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Thesis & Dissertation Submission Process

Details for submitting a thesis / dissertation and meeting all Grad College submission requirements

Note: This guide outlines the Graduate College process. Ensure you check with your advisor for any information about departmental / programmatic requirements. Full details and policies can be found in the Academic Catalog.

Note: These dates are based on the academic calendar and are subject to change with calendar or policy updates.

Summer 2022 Deadlines


June 10, 2022: Review Deadline 

July 1, 2022: Application for summer graduation due through Student Center*

July 1, 2022: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for summer graduation.

July 29, 2022: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Fall 2022 Deadlines


November 4, 2022: Review Deadline 

November 10, 2022: Application for fall graduation due through Student Center*

December 5, 2022: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for fall graduation.

December 16, 2022: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Spring 2023 Deadlines


March 31, 2023: Review Deadline 

April 1, 2023: Application for spring graduation due through Student Center*

May 1, 2023: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for spring graduation.

May 12, 2023: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Summer 2023 Deadlines


June 9, 2023: Review Deadline 

July 1, 2023: Application for summer graduation due through Student Center*

July 1, 2023: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for summer graduation.

July 28, 2023: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Fall 2023 Deadlines


November 3, 2023: Review Deadline 

November 10, 2023: Application for fall graduation due through Student Center*

December 4, 2023: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for fall graduation.

December 15, 2023: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

FORMS

Committee Appointment Form (find one applicable to degree type)

Committee appointment forms should be submitted as soon as a committee has been formed. They must be submitted before a work can be submitted for review.

Final Approval Form (find one applicable to degree type)

Once the student successfully defends their work, an approval form should be submitted. This is an electronic form that will workflow to the committee chair and any other required approvers. Students will not receive notification of approval until after the Graduate College completes the final check and remaining steps are completed. Students should submit their electronic copy to gradcollege@uni.edu as soon as this is submitted (not approved).

Fall 2022 Formatting Workshops

TBA


If you are unavailable during workshop times, please schedule a one-on-one appointment for assistance or email a copy with questions to the reviewer.