MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Note: These guidelines apply to both MS and PhD students


Upcoming 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 2019

Summer 2019

Fall 2019

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

04/12/19

07/17/19

11/13/19

Defend thesis

04/26/19

07/31/19

11/27/19

Students who want to participate in the formal graduation ceremony are expected to submit their final documents by this deadline

05/06/19

N/A

N/A

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

05/10/19

08/14/19

12/13/19

Formal graduation ceremony (attendance is optional)

05/18/19

05/09/20

05/09/20

List of exit forms

M.S.

Ph.D.