Ph.D.E.E Student Resources

Deadlines for PhD Candidates Graduating in May

  • Friday, March 13, 2015 – Deadline to Defend Dissertation for May graduation (Week of Midterms) NO EXCEPTIONS. All others will have to defend Summer or Fall.   

  • Friday, March 27, 2015 Deadline to submit UNBOUND Final Draft of Dissertation to ECE Department.

    1. Review Dissertation Manual, make sure dissertation has correct format.
    2. Go to writing center on campus and have them review your Thesis  and sign a form stating that it has been reviewed. (NOTE:  The Department will NOT accept your Thesis without this form)
    3. Get Dissertation  Approval Route Sheet signed by all committee members
    4. Submit the following to the Department (to Mrs. Purvis):
      1. Hard copy of Dissertation
      2. Signed form from writing center
      3. Dissertation  Approval Route Sheet  signed by all committee members.
  • Friday, April 10, 2015 :  Deadline to submit Final Bound Dissertation to Department Head
    • Students must provide a minimum of 6 signed copies of the Dissertation:
      • 1-for the ECE Department
      • 1-for the Dean’s Office
      • 2-for the Graduate School
      • 2-for the Library
  • Friday, April 17, 2015 Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015  (Please consult with your Committee Chair for approval  before submitting this application)

New Students

Select Committee Chair (after completing 9 credit hours)

Preliminary Exam (must be taken after completing 9 hours)

Graduate Plan of study (done after completing 18 credit hours)

Qualifying Exam ( taken after completing  36 credit hours)

Advancement to Candidacy (after successful completion of Qualifying exam)

Doctoral Dissertation

Request for Dissertation Defense

Requirements for Refereed Papers

Graduation Forms and Links


Applying for Graduation

Degree Audit

Transfer Credit

Time limit

Other Forms

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