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Dissertation

Dissertation Defense procedures are described in the Office of Graduate Studies policies regarding Doctor of Philosophy Program Requirements.

The student must be a Ph. D. candidate at least for one year before he/she can defend his/her doctoral thesis.

Note that it is required that the appointment and scheduling of the dissertation defense (Ph.D. form D-6) must be filed in the Graduate Office at least 4 weeks prior to the scheduled date of the examination.