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College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Email: cogs@uidaho.edu

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Thesis/Dissertations Deadlines

Congratulations on getting close to completing your graduate degree at the University of Idaho. Please note our dates and deadlines below to ensure you graduate on time.

Deadlines subject to change if the University calendar is adjusted. Please keep an eye on your Vandal email for updates.

Fall 2021

Thesis/Dissertations

  • Nov. 5 (July 23*)
     — Submit Request to Proceed
  • Nov. 19 (Aug. 6*)
     — Complete Final Defense
  • Dec. 3 (Aug. 13*)
     — Submit final version to ETD
  • Dec. 17 (Aug. 20*)
     — Final document approved in ETD

Non-Thesis

Spring 2022

Thesis/Dissertations

  • April 8 (Dec. 3*)
     — Submit Request to Proceed
  • April 22 (Dec. 17*)
     — Complete Final Defense
  • April 29 (Jan. 4*)
     — Submit final version to ETD
  • May 13 (Jan. 11*)
     — Final document approved in ETD

Non-Thesis

Summer 2022

Thesis/Dissertations

  • July 1 (April 29*)
     — Submit Request to Proceed
  • July 15 (May 13*)
     — Complete Final Defense
  • July 29 (May 20*)
     — Submit final version to ETD (Note: Committee & Dept. only have one week to approve!)
  • Aug. 5 (May 27*)
     — Final document approved in ETD

Non-Thesis

* The deadlines in parenthesis are specific for "No registration required if registered in previous term." International students are required to register.

Information on Each Deadline

Submit your Request to Proceed with Final Defense Form two weeks prior to your final defense.

Doctoral students must turn in their request to proceed form 10 business days before the defense.

Thesis students may turn in their request to proceed form as late as one working day before the defense, although it is recommended to submit the form two weeks prior to allow sufficient time to prepare for the defense and to give COGS the chance to double check that graduation requirements are in order.

Final day to complete a successful final defense.

Please note the availability of faculty members and staff when considering a Summer graduation. Some departments do not have faculty members available during this term. Communicate with committee members early and be sure that everyone can be present to support a defense, review your drafts, and authorize the submission of your Thesis or Dissertation during this time.

Deadline to submit the final version of your document to ETD (this is the fully revised — both content and format — version that will be published online).

Note: If you do not meet this deadline, there is no guarantee that the ETD administrator can authorize your final submission before the end of semester deadline.

Final day to submit the signed and printed on bond paper copy of your document to Morrill Hall 104 is Aug. 20, 2021. If submitted between Aug. 7-20, you will be a fall graduate, but not need to register.
After this date paper copies will no longer be submitted.

Deadline to complete the ETD Checklist and receive final approvals of your document in ETD including Department Administrator and the COGS ETD Administrator. Not providing adequate time for approvals could delay your graduation term.

Deadline for major professors to submit the Non-Thesis Project Report to the Registrar.

Contact

College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Email: cogs@uidaho.edu

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