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Important deadlines

Visit the Graduate Admissions and the Registrar's Office webpages for additional important deadlines.

*Note: Failure to meet deadlines may impact when degrees are completed and awarded

Fall 2023

Requirement Deadline

Submit completed thesis/dissertation final drafts to
Apply for the thesis/dissertation exam

Attach "Thesis/Dissertation Defense Meeting Request Form"

Nov. 7, 2023
Last day to defend thesis/dissertation or take comprehensive exam Nov. 28, 2023

Submit thesis/dissertation proposal drafts to

Attach "Thesis/Dissertation Proposal Meeting Request Form"

Nov. 17, 2023

Applying to graduate spring 2024: Deadline to propose for thesis/dissertation/comp exam

Dec. 8, 2023
Comprehensive exam reports* Dec. 12, 2023
Commencement View date

*This deadline is for paperwork only. If your comprehensive exam is your thesis defense, it must be scheduled and completed by the defense deadlines list above.

*Please note these dates may differ from dates provided by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.



Graduate Studies Coordinator
James I. Perkins College of Education
Office of Student Services and Advising

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Physical Address:
McKibben Education Building
Suite 118

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6103, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962