March 26, 2018
Last day for doctoral students to submit their manuscript for initial format review. This review is required for graduation.
April 9, 2018
Last day for master’s students to submit their manuscript for initial format review. This review is required for graduation.
April 23, 2018
Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to submit the first attempt at final clearance of the final, defended version of manuscript and all required forms
May 4, 2018
Last day for all doctoral and master’s students to receive clearance email from the Manuscript Clearance Office
*Missing a semester deadline will result in the student automatically being ineligible for graduation that term.
60-Day Deadline: The final, defended, content-approved manuscript and all required forms must be submitted to Manuscript Clearance within 60 calendar days after a successful defense. Students under the 60-day deadline must receive an email from Manuscript Clearance confirming final clearance no later than 7 calendar days after the 60-day deadline. This allows time for additional formatting corrections to be made, if necessary. Weekends and University Holidays are not excluded from any deadline, so please take this into account when planning to meet this deadline. No exceptions will be made for this policy.