August 31, 2017 completion deadline for fall 2017 convocation
|Steps||Deadlines and details for fall 2016 program completions||Paperwork and contact links|
|Submit Intention to Graduate/Program Completion form||Submit to SCS Grad Office before arranging defense (fill out Intention to Graduate portion only).||Intention to Graduate / Program Completion|
Review PhD defense information and instructions.
|Found on MGO website. Further details and CS requirements found on the CS Graduate web page.||PhD thesis procedures and external examiner criteria|
|Submit Approval of PhD Defense Committee form||Submit to Math Grad Office at least seven weeks before oral defense (no later than July 4)||Thesis Submission / Committee Approval Request Form (PDF)|
|Submit one pdf electronic copy of PhD Thesis for display to MGO.||To Math Grad office at least six weeks before oral defense (no later than July 10)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Post oral defense (contact Paula Roser well in advance to book room)||Email with date, time, location, and copy of abstract||Paula Roser|
|Oral defense||Allow time for minor post defense revisions and formatting review before official deposit of thesis, (no later than August 14)|
|MGO to submit PhD Thesis Examination Report and Acceptance Certificate||To GSO no later than August 17 to allow time for formatting review/revisions|
|Upload thesis to UWSpace for formatting review (GSO must receive Thesis Acceptance first to proceed with this)||No later than August 21 or earlier if Thesis Acceptance has been submitted to GSO.||UWSpace|
|Electronic thesis deposited on UWSpace||No later than August 31, 2017||UWSpace|
1. The school no longer requires bound copies of theses for our library or for supervisors. All personal bound copies can be ordered through media.doc.
2. PhD defenses must not be arranged during the blackout period from August 21 to September 1, 2017.
September 22, 2017 - 100% tuition refund deadline
All degree requirements must be completed and paperwork must be submitted to GSO by this date. Students do NOT have to register (pay fees) for the FALL 2017 term. Students will attend Spring convocation in June 2018.
October 25, 2017 - 50% tuition refund deadline
Students who cannot meet the 100% deadline can elect to change their status to part-time for fall term to reduce their fees and will also be eligible for a 50% fee refund if they meet this deadline. Students will attend Spring convocation in June 2018. Please note that students may forfeit funding if they elect to go part-time.