Skip to main content
Skip to main menu

Slideshow

MS Checklist

PRINTABLE MS CHECKLIST (PDF)

Before the end of your first semester…

  • Appointment of Advisory Committee
  • First Committee Meeting
  • Submit Advisory Committee form
  • Submit Program of Study form

Before the end of your first calendar year...

  • Submit the Research Prospectus form

The semester before you plan to graduate…

  • Make a graduation check appointment with Graduate Office
  • Submit your application for graduation through Athena
  • Submit a Recommended Change in Program of Study (if applicable)

Your last semester…

  • Submit electronically for format check by deadline issued by the Graduate School
  • Schedule Final Oral Examination and Thesis Defense (if they are to be held separately, you will need to submit a Notice of Examination form for each event)
  • Submit a complete thesis to the Advisory Committee at least 2 weeks prior to the Thesis Defense (see below)
  • Schedule your Exit Interview

(At least) three weeks before your Oral Exam & Thesis Defense…

  • Submit the Notice of Examination form – informing the Graduate Programs Office of the details of your Final Oral Examination
  • Notify the Graduate Office if you will be attending Warnell graduation

Support Warnell

We appreciate your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click here to learn more about giving.