|Deadlines||Fall 2019||Spring 2020||Summer 2020|
|Advance to Candidacy||
|Jan 24||May 29|
|Apply for Graduation||Oct 4||Feb 21||Jun 26|
|Submit to the School of Graduate Studies: Preliminary Approval and Notice of Defense
Note: If your defense is scheduled before this deadline, the Preliminary Approval and Notice of Defense must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the Defense.
|Nov 14||Apr 23||Jul 9|
|Last Day to defend Thesis/Dissertation
Note: Forms to bring to your defense for committee signatures: (1) Approval Page; (2) Final Report on Candidate form
|Nov 29||May 1||Jul 24|
|Submit to the School of Graduate Studies:(1) Final Report on Candidate;(2) Thesis/Dissertation Approval Page||Dec 5||May 7||Jul 30|
|Submit electronic PDF of Thesis/Dissertation to UMI/ProQuest Publishing
Note: Once you electronically submit your final copy for publishing, no changes are made to the format or content. Therefore, the burden of how the manuscript looks is entirely the responsibility of the student author.
|Dec 5||May 7||Jul 30|
Forms and Assistance: All forms are available on the School of Graduate Studies' website. Students are responsible for obtaining the most current version (available on our site), and submitting them with the appropriate signatures.
Enrollment Requirements: Students must be registered for a minimum of one credit hour for the term in which they graduate. If you have registered for all the courses on your program of study, you may enroll in 996 Continuing Enrollment.