MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Note: These guidelines apply to both MS and PhD students (click here to find academic forms)

Deadlines

A word of advice: Try not to wait until the last possible date to complete your requirements.  The entire process will be less stressful for you and your committee if you give yourself extra time to get things done.

Upcoming Deadlines

Requirement

Summer 2019

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

Submit Request for Defense form, abstract, draft of thesis and CV to Academic Affairs

07/17/19

11/13/19

04/03/20

Defend thesis

07/31/19

11/27/19

04/17/20

Submit final thesis and exit forms to OAA (this is the only true "drop dead" deadline)

08/14/19

12/13/19

05/01/20

Formal graduation ceremony (attendance is optional)

05/09/20

05/09/20

05/09/20

List of exit forms

M.S.

Ph.D.