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Dates and Deadlines

It is imperative that you fulfill all degree requirements by the deadline dates listed below.  Failure to comply with the deadlines will prevent graduation for the term, a new application will not be required if graduation is deferred.  However 1 credit hour of registration will be required in the new term.  All forms to be completed by students are available online for printing except the results forms that may only be processed by the research adviser.  Please read the following information carefully and act accordingly. 

The X indicates the requirements for a specific degree, in addition to the corresponding deadline date.  If you have any questions, please contact your adviser or the Graduate College Office of Academic Affairs.

GC – Graduate College, Office of Academic Affairs 10 West 35th Street, Suite. 7D7-1, Chicago, IL 60616, gradcoll@iit.edu, 312-567-3024

TE – Thesis Examiner, Appointments (312) 567-3024

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Task

Form #

No-Thesis

Thesis

Deadline

 

 

 

MAS or MS

MS

PhD

Sum 2015

1

Last date to submit the Application for Graduation to GC.

527

X

X

X

May 29

2

Arrange and confirm all members of the thesis review committee with the thesis adviser. This committee will be required on the 301A and 301B forms due later in the semester.

See Task #10 & # 11

 

X

X

May 29

3

Attend Mandatory Thesis Preparation Meeting.  Attendance will be taken; any exception must be approved by the Thesis Examiner (winston@iit.edu).

Location to be Announced

 

X

X

Jun 3

4

Last day to schedule the first thesis review appointment for a preliminary interview with TE.  Schedule early for best options.

Phone (312)     567-3024

 

X

X

Jun 8

5

Last day to submit Change of Program of Study (406 Form), if a degree candidate for summer 2015.

406

X

X

X

Jun 8

6

Last day to schedule a second thesis review appointment for a follow-up review with TE.  Schedule early for best options.

 

 

X

X

Jun 15

7

Last day to collect adviser’s approval of Preliminary Thesis Topic, signature on required form. See Task #8.

501A

 

X

X

Jun 22

8

Last day to meet with TE for the preliminary thesis document review (by previously scheduled appointment only). Bring signed original 501A form and a first draft of the document.

501A

 

X

X

Jun 22

9

Last day to schedule the final thesis review appointment with TE.  Schedule early for best options.

 

 

X

X

Jun 22

10

Submit scheduled date for the PhD Comp Exam, must be completed at least one year prior to the completion of final PhD degree requirements and degree conferral.

301A

 

 

X

Jun 22

11

Submit scheduled date for the Masters Comp Exam, Master’s Thesis Defense Exam or PhD Final Oral Defense Exam (including all committee names) to GCSee Task #2

See form number by degree type

300 Comp/Exam Proj. Result

300   Thesis     Defense

301B Oral

Jun 22

12

Deadline for academic unit to petition GC for revalidation of outdated courses that are older than six years. Initiated by the student with the academic unit for consideration and decision.

504

X

X

X

Jun 22

13

Last day to meet with the Thesis Examiner, for last thesis review (meeting By Appointment Only).

 

 

X

X

Jul 13

14

Last date for the adviser to submit the results of a Master Comprehensive or Thesis Exam; or the PhD Final Thesis Defense to GC for graduating students.

See form number by degree type

303

303

309

Jul 13

*15

Deadline for removal of “I” (incomplete) grades from the previous semester.  The course instructor (academic dept.) submits the form, GC approval is required. Grade changes are entered by the Registrar.

*Summer Graduates

X

X

X

Jul 13

16

Last date for student to have obtained all signatures of Thesis Review committee members and department chairperson.

501B

 

X

X

Jul 17

17

Last day to pay thesis fee (Master $125, PhD $210) & obtain receipt.

Online Payment

 

X

X

Jul 17

18

Last day to upload final signed thesis copy (PDF) and abstract and to deliver required hard copy documents to GC (detailed instructions provided by TE, during your last meeting).

501B and Fee receipt

 

X

X

Jul 17