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Thesis & Dissertation

  Understanding Deadlines and Requirements

The final requirement in earning a graduate degree is the completion and defense of the master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. Understanding the steps and associated deadlines in the thesis/dissertation submission and degree conferral process is necessary to establish a successful plan and realistic timeframe. 

2018 Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadlines:

  • For May 27, 2018 conferral, deadline is May 11.
  • For August 20, 2018 conferral, deadline is August 3.
  • For December 31, 2018 conferral, deadline is December 1.

See our Planning Timeline for more detailed information.