You must be enrolled during the semester that you defend and deposit; if you want to defend and/or submit your dissertation to the Graduate School in the summer term, you must register for three … Normally, a dissertation is written in the English language. If an examination is unsatisfactory, a supervisory committee may recommend that the Dean of the Graduate School permit a second examination after a period of additional study. Blancas, a Ph.D. student in UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, was awarded the $100,000 prize designed to "diversify the environmental movement’s largely white leadership." If you have a committee meeting, general exam, or dissertation defense scheduled in Spring 2020 (and possibly longer), we encourage you to make use of an online platform of your choosing. Notify your graduate program coordinator to have them request your doctoral degree warrant from the Graduate School at least three weeks before the anticipated date of your final dissertation defense.
The thesis or dissertation is a report of original research and scholarly work that is shared with the academic community and is made available to the public. (photo courtesy of The Seattle Times) Four students from the Graduate School’s Interdisciplinary Programs named to the Husky 100! Registration as a graduate student is required the quarter that a final examination is taken and the quarter the dissertation is submitted and the degree is conferred. ). The thesis or dissertation becomes part of the UWM Digital Commons and is also made available through ProQuest.
To graduate with a master’s (thesis program) or doctoral (dissertation program) degree, students are required to submit an Electronic Thesis/Dissertation (ETD) and a Committee Approval Form to the Graduate School through the UW ETD Administrator Site. If you will publish your thesis using your Preferred Name, you must officially set that name in Identity.UW . However, if there are circumstances that warrant a dissertation be written in a foreign language, approval must be received from the Dean of the Graduate School via petition. Registration as a graduate student is required the quarter that a Final Examination is taken AND the quarter the dissertation is submitted. In the dissertation defense, the Candidate makes an oral presentation of his/her dissertation to the Supervisory Committee (see Supervisory Committee Policy) and the public. As members of the UW community, you have access to Zoom for these activities, but you are free to use whichever platform will work for your purposes (e.g., Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, etc. Under certain circumstances, students may submit the final copy of the dissertation to the Graduate School the quarter after the dissertation is defended without being registered by paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee.