Fall 2022 Deadlines & Commencement
October 10: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
September 19: Graduation Application Deadline
November 1: Defense Deadline
November 15: Final Submission Deadline
December 12: Commencement, 2:30 p.m., Colonial Life Arena
December 12: Doctoral Commencement, 9:30 a.m., Koger Center
Spring 2023 Deadlines & Commencement
March 1: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
March 10: Graduation Application Deadline
March 21: Defense Deadline
April 4: Final Submission Deadline
May 5: Commencement, 3 p.m., Colonial Life Arena
May 6: Doctoral Commencement, 1 p.m., Koger Center
May 6: Commencement, 3 p.m., Colonial Life Arena
Summer 2023 Deadlines
July 6: Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation
July 14: Defense Deadline
July 18: Graduation Application Deadline
July 24: Final Submission Deadline
August 15: Summer Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)
Try to submit your thesis or dissertation document early.
That way, you'll have more time to make any necessary formatting changes.
Preparing Your Document
We require consistency in form and appearance for all thesis and dissertation documents. Be sure to follow all formatting guidelines so you can avoid having to make changes and resubmit your document.
Every thesis and dissertation must conform to the requirements in this guide to be accepted. If your thesis or dissertation document is not accepted on the first try, you will be required to make the necessary changes and resubmit.
- Dissertation Sample with Notes
- Dissertation Sample without Notes
- Thesis Sample with Notes
- Thesis Sample without Notes
Thesis & Dissertation MS Word Template Workshop
This workshop will feature tips and formatting requirements specific to Word, and you will hear a representative from the University Writing Center share information on writing resources available to you.