The designated person in the student's home department (the candidate, the supervisor, the graduate coordinator or graduate assistant) will schedule the Oral Thesis Examination by filling out the Ph.D. Oral Thesis Examination Form. This form outlines the composition of the Thesis Examining Committee and other details of the thesis examination.
Ph.D. Oral Thesis Examination Form (124 KB)
With the exception of the Chairperson for Doctoral Programs, it is the responsibility of the Department to select, verify eligibility, and invite all members of the Thesis Examining Committee.
Important: Final approval of the Thesis Examining Commitee members lies with the Dean of School of Graduate Studies.
Confidential Report Form: The Thesis Coordinator circulates the oral examination particulars and confidential report forms to each member of the Thesis Examining Committee by email. The confidential report is to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org 5 working days before the oral thesis examination.