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Deadlines

Deadlines for the Thesis/Dissertation Submission process listed by upcoming graduation term:

Deadlines listed by graduation term
Graduation Term: January 2024
Pre-Defense
Defense Deadline
Final Submission Deadline
Graduation Term: May 2024
Pre-Defense
Defense Deadline
Final Submission Deadline
Graduation Term: August 2024
Pre-Defense
Defense Deadline
Final Submission Deadline
Graduation Term: January 2025
Pre-Defense
Defense Deadline
Final Submission Deadline
Graduation Term: May 2025
Pre-Defense
Defense Deadline
Final Submission Deadline
Graduation Term: August 2025
Pre-Defense
Defense Deadline
Final Submission Deadline
The Deadline Template
Pre-Defense Deadline
  • For May and August Graduates: 4 weeks before the last day of classes for the relevant term.
  • For January Graduates: 5 weeks before the last day of fall classes.
Defense Deadline
  • For May and August Graduates: 2 weeks before the last day of classes for the relevant term.
  • For January Graduates: 3 weeks before the last day of fall classes.
Final Submission Deadline
  • For all Graduates: 1 week before the last day of classes for the relevant term.