Important Deadlines

Deadlines for Proposals, Defenses, and Final Submissions

Please note: All proposals should be submitted to your individual committee members for their approval at least one week before the submission deadline. (Earlier submission to the committee is strongly advised.) Otherwise, you cannot expect faculty members to read and approve drafts in time to meet deadlines.

All proposals must be submitted as a Word-compatible email attachment sent to Alice Salazar Presti. All signature pages must be submitted in hard copy.

 

Spring 2018

January 3

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 11 January). (This is the last date for Proposals from students expecting to graduate in the Spring semester.)

January 17

Applications for Graduation due online (contact Pia for MA, Alice for PhD).

February 7

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 21 February). (Students submitting Proposals on this date will graduate in summer or later semesters.)

February 16

Teaching Assistant Applications due (submit to Julia Maddox).

February 22

Last day for submission of final draft of Dissertations to all members of the supervising committee. Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

March 8

Last day for submission of final draft of Portfolios and Theses to all members of the supervising committee. Master's students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

March 22

Last day to request oral defense of Portfolios, Theses, & Dissertations.

March 28

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 11 April). (Students submitting Proposals on this date will graduate in spring or later terms.)

April 5

Last day to hold oral defense of Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations.

April 16

Last day to upload Dissertation for final review by Graduate Studies Office.

April 19

Last day to receive approval of final version of Dissertation by Graduate Studies Office (NOON).
Last day to upload Theses for review by Graduate Studies Office.

April 26

Last day for final submission of Portfolios (to the A&H office).
Last day to receive approval of final version of Theses by Graduate Studies Office (NOON).

TBA

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony & Spring Commencement.

 

Summer 2018

May 16

Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 30 May).
(This is the only submission date for M.A. students wishing to graduate in the Summer 2018 semester. Enrollment in Summer or Fall semester is required for all submissions.)

May 22

Last day for submission of final draft of dissertations to all members of the supervising committee. Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

June 4

Applications for Graduation due.

June 8

Last day for submission of final draft of portfolios and theses to all members of the supervising committee. M.A. students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.

June 22

Last day for requests for oral defense of dissertations, theses, and portfolios.

July 6

Last day for defense of dissertations, theses, and portfolios.

July 17

Last day for final submissions of dissertations to Office of Graduate Dean.

July 20

Last day for final submissions of theses (to the Office of the Graduate Dean) and portfolios (to the A&H Office)

 

For general University deadlines, see the Academic Calendar. For deadlines pertaining to the Office of Graduate Studies, see here.