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Deadlines for Submitting Your ETD

To cleared for graduation in a specific semester, you must complete the following by the close of business on the deadline dates listed below:

1. Upload the final and approved manuscript to the ProQuest ETD Adminstrator site and complete all requested formatting revisions.

2. Complete and turn in your ETD Approval Form and other required forms to your ETD School Administrator.

3. Met all the other requirements for graduation.

Please refer to the Steps in Submission page for a list of steps and items to be completed by the stated deadline

In the event one of these dates falls on a Saturday, Sunday or recognized holiday, the submission deadline automatically moves to the next business day. If you have any questions or concerns regarding these deadlines, please contact your graduate school ETD Administrator.

    Doctoral Dissertations

  1. To graduate and participate in May commencement activities in the Spring, the submission deadline is April 1.
  2. To graduate in the Fall, the submission deadline is January 15.
  3. To graduate in Summer, the submission deadline is August 15.

    Master's Theses

  1. To graduate in Spring, the submission deadline is May 15.
  2. To graduate in the Fall, the submission deadline is January 15.
  3. To graduate in Summer, the submission deadline is August 15.