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Theses and Dissertations Guide: Graduation Deadlines

Everything you need to know about submitting a thesis or dissertation at the University of Dayton.

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Important Graduation Deadlines

The dates below are the final dates for accepting any new theses or dissertations for format review. 


By April 17, 2020 for the May 9, 2020 Graduation

By July 17, 2020 for the August 10, 2020 Graduation

By November 30, 2020 for the December 19, 2020 Graduation



*All papers should be submitted to the Graduate School electronically for a format check no later than the final submittal date.  If you have questions about a deadline, please contact the Graduate School as soon as possible.  

Please note:  You do not have to wait until after your defense to have the format check performed.  You will need to make sure that any revisions required by your committee are incorporated and all table of contents, tables, figures, page numbering, etc., are revised to reflect any changes. 

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