Important Dates for the CE/Thesis/Dissertation

Important Dates for the Written Culminating Experience, Thesis, and Dissertation

All student WCE/thesis/dissertation proposals must be submitted to the for approval before the proposed research is carried out. Students may submit their proposal during any semester in which the student is enrolled, including and up through the proposal submission deadline for their graduation date.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: It is school policy that all UTHealth School of Public Health students completing a Written Culminating Experience, thesis, or dissertation must submit a proposal for review and approval no later than the last day of class of the term prior to which they expect to graduate.

Students must also adhere to University IRB and Research policies and guidelines, as well as POLICY 401 CONTINUOUS ENROLLMENT once their thesis/dissertation proposal is approved. Dual degree students may be enrolled in either program to work on their research.

PLEASE NOTE: Proposals will receive a final approval from the Director of Academic Affairs and Student Services after all other applicable institutional approvals (IRB, etc.) have been obtained. 


Spring 2019

Proposal submission deadline for Summer 2019 graduation

Friday, May 3, 2019

Final CE/Thesis/Dissertation deadline for Spring 2019 graduation

Monday, April 15, 2019

Summer 2019

Proposal submission deadline for Fall 2019 graduation

Monday, August 12, 2019

Final CE/Thesis/Dissertation deadline for Summer 2019 graduation

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Find other important graduation dates and requirements here

Find the UTHealth 2018-2019 Academic Calendar here