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Semester
*All dates subject to change

Thesis Deadline
with Enrollment Waiver

(Applies ONLY to students who want to submit a thesis AND enrollment waiver simultaneously)

Initial Format Check*

Thesis Due
Required Forms Due

FALL 2013

AUG. 23, 2013
3 PM

NOV. 11, 2013

NOV. 18, 2013
12 NOON

Spring 2014

JAN. 10, 2014
3 PM

MAR. 31, 2014

APR. 7, 2014
12 NOON

Summer 2014

MAY 16, 2014
3 PM

JUN. 23, 2014

JUL. 1, 2014
12 NOON

Fall 2014

August 22, 2014
3 PM

NOV, 10, 2014

NOV, 17, 2014
12 NOON

Spring 2015

January 9, 2015
3 PM

MAR 30, 2015

APR 6, 2015
12 NOON

Summer 2015

May 15, 2015
3 PM

JUN 22, 2015

JUL 1, 2015
12 NOON

Fall 2015

AUG 21, 2015
3 PM

NOV 9, 2015

NOV 16, 2015
12 NOON

Spring 2016

JAN 8, 2016
3 PM

MAR 25, 2016

APR 4, 2016
12 NOON

Summer 2016

MAY 13, 2016
3 PM

JUN 27, 2016

JUL 5, 2016
12 NOON

* Only final submissions will be checked between the Initial Submission deadline and strongly recommended at this time. Bring a printed copy of your thesis/dissertation in during office hours or send a PDF to thesis@grad.gatech.edu for format checks. ETD website is for FINAL SUBMISSIONS of thesis/dissertations only.

Degree Petition deadlines - see Registrar's website

Because of the large number of theses to be processed within a short time, thesis deadlines are firm. Failure to meet the deadlines above may delay a student's graduation.

*****IMPORTANT*****

All theses must conform to the requirements in the Manual for Graduate Theses.

The forms that must be filled out, signed, and submitted with the thesis are available here.

Some departments have earlier deadlines, please check with your department.

Dissertation oral exam announcements should be submitted to your school or department at least 10 working days prior to date of presentation.

NOTE - Home departments should send the following documents to the Office of Graduate Studies for final approval:

  • Request for Admission to Ph.D. Candidacy - Immediately upon completion of departmental requirement (E.G., comprehensive examination)
  • Request for Approval of Minor
  • Request for Approval of Masters' Thesis Topic
Questions Regarding Above Deadlines or Theses/Dissertations?

Questions should be directed to the Georgia Tech Graduate Office. Send email to thesis@grad.gatech.edu or call (404) 894-3092.