Dates & Deadlines

College of Graduate Studies’ Thesis, Dissertation & Non-Thesis Report Form (NTR) 2015 Deadlines
 
Please check with your department as they may have earlier deadlines than COGS.

Summer 2015 Graduate with No Summer 2015 Registration Required (if registered in spring 2015):
Meeting the June 12, 2015  Thesis & Dissertation Deadline

May 15  LAST DATE FOR FINAL DEFENSES.  In ETD, submit your thesis or dissertation for the FIRST format review ONE WEEK BEFORE your final defense in order to obtain format review approval for your Authorization to Submit page.
June 5 Last day to submit the final version of your document in ETD (this is the fully revised—both content and format—version of your document that will be published online) if you are planning to make the June 5th deadline.  If you are unable to meet this deadline, please contact Melinda for assistance in submitting your document.
June 12  Final day that the bond copy of your document can be delivered to Morrill 201A; this is the print copy of the final ETD version that will be housed in the library.  Any theses or dissertations that are submitted after this date will require summer 2015 registration. Final day for NTR submissions.

Summer 2015 Graduate with Summer 2015 Registration Required:
Meeting the August 7, 2015 Thesis & Dissertation Deadline

July 17 LAST DATE FOR FINAL DEFENSES. In ETD, submit your thesis or dissertation for the FIRST format review ONE WEEK BEFORE your final defense in order to obtain format review approval for your Authorization to Submit page.
July 31 Last day to submit the final version of your document in ETD (this is the fully revised—both content and format—version of your document that will be published online) if you are planning to make the August 7th deadline.  If you are unable to meet this deadline, please contact Melinda for assistance in submitting your document.
August 7  Final day that the bond copy of your document can be delivered to Morrill 201A; this is the print copy of the final ETD version that will be housed in the library.  Final day for NTR submissions.

Fall 2015 Graduate with No Fall 2015 Registration Required (if registered in summer 2015):
Meeting the August 21, 2015 Thesis & Dissertation Deadline
August 7 LAST DATE FOR FINAL DEFENSES. In ETD, submit your thesis or dissertation for the FIRST format review ONE WEEK BEFORE your final defense in order to obtain format review approval for your Authorization to Submit page.
August 14 Last day to submit the final version of your document in ETD (this is the fully revised—both content and format—version of your document that will be published online) if you are planning to make the August 21st deadline.  If you are unable to meet this deadline, please contact Melinda for assistance in submitting your document.
August 21  Final day that the bond copy of your document can be delivered to Morrill 201A; this is the print copy of the final ETD version that will be housed in the library.  Any theses or dissertations that are submitted after this date will require fall 2015 registration.  Final day for NTR submissions.

Fall 2015 Graduate with Fall 2015 Registration Required:
Meeting the December 14, 2015 Thesis & Dissertation Deadline

November 30 
LAST DATE FOR FINAL DEFENSES. In ETD, submit your thesis or dissertation for the FIRST format review ONE WEEK BEFORE your final defense in order to obtain format review approval for your Authorization to Submit page.
December 7
Last day to submit the final version of your document in ETD (this is the fully revised—both content and format—version of your document that will be published online) if you are planning to make the December 14th deadline.  If you are unable to meet this deadline, please contact Melinda for assistance in submitting your document.
December 14
Final day that the bond copy of your document can be delivered to Morrill 201A; this is the print copy of the final ETD version that will be housed in the library.  Any theses or dissertations
December 18 Final day for NTR submissions.


Application Priority Deadlines
Fall Semester (August to December) February 1
Spring Semester (January to May) September 1
Summer Session (Begins mid May) February 1

***Note for International Applicants: To provide time for evaluation, for notice of admission status to reach the applicant, and for USICE requirements to be met for issuance of a student visa, applications and credentials should be received by the Graduate Admissions Office no later than the following dates:
Final Deadline – International Applicants
Fall Semester (August to December) May 1
Spring Semester (January to May) October 1
Summer Session (Begins mid May) March 15