Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies

Timelines

ETD Fast Facts

Doctoral Candidate - Completion of the Thesis Degree Requirement

Normally the entire process, from the Graduate Chair's request for a Thesis Examination to the placement of the candidate's name on the convocation list, requires approximately eight weeks.

Please note that revisions and final thesis submission are due 6 weeks after a successful thesis examination.

Final Date for Programs to Submit Thesis Examination Board to SGPSFinal Date for Candidate to Submit the Thesis for Examination to SGPSFinal Date for Thesis ExaminationFinal Date for Final Submission of the Thesis*NotesConvocation Eligibility

November 4, 2014

November 11, 2014

December 16, 2014

December 31, 2014

Last Term of Registration is Fall 2014

Awarded Degree in Absentia, February 2015

March 12, 2015

March 19, 2015

April 23, 2015

April 30, 2015

Last Term of Registration is Winter 2015

Eligible for Spring Convocation 2015

July 13, 2015

July 20, 2015

August 24, 2015

August 31, 2015

Last Term of Registration is Summer 2015

Eligible for Fall Convocation 2015

*If this day falls on a weekend or holiday, please note that the submission will be reviewed on the next business day.

Master's Candidate - Completion of Thesis Degree Requirement

Normally the entire process, from the Graduate Chair's request for a Thesis Examination to the placement of the candidate's name on the convocation list, requires approximately five weeks.

Please note that revisions and final thesis submission are due 6 weeks after a successful thesis examination.

Final Date for Programs to Submit Thesis Examination Board to SGPSFinal Date for Candidate to Submit the Thesis for Examination to SGPSFinal Date for Thesis ExaminationFinal Date for Final Submission of the Thesis*NotesConvocation Eligibility

November 18, 2014

November 25, 2014

December 16, 2014

December 31, 2014

Last Term of Registration is Fall 2014

Awarded Degree in Absentia, February 2015

March 26, 2015

April 2, 2015

April 23, 2015

April 30, 2015

Last Term of Registration is Winter 2015

Eligible for Spring Convocation 2015

July 27, 2015

August 4, 2015

August 24, 2015

August 31, 2015

Last Term of Registration is Summer 2015

Eligible for Fall Convocation 2015

*If this day falls on a weekend or holiday, please note that the submission will be reviewed on the next business day.