Preliminary Examinations & Defending Your PhD Dissertation (Summer 2018)

Preliminary Examinations & Defending Your PhD Dissertation

Reminders:

  1.  NEW Preliminary Examination Form (Word Document), Prelim/PhD Warrant Request Form (Online Request Form), and Alumni Address Update Form (Online Submission) are available on the Cancer Biology’s updated website:  https://cancerbiology.wisc.edu/policyandprogress/
  2. Degree Deadlines: https://grad.wisc.edu/deadlines/
    • 8/26/2018: Summer Degree Deadline (dissertation must be deposited by this date for a Summer 2018 degree)
    • 9/4/2018: Fall Dissertator Eligibility Deadline (Preliminary Exams must be passed to start dissertator status for Fall-enroll in 3 credits)
    • 9/4/2018: Fall Window Period Ends (8/27-9/4:  Fall Degree Granted, but not required to enroll in Fall 2018 credits)
  3. All warrant requests must be submitted 3 weeks in advance of examination or final defense per the Graduate School
    • Warrants require signatures from all committee members
    • The original signed Preliminary Examination Warrant must be submitted to the Program Coordinator
    • A copy of the signed PhD Warrant must be submitted to the Program Coordinator; the original is uploaded during the Exit Interview with the Graduate School
  4. Additional dissertation information:

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