Dates, Deadlines, and Procedures

Academic Calendar

https://www.isu.edu/academiccalendar/

Procedures for Graduate Degrees and Graduation

Procedure Under Direction of Date
Selection of an Advisor Department Chair Varies by program
Selection of a Committee Advisor Varies by program
Request for Transfer Credit Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School Within 1st year of program enrollment, prior to submission of program of study
Preliminary Examinations Department Chair or Advisor Not required by some programs
Initial Program of Study Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School No later than 10/14/22 (Fall) or 3/15/23 (Spring) upon completion of 18 credit hours
Final Program of Study/Admission to Candidacy Advisor, Department Chair, Dean of Academic College/Division, Dean of Graduate School No later than 8/5/22 (Fall); 12/16/22 (Spring); 5/5/23 (Summer)* -- Classified status required
Comprehensive Examinations Advisor or Department Chair Varies by program
Application for Graduation Graduate School No later than 9/6/22 (Fall); 1/30/23 (Spring); 5/19/23 (Summer)**
Thesis or Dissertation Final Draft to Committee Student and Advisor No later than 2 weeks prior to oral defense
Thesis or Dissertation Defense/Oral Examination (Non-Thesis) Advisor, Committee, and Dean of Graduate School No later than 11/18/22 (Fall); 4/14/23 (Spring); 7/14/23 (Summer)
Submission of Final Thesis/Dissertation Dean of Graduate School Within 2 weeks following oral examination for thesis/dissertation

Dates subject to change.