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

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

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

04/12/21

07/13/21

TBD

Defend thesis

04/23/21

07/27/21

TBD

Submit final thesis and all exit forms to OAA - no extensions!!

05/07/21

08/10/21

TBD

Formal graduation ceremony (attendance is optional)

Note: Limited to students who intend to finish all requirements by 5/7/21.  To participate students must submit Thesis and “Request for Defense” to GSBS by 4/12/21.

05/02/21

05/XX/22

05/XX/22

List of exit forms

M.S.

Ph.D.