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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

Fall 2015

1

Last date to submit the Application for Graduation to GC.

527

X

X

X

Sept 14

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 #12 & #13

 

X

X

Sept 14

3

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

Hermann Hall
Lower Level
Armour Dining Room
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

X

X

Sept 16

4

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

Phone (312)     567-3024

 

X

X

Sept 21

5

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

406

X

X

X

Sept 21

6

Deadline for removal of “I” (incomplete) grades from the previous semester. The course instructor (academic dept.) must submit the form, which is approved by the adviser and department chair, to GC for final approval before submission to the Registrar.

 

Change of Grade Form by Instructor

X

X

Oct 5

7

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

 

 

X

X

Oct 5

8

Last day to collect adviser's approval of preliminary Thesis Topic, signature on required form. See Task #10

501A

 

X

X

Nov 2

9

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

Nov 2

10

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

 

 

X

X

Nov 2

11

Submit scheduled date for the PhD Comp Exam, must be completed before begining research (691 course), and at least one year prior to the completion of PhD degree requirements.

301A

 

 

X

Nov 2

12

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

See form number by degree type

300 Comp/Exam Proj. Result

300   Thesis     Defense

301B Oral

Nov 2

13

Deadline for academic unit to petition GC for revalidation of outdated courses that are older than six years.The student must request this directly from the academic unit. The academic unit identifies requirements and informs student(& GC when complete)

504

X

X

X

Nov 2

14

Last day to meet with the Thesis Examiner to receive approval to upload final copy. Meetings are by appointment only.

 

 

X

X

Nov 16

15

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

See form number by degree type

303

303

309

Nov 16

16

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

501B

 

X

X

Nov 25

17

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

 

 

X

X

Nov 25

18

Last day to upload final thesis copies and submit required documents to the Graduate College

501B,UMI Abstract, & Fee Receipt. Survey of Earned Doctorates/Certificate of Completion (for PhD candidates, only)

 

X

X

Nov 25