The Office of Graduate Education

Update as of 5/26/2022: Final Oral Examinations can be held remotely or in person. 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.

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Fall 2022- PhD

  • October 27, 2022     download PhD checklist
    Last day to request a final oral exam.
  • November 10, 2022
    Last day to hold a final oral exam.
  • November 17, 2022
    Last day to upload dissertation for final review by Office of Graduate Education
  • December 6, 2022 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final dissertation by Office of Graduate Education

Fall 2022 - Master's

  • November 29, 2022     download MS checklist
    Last day to upload thesis for review by Office of Graduate Education
  • December 8, 2022 - 12pm NOON
    Last day to receive approval of final thesis by Office of Graduate Education

Spring 2023 Deadlines

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