Deadline Dates for PhD and MS students turning in a dissertation or thesis: (Electronic Signatures are accepted on final printed copies of the dissertation and thesis papers)
Degree Date: May
Application for Degree Due: by mid February
Final Copy of Thesis/Dissertation Due: May 5 (Thursday, May 5, 2022) - Please see link for Final Completion Checklist Below)
Degree Date: August
Application for Degree Due: by mid June
Final Copy of Thesis/Dissertation Due: August 5 (Friday, August 5, 2022) - Please see link for Final Completion Checklist Below)
Degree Date: December
Application for Degree Due: by mid October
Final Copy of Thesis/Dissertation Due: December 5 (Monday, December 5, 2022) - Please see link for Final Completion Checklist Below)
For All SSE MS and PhD Students: Make sure you apply to Graduate - The Apply for Degree (instructions) application is on your Gibson Online Account . If you are earning a certificate along with your degree, you must complete 2 applications: One application for your Degree and one application for your certificate. Applications do not roll forward. You must apply to graduate within the semester in which you plan to earn your degree and receive your diploma.
For PhD Students Only - Prior to applying to graduate, you should have completed the Admission to Candidacy Form and Prospectus Approval Form and sent it to the SSE Dean's Office or emailed it to Janet Morgan.
To assist you with the above guidelines for degree completion, please use the MS/PhD Checklist.
Checklist for Graduation for students with a Thesis (MS) or Dissertation (PhD):