Step 4: Generate and complete forms and timeline
What steps are required in the process?
Registration of candidacy
Number of copies and places to which they are submitted
Are progress reports required?
Is there a minimum or maximum time period between submission of the dissertation proposal and the final defence?
Is there a specific time of year at which a defence must be held?
What is the timeline?
The dissertation must be submitted to the committee at least two weeks before the Graduate School Requirements
Thesis proposal must be submitted to the Graduate School the semester after passing preliminary exams
The final oral examination must be taken within five years of the semester following the preliminary oral exam, or an approved extension for the time limit must be on file defence