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May 2018 Candidate Deadlines

Masters Non-Thesis Candidates for May 2018:

  • Plan of Study must be electronically approved by CE Grad Program by January 5, 2018.
  • Candidacy must be declared by February 12, 2018 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 Graduate Office at least two weeks in advance of the date.
  • Any exam event must be held no later than April 18, 2018.
  • Arrange a departmental exit interview with Jenny Ricksy during the weeks of April 16-27, 2018.
    • Be sure to take the CE Departure Form and any supplemental forms to the exit interview.
  • Non-thesis candidate checklist

Masters Thesis & PhD Candidates for May 2018:

  • Plan of Study must be electronically approved by the CE Grad Program by January 5, 2018.
  • Candidacy must be declared by February 12, 2018 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 March 28, 2018. The Graduate 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 April 18, 2018. 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) to be held no later than April 27, 2018 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 April 25, 2018.
  • 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 April 20, 2018. Ensure that you have format approval prior to your deposit meeting. Do not upload your thesis/dissertation to the Graduate 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 April 24, 2018, 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 (HAMP 1141) before leaving campus.
  • The CE Graduate Office does NOT need a formal bound copy of the thesis.
  • Thesis candidate checklist

Notes:

  • Exam/Degree Only completion date: March 2, 2018.
  • Last day to complete prelim to be eligible for May 2019 graduation: May 5, 2018.
  • Last day to submit POS for August 2019 graduation: May 13, 2018.

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