Submit your final thesis by the posted submission deadline submission to the graduate school must include: an electronic submission of the thesis to proquest. A final and corrected copy of your thesis or dissertation must be uploaded to scholarsarchive within 6 weeks after your exam or before the first day of the following term, whichever comes first, to avoid having to register for a minimum of three graduate credits the next term. Final day for non-thesis exam may 3 final day to complete work needed for graduation may 10 final day to submit dissertation to shareok.
Graduation deadlines non-thesis master's and certificate of advanced study students, please check with your department final signed program of study must be on file with the graduate school or submitted with your signed request for exam form, at least three weeks prior to your defense date. Graduate students can make free, one-on-one appointments with trained consultants to discuss dissertation/thesis formatting or get helpful suggestions in the planning, composing, or revising stages of their writing. Starting in spring 2018, graduate theses, projects, and dissertations will be produced only in online format (scholarworks) the university library has been depositing sacramento state graduate theses, projects, and dissertations in scholarworks, our campus repository, since fall 2009. The student must submit the final version of the thesis electronically to graduate and postdoctoral studies (see e-thesis) within one month of the defence or by the deadline date for convocation posted on the web, whichever is sooner.
Office of the registrar academic calendars 2017 - 2018 graduation applications due to registrar's office: final thesis documents due to department. Generally in the us, a thesis is the final project for the masters degree and a dissertation leads to a doctoral degree those pursuing a masters degree must perform research on a specific subject that demonstrates their knowledge acquired through their program. Thesis, final defense & graduation the process is not as complicated as it seems from the description here but there are many important interconnected deadlines the phd degree is officially conferred at one of only three official graduation dates. Steps to graduation the graduation process generally begins the semester before you intend to graduate, as required forms are due very early the semester you will graduate consult the academic calendar and the graduate school calendar for detailed due dates.
Writing a thesis is one of the most important milestones for degree completion students should be familiar with the steps needed to prepare and submit a thesis in the early stages of thesis writing. Final exam deadlines are listed on the ogaps dates and deadlines calendar (usually about 8 weeks before graduation) thesis a master of science thesis as described in the graduate catalog and on the ogaps website must be submitted. Last day to receive approval of final version of dissertation/thesis by graduate studies office for university deadline dates, please refer to the academic calendar may not conduct final oral exam when the university is closed for business.
Honors final plan of study - due december 7, 2018 for may/august graduating seniors, and 2/1/19 for december grads planning on attending medals in spring 2019 honors thesis plan - due february 1, 2019 for may/august graduates and december grads planning on attending medals in spring 2019. Suggested deadline for final defense of thesis/dissertation/doctoral project to meet graduate studies deadline wednesday, october 31 late deadline to apply for fall 2018 graduation & participation in commencement activities. Please check with your college or school dean for their deadlines so that they may have sufficient time to read the thesis and return them to students for final submission to the office of the graduate school on the etd website. Graduation application deadline deadline for summer 2019 master's degree candidates to defend the thesis or non-thesis project and to submit the graduate school approved thesis, signature page & defense form with original signatures submit one copy of the thesis in pdf electronic format on a cd.
The thesis guide provides essential information on proper formatting of your thesis, electronic submission, and graduate school final thesis and dissertation. Sample thesis pages committee members who voted to pass the student at the final exam (defense) + the department head the full list of graduate college thesis.
Additionally, the graduate school's editorial office works hand-in-hand with the application support center (asc), a division of uf academic technology the asc provides workshops and one-on-one consultations, relating to the thesis and dissertation formatting templates. Last day to submit the complete and properly formatted copy of your thesis or dissertation to the graduate college for final format review culminating experience results forms for students completing a thesis, dissertation, or doctoral project must be submitted to the graduate college by this date. Last day for electronic submission of final thesis/dissertation (with formatting pre-approved by the graduate college) to proquest. Please check with that program's graduate office to determine who may sign additionally, ogaps will accept scanned copies of signatures for most documents at a minimum, if the form has a place for the department head or interdisciplinary program chair to sign, that signature must be original.