Spring 2021 Deadlines & Commencement
February 15: Graduation Application Deadline
April 3: Format Check Deadline
April 8: Defense Deadline
April 18: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
May 7: Commencement Exercises, Details TBA
May 8: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, 1 p.m., Details TBA
Summer 2021 Deadlines & Commencement
July 10: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
July 15: Defense Deadline
July 19: Graduation Application Deadline
July 25: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
August 15: Summer Graduation (no ceremony)
Fall 2021 Deadlines & Commencement
November 8: Format Check Deadline
November 13: Defense Deadline
November 23: Final Submission Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
December 13: Commencement Exercises, Details TBA
December 13: Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Details TBA
Try to submit your thesis or dissertation document early.
That way, you'll have more time to make any necessary formatting changes.
Preparing Your Document
We require consistency in form and appearance for all thesis and dissertation documents. Be sure to follow all formatting guidelines so you can avoid having to make changes and resubmit your document.
Every thesis and dissertation must conform to the requirements in this guide to be accepted. If your thesis or dissertation document is not accepted on the first try, you will be required to make the necessary changes and resubmit.
- Dissertation Sample with Notes
- Dissertation Sample without Notes
- Thesis Sample with Notes
- Thesis Sample without Notes