Skip to main content

Department of Psychological Sciences
Dissertation Calendar Deadlines

You may also consult the graduate school calendar.

This table summarizes important deadlines from the Graduate School Calendar to help you plan. However, changes DO occur, so as you are finalizing your plans, contact the Graduate School (844-4700) to confirm the relevant dates.
You must perform each step below by the stated deadline...
In order to graduate this term
  Fall   2023
Spring 2024
Summer 2024
Registration ends... 5/18/23 8/16/23 1/10/24 5/16/24
Order graduation check no later than... 5/7/23 8/4/23 12/8/23 5/4/24
Initiate Dissertation First Submission Approval workflow (including designation of your University Reader [UR]) such that your committee approves it by this date; submit dissertation draft (pdf) to GS by this date; deliver draft to UR in their preferred form (paper or electronic) by this date. 7/14/23 11/13/23 4/8/24 6/25/24
Complete workflow link scheduling dissertation defense 7/20/23 11/20/23 4/16/24 7/15/24
All of the following must happen by this date: dissertation defense completed; committee and UR submit their approvals of dissertation defense; 7/27/23 11/27/23 4/23/24 7/22/24
All of the following must happen by this date: committee submits  ETD final approval of your dissertation, you submit final approved electronic draft of dissertation to Graduate School via AUETD system; and you submit the Survey of Earned Doctorates (online survey) to the Grad School. 8/3/23 12/1/23 4/30/24 7/29/24
Graduation day 8/4/23 - 8/5/23 12/8/23 - 12/9/23 5/4/24 -5/6/24 8/3/24