Deadlines for Theses and Dissertation Submissions

Scheduling a Defense 

Notification Form for the Final Thesis Defense must be submitted no later than 7 days prior to the date of defense.

Schedule Form for the Proposal Defense and Schedule Form for the Final Defense must be submitted no later than the 20th of the month before the date of the defense.

To be accepted, schedule forms must be fully signed and include the date, time and location (building and room number).

Submission Deadlines

FALL SUBMISSION DEADLINES:

Final defense of thesis or dissertation:  the 4th Friday in October

Final thesis & dissertation submission to TDS:  1st Friday in November 

Submission of thesis or dissertation proposal to TDS for Fall Approval:  4th Friday in November

SPRING SUBMISSION DEADLINES:

Final defense of thesis or dissertation:  4th Friday in March

Final thesis & dissertation submission to TDS:  1st Friday in April

Submission of thesis or dissertation proposal to TDS for Spring approval:  4th Friday in April 

SUMMER SUBMISSION DEADLINES:

Final defense of thesis or dissertation:  3rd Friday in June

Final thesis & dissertation submission to TDS:  4th Friday in June

Submission of thesis or dissertation proposal to TDS for Summer Approval:  4th Friday in July

For questions concerning theses and dissertations, please visit www.tamuc.edu/thesis or www.tamuc.edu/dissertation.  You may also contact TDS at 903-886-5968 or by email at TDS@tamuc.edu.