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Deadlines

Please note that, until further notice, thesis and dissertation defenses and oral comprehensive exams are not to take place in person. Instead, they will be held remotely via Zoom or Teams. This decision was made to help protect the health and well-being of the entire campus community.

Master's Students

Requirement Fall 2020
Last Day to Apply for Graduation October 2, 2020
Final Date for Thesis Defense November 3, 2020
Thesis Due to The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 10, 2020
Thesis Must be Approved by The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 24, 2020
Comprehensive Examination Paperwork* December 2, 2020

*For Thesis or Non-Thesis students: The comprehensive exam deadline is for paperwork only. If your comprehensive examination is your thesis defense, it must be scheduled and completed by the defense deadlines listed above. Please work with your graduate advisor to make sure you meet all departmental deadlines and other degree requirements.

Doctoral Students

Requirement Fall 2020
Last Day to Apply for Graduation October 2, 2020
Final Date for Dissertation Defense November 3, 2020
Dissertation Due to The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 10, 2020
Dissertation Must be Approved by The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 24, 2020
Survey of Earned Doctorates due to The Graduate College by 5 p.m. November 24, 2020