Oct. 5, 2021: Deadline for doctoral students to submit request for oral defense of dissertation (PDF). Please note: You must submit the form three weeks before the proposed defense date. You must submit a paper copy of your dissertation along with the form.
Oct. 26, 2021: Results of oral defense due. Your faculty director must submit results within three days of your defense, and on or before this deadline. Bring the results of oral defense form (PDF) to the Graduate School or fax it to 815-753-6366.
Oct. 29, 2021: Post-defense version of your thesis or dissertation due to the Graduate School for review. Submit your work online through ProQuest ETD Administrator.