ECE Deadlines  to Defend Thesis, Project or Dissertation

Fall Deadlines

  • Submit  Graduate School form:  Second Friday in September
  • Request  a time Thesis/Project/Dissertation Defense:  Second Friday in September
  • Submit Announcement (Template):  Second Friday in September
  • Deadline to Defend: First Friday in  October ( no exceptions-  if deadlines are missed re-apply for graduation for the Spring semester)
  • Deadline to submit draft of Thesis, Project, or Dissertation Drafts to the Department:  Third Friday in October – two weeks after the defense

Spring Deadlines

  • Submit  Graduate School form:  Second Friday in February
  • Request  a time Thesis/Project/Dissertation Defense: Second Friday in February
  • Submit Announcement (Template): Second Friday in February
  • Deadline to Defend: First Friday in  March ( no exceptions-  if deadlines are missed re-apply for graduation for the Summer semester)
  • Deadline to submit draft of Thesis, Project, or Dissertation Drafts to the Department:  Third Friday in March – two weeks after the defense

Summer Deadlines

  • Submit  Graduate School form:  Second Friday in September
  • Request  a time Thesis/Project/Dissertation Defense:  Second Friday in September
  • Submit Announcement (Template):  Second Friday in September
  • Deadline to Defend: First Friday in July ( no exceptions-  if deadlines are missed re-apply for graduation for the Fall semester)
  • Deadline to submit draft of Thesis, Project, or Dissertation Drafts to the Department:  Third Friday in July – two weeks after the defense