • October 28, 2021     download PhD checklist
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • November 11, 2021
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • November 18, 2021
    Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Office of Graduate Education
  • December 2, 2021 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final dissertation by Office of Graduate Education

Fall 2021 - Master's

  • November 30, 2021     download MS checklist
    Last day to upload thesis for review by Office of Graduate Education
  • December 9, 2021 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final thesis by Office of Graduate Education

Spring 2022 Deadlines

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