Current Students Candidacy Information

Steps for Defense of Dissertation


A. Qualifying Examination
B. Application for Candidacy Submitted
C. Application for Candidacy Approved by Dean (prerequisite to registering for Dissertation)
D. Request for Final Oral Submitted (Two weeks before final oral)
E. Report of Final Oral Signed and Submitted

Phase II

    A. Final Copy of Dissertation Checked and approved by Dean's Office prior to duplication
    B. Submit final unbound copy of dissertation with:
      1. Degree Data Sheet
      2. Alumni Office Data Sheet
      3. Survey of Earner Doctorates
      4. Copyright Disclaimer (signed and dated)
      5. Microfilm Agreement Form
      6. Check or money order payable to ProQuest for 71.50 without copyright, $116.50 with copyright.
      7. Two copies of title page and abstract

Phase III

    A. Exit Interview with Dean
    B. Clear following items with Registrar's Office
      1. Graduation Fee Paid
      2. Diploma Name Card
      3. Holds on record