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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 2021

1

Last date to submit the Applicationn for Graduationn in Banner Self-Service/MyIIT portal.

Online

X

X

X

Sept 13

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 #9 & #10

 

 

X

X

Sept 13

3

Last day to request course substitution or a change of program, if a degree candidate for Summer 2020

Graduate Degree Works (eForms)

X

X

X

Sept 20

4

Attend Mandatory Thesis Preparation Meeting.  Attendance will be taken; any exception must be approved by the TE (jharmon4@iit.edu).

Automated Notice

X

X

X

Sept 22

5

Last day to SCHEDULE FIRST thesis review.

gradcoll@iit.edu

 

X

X

Sept 24

6

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

Oct 4

7

Last day to SCHEDULE SECOND thesis review

 

 

X

X

Oct 8

8

Last day to MEET for FIRST thesis review.

 

 

X

X

Oct 15

9

Last day to SCHEDULE for FINAL thesis review.

 

 

X

X

Nov 1

 

10

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 1

11

Submit scheduled date for the PhD Comp Exam, must be completed at least one year prior to the completion of PhD degree requirements. See task #2

301A

 

 

X

 

Nov 1

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

Nov 1

13

Last date to MEET for SECOND thesis review.

 

 

X

X

Nov 1

14

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

See form number by degree type

 

G303

 

G303

G309

 

 

   Nov 15

15

Last day to MEET for FINAL Thesis review

Nov 16

16

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

501

 

X

X

Nov 23

17

Last day to pay thesis fee (Master $135, PhD $229) & obtain receipt.

Online Payment

 

X

X

Nov 23

18

Last day to upload final signed thesis copy (PDF) to
ProQuest and last day to submit required documents via
email to TE.

G501, etc.

 

X

X

Nov 23