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Dissertation Manual

2020 - 2022

GRADUATION CALENDAR

For PhD, AM, MS in all schools; and professional degrees in SEAS

AUGUST 2021

GAS begins accepting dissertations Tuesday, June 08
Sign-up begins (no fee) Thursday, June 03
Sign-up end date (no fee) Monday, July 05
Late Sign-up begins ($100 fee) Tuesday, July 06
Late Sign-up ends ($100 fee) Monday, July 12
Defend by Monday, July 19
Deposit by Monday, August 02
Degree Awarded Friday, August 06


DECEMBER 2021

GAS begins accepting dissertations Monday, September 13
Sign-up begins (no fee) Tuesday, August 31
Sign-up end date (no fee) Monday, November 15
*Tuition waiver – defend by date Friday, October 08
*Tuition waiver – deposit by date Monday, November 08
Late Sign-up begins ($100 fee) Tuesday, November 16
Late Sign-up ends ($100 fee) Monday, November 22
Defend by Monday, November 22
Deposit by Monday, December 06
Degree Awarded Wednesday, December 22


MAY 2022

GAS begins accepting dissertations Wednesday, January 12
Sign-up begins (no fee) Tuesday, January 04
Sign-up end date (no fee) Monday, April 18
*Tuition waiver – defend by date Friday, February 18
*Tuition waiver – deposit by date Monday, March 21
Late Sign-up begins ($100 fee) Tuesday, April 19
Late Sign-up ends ($100 fee) Monday, April 25
Defend by Monday, April 25
Deposit by Monday, May 02
Degree Awarded Monday, May 16

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