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Preparing to Graduate

Formatting your Dissertation/Thesis

The final version of the dissertation/thesis must conform to procedures outlined in the "Preparation and Submission Manual for Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses"

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Attend a Formatting Webinar

The next Dissertation/Thesis Submission & Formatting Webinar will be held on April 7th at 10:30 a.m. (PT)

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Dissertation/Thesis Appointments

Request preliminary and final dissertation/thesis appointments via the online calendar. Appointments should be scheduled during the planned graduation quarter.

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Academic Dates & Deadlines

Annual academic deadlines are set by the Registrar's Office and are subject to change. Please see the current calendar for guidance and updates.

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Dissertation & Thesis Formatting

The final version of a dissertation/thesis must conform to the official manual. Quarterly sessions are held to share information with students.

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Remote Defense Resources

Tips to prepare for a successful remote dissertation/thesis defense.

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Commencement Ceremonies

Learn about the Master's and Doctoral commencement ceremonies, including dates, times, and participation requirements