Doctoral Degree Deadlines

FALL 2018

Date

Action

Responsibility

Friday, October 5

Last day to apply for degree online at the Graduate School website

Student

Wednesday, October 31*

*Or no less than three weeks before the dissertation defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to file application for Final Oral Defense

Approved applications are due at least 3 weeks before the defense. Apply 4-5 weeks before defense to allow sufficient time for approvals.

Student (apply in GradWeb; Department approvals also required via GradWeb)

Wednesday, November 21

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense

Any defense after this date will be considered a Winter 2019 defense (see https://gradschool.uoregon.edu/final-term-registration) for details. 

Student

Monday, December 3**

**Or no later than two weeks after the defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School Department

Monday, December 3

Last day to upload your completed and approved dissertation and submit signed forms to the Graduate School

Student 

Friday, December 7 Term Ends  
 

WINTER 2019

Date

Action

Responsibility

Friday, January 18

Last day to apply for degree online at the Graduate School website

Student

Friday, February 15*

*Or no less than three weeks before the dissertation defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to file application for Final Oral Defense

Approved applications are due at least 3 weeks before the defense. Apply 4-5 weeks before defense to allow sufficient time for approvals.

Student (apply in GradWeb; Department approvals also required via GradWeb)

Friday, March 8

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense

Any defense after this date will be considered a Spring 2019 defense (see https://gradschool.uoregon.edu/final-term-registration) for details. 

Student

Monday, March 18**

**Or no later than two weeks after the defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School Department

Monday, March 18

Last day to upload your completed and approved dissertation and submit signed forms to the Graduate School

Student 

Friday, March 22 Term Ends  
 

SPRING 2019

Date

Action

Responsibility

Friday, April 12

Last day to apply for degree online at the Graduate School website

Student

Friday, May 10*

*Or no less than three weeks before the dissertation defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to file application for Final Oral Defense

Approved applications are due at least 3 weeks before the defense. Apply 4-5 weeks before defense to allow sufficient time for approvals.

Student (apply in GradWeb; Department approvals also required via GradWeb)

Friday, May 31

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense

Any defense after this date will be considered a Summer 2019 defense (see https://gradschool.uoregon.edu/final-term-registration) for details. 

Student

Monday, June 10**

**Or no later than two weeks after the defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School Department

Monday, June 10

Last day to upload your completed and approved dissertation and submit signed forms to the Graduate School

Student 

Friday, June 14 Term Ends  

SUMMER 2019

Date

Action

Responsibility

Friday, July 5

Last day to apply for degree online at the Graduate School website

Student

Friday, August 2*

*Or no less than three weeks before the dissertation defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to file application for Final Oral Defense

Approved applications are due at least 3 weeks before the defense. Apply 4-5 weeks before defense to allow sufficient time for approvals.

Student (apply in GradWeb; Department approvals also required via GradWeb)

Friday, August 23

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense

Any defense after this date will be considered a Fall 2019 defense (see https://gradschool.uoregon.edu/final-term-registration) for details. 

Student

Tuesday, September 3**

**Or no later than two weeks after the defense date, whichever comes first.

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School

This deadline is on Tuesday due to the Labor Day holiday on 9/2/2018.

Department

Tuesday, September 3

Last day to upload your completed and approved dissertation and submit signed forms to the Graduate School

This deadline is on Tuesday due to the Labor Day holiday on 9/2/2018.

Student 

Friday, September 13 Term Ends  

 

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