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Dissertation Defense Announcement Form

Before scheduling a defense:
  • The doctoral candidate must have applied for graduation
  • The candidate must be registered for minimum of one credit in the semester of defense
  • The candidate should meet with their adviser to ensure that all degree requirements have been met
  • This completed form must be submitted to Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning at least two weeks prior to the proposed defense date by the department
  • A two hour block of time must be reserved for the defense
Please note:  Attached abstracts should include the students name, defense title and full name of degree.
Name of Student
Date of Oral Defense of Dissertation


Time of Examination
Dissertation Title
(Allowed extensions: *.doc, *.docx, *.pdf)
Doctoral Committee Chairperson
E-mail address of person submitting this form
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