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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Note: These guidelines apply to both M.S. and Ph.D. 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

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

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

11/16/2018

04/12/2019

07/17/2019

Defend thesis

11/30/2018

04/26/2019

07/31/2019

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

12/14/2018

05/10/2019

08/14/2019

Formal graduation ceremony (attendance is optional)

05/18/2019

05/18/2019

TBD

List of exit forms

M.S.

Ph.D.