BEFORE beginning the Thesis or Dissertation process, students must meet with an advisor or Graduate Program Director to review the department specific guidelines and proposal information.
Students are required to remain continuously enrolled in either 695/696 or 795/796 once a thesis/dissertation is started, until the end of the semester of graduation.
Deadlines for Spring/Summer 2016 Defense and Completion:
Guidelines - Preparation of Theses and Dissertations 2016-17 (PDF)
For students completing a thesis in Spring/Summer 2016 ONLY:
Guidelines - Preparation of Theses and Dissertations 2015-16 (PDF)
For assistance with any of these forms or questions regarding the guidelines, please contact the Thesis and Dissertation Coordinator in The Graduate School at (616) 331-7105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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