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Doctoral Defense Scheduling: Defend this December

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Dietsch (third from left) successfully defended her doctoral thesis in March 2014

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Dietsch (third from left) successfully defended her doctoral thesis in March 2014

DOCTORAL DEFENSE DEADLINE

Reminder to all students preparing to defend a doctoral thesis:

To defend this December, you have until September 1 to fulfill all financial and academic requirements in order to schedule a doctoral defense. The final date for 2014 is the first Monday in December.

Details on the requirements you must fulfill are provided on the Doctoral Defense Scheduling page found on the GTF website under the Resources tab. Click here to go directly to the page.

View a selection of photos showing defense panels with students who defended their doctoral theses at the GTF.

Future doctoral defense dates for 2015 are as follows:

  • First Monday of March (All academic and financial requirements must be met no later than December 1.)
  • First Monday of June (All academic and financial requirements must be met no later than March 1.)
  • First Wednesday of September (All academic and financial requirements must be met no later than June 1.)

For details on the doctoral oral defense for your specific degree program, please visit the links below:

Do you have questions about the process? Contact us.