ETD Approval Deadlines

To meet the ETD approval deadline, your manuscript must be approved by your Graduate School ETD Administrator by 5:00 PM on the deadline date listed below. To ensure you meet the deadline, we strongly recommend you upload the final document at least 5 business days prior to the deadline date. Please direct all questions regarding the approval deadline to your Graduate School ETD Administrator.

Complete the following steps to meet the ETD Approval Deadline:

  1. Upload the final and approved manuscript to the ProQuest Administrator site.
  2. Complete all requested formatting revisions.
  3. Complete and submit the ETD Access/Approval Form to your Graduate School ETD Administrator.
  4. Complete all required surveys.
  5. Your graduate school's review process is complete and your submission has been accepted. You will receive an email notification when your dissertation/thesis has been accepted.

Please visit our Steps in Submission and Checklist for Graduation pages for more information.

Dissertations

ETD Approval Deadlines and Degree Conferral Dates by semester for Dissertations

Spring 2024

ETD Approval Deadline: April 10, 2024
Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): May 19, 2024

Summer 2024

ETD Approval Deadline : August 15, 2024
Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): August 31, 2024

Fall 2024

ETD Approval Deadline : December 13, 2024 at 5:00 PM
Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): January 10, 2025


Master’s Theses

ETD Approval Deadlines and Degree Conferral Dates by semester for Master’s Theses

Spring 2024

ETD Approval Deadline: April 26, 2024
Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): May 19, 2024

Summer 2024

ETD Approval Deadline : August 15, 2024
Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): August 31, 2024
Law School Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): September 1, 2024

Fall 2024

ETD Approval Deadline : December 13, 2024 at 5:00 PM
Date Degree Conferred (Date on Title Page): January 10, 2025