The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Graduate College Division of Academic Affairs

Thesis & Dissertation

Please make sure to read the Thesis & Dissertation Manual in its entirety, as it is crucial and the best guide available.  An application of a Thesis or Dissertation Committee must be submitted once a committee has been selected. If there is a change of committee member(s) at any time, a Change of Committee form must be submitted. Lastly, a Certification of Completion of Thesis or Dissertation form must be submitted immediately after a successful defense. Please find the forms below and deadline information.

Semester Deadline for Online Submission of Draft Deadline for Submission of Final Copy Online and Certification of Completion of Thesis or Dissertation Form
Fall 2017 October 27, 2017 December 11, 2017
Spring 2018 March 26, 2018 May 7, 2018
Summer I 2018 June 4, 2018 July 5, 2018
Summer II 2018 July 13, 2018 August 13, 2018

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