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December 2017 Candidate Deadlines

Masters Non-Thesis Candidates for December 2017:

  • Plan of Study must be electronically approved by CE Grad Program by August 18, 2017.
  • Candidacy must be declared by September 18, 2017 by registering for the appropriate candidate course and notifying the CE Graduate Office.
  • Confirm the type of final exam required with your advisor.  If you will have a formal exam event, inform the CE Grad Office at least two weeks in advance of the date.
  • Any exam event must be held no later than November 29, 2017.
  • Arrange a departmental exit interview with Jenny Ricksy during the weeks of November 27 - December 1, 2017.
    • Be sure to take the CE Departure Form and any supplemental forms to the exit interview.
  • Non-Thesis Candidate Checklist

Masters Thesis and PhD Candidates for December 2017:

  • Plan of Study must be electronically approved by the CE Grad Program by August 18, 2017.
  • Candidacy must be declared by September 18, 2017 by registering for the appropriate candidate course and notifying the CE Graduate Office.
  • Submit Form 8 online at least three weeks before exam date so exam materials can be prepared, but no later than November 8, 2017. Grad office will provide exam paperwork to the committee chair before the exam.  Contact your area format advisor to work out timeline for thesis format review.
  • Hold Final Exam no later than November 29, 2017.  Initiate electronic Form 9 - make sure to use the final thesis title. The Form 9 must match the title on your deposited document.
  • Arrange a deposit meeting with the Graduate School Thesis/ Dissertation Office (YONG 170) by December 8, 2017 at the scheduling link:
    http://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/research/thesis/appointment-booking/index.html
  • Schedule an exit interview with the CE Grad Chair at least two days prior to your deposit meeting with the Graduate School, but no later than December 6, 2017.
  • Submit your thesis to your format advisor for final thesis format check at least three business days prior to your exit interview with the CE Grad Chair, but no later than December 1, 2017. Ensure that you have format approval prior to your deposit meeting. Do not upload your thesis/dissertation to the Grad School Deposit office until you have the format check advisor approval.
  • At least 24 hours prior to your exit interview with the CE Grad Chair, but no later than December 5, 2017, send a copy of your thesis/dissertation to Dr. Abraham (dulcy@purdue.edu) via DropBox.
  • Graduate School exit surveys should be completed prior to your meeting with the Thesis/Dissertation Office.
  • Submit a completed Civil Engineering Departure Form to the CE main office before leaving campus.
  • The CE Grad Office does NOT need a formal bound copy of the thesis.
  • Thesis Candidate Checklist

Notes:

Exam/Degree Only completion date: October 13, 2017
Last day to complete prelim to be eligible for December 2017 graduation: December 16, 2017
Last day to submit POS for May 2017 graduation: January 5, 2018

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