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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 2016

1

Last date to submit the Application for Graduation to GC.

527

X

X

X

June 3

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

June 3

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

June 15

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

June 17

5

Last day to submit Change of Program of Study (406 Form), if a degree candidate for Summer 2016.

406

X

X

X

June 17

6

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

 

 

X

X

June 24

7

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

501A

 

X

X

July 6

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

July 6

9

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

 

 

X

X

July 6

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

July 6

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

July 6

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

July 6

13

Last day to meet with the Thesis Examiner to receive approval to upload the final dissertation/thesis copy (meetings By Appointment Only).

 

 

X

X

July 15

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

July 15

*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

July 15

16

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

 501B

 

X

X

July 22

17

Last day to pay thesis fee (Master $130, PhD $220) & obtain receipt.

Online Payment

 

X

X

July 22

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, UMI Abstract, Fee receipt, Survey of Earned Doctorates/Certificate of Completion (PhD candidates)

X

X

July 22