Deadlines for Thesis/Graduate Project and Dissertation
Students submitting a thesis/project/dissertation: Submitting a date change form will ONLY change your date on Solar. Students must modify their grad date in the Electronic Thesis/Dissertation system [ETD] by the planning form deadline of the anticipated semester/term of graduation.
IMPORTANT: Failure to meet any of the deadlines results in changing your graduation date to the next available semester, and you will be required to register for A&R 601 for $250.
Deadlines
Spring 2022  
March 4, 2022  Planning Form 
April 1, 2022  Preliminary Formatting for Theses, Dissertation and Graduate Project IMPORTANT: Preliminary draft stage requires that students have a completed working draft by the preliminary deadline. NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students TWO days to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD. 
May 6, 2022  Thesis/Dissertation/Graduate Project Final Submission NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students ONE day to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD. 
Summer 2022  
June 3, 2022  Planning Form 
July 1, 2022  Preliminary Formatting for Theses, Dissertation and Graduate Project IMPORTANT: Preliminary draft stage requires that students have a completed working draft by the preliminary deadline. NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students TWO days to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD. 
August 5, 2022  Thesis/Dissertation/Graduate Project Final Submission NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students ONE day to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD.

Fall 2022  
October 7, 2022  Planning Form 
November 4, 2022  Preliminary Formatting for Theses, Dissertation and Graduate Project IMPORTANT: Preliminary draft stage requires that students have a completed working draft by the preliminary deadline. NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students TWO days to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD. 
December 2, 2022  Thesis/Dissertation/Graduate Project Final Submission NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students ONE day to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD.

Spring 2023  
March 3, 2023  Planning Form 
April 7, 2023  Preliminary Formatting for Theses, Dissertation and Graduate Project IMPORTANT: Preliminary draft stage requires that students have a completed working draft by the preliminary deadline. NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students TWO days to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD. 
May 5, 2023  Thesis/Dissertation/Graduate Project Final Submission NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to check ETD for any required format change(s). If the student's formatting was rejected, the Graduate Evaluator gives students ONE day to make corrections and to resubmit in ETD. 