Thesis and Dissertation Process

Please utilize the directions and links below to begin the process for your thesis/dissertation.  Forms can be accessed via the graduate school website, or by using the links below.  Please contact RaNae before submitting any of these forms.


Before Thesis/Dissertation Proposal

Following a student’s third semester:


At Thesis/Dissertation Proposal

Within seven days of successful proposal:

  • Submit thesis/dissertation title page to RaNae via email to route for electronic signatures

After Thesis/Dissertation Proposal

Three months prior to defense:


Before Thesis/Dissertation Defense

Ten business days prior to defense:


After Thesis/Dissertation Defense

Before submitting thesis/dissertation to department reviewer:


Submit thesis/dissertation to RaNae by email for submission to department and SGS review