Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation

Congratulations on nearing the end of your graduate degree. You will find helpful information below, in the side bars on the right, and links to details on the submission process for a thesis or dissertation below.

Steps to submit a thesis  

See the full timeline to complete your degree. To complete your thesis, an overview of the steps is:

  1. Plan for your defense
  2. Schedule your defense with the Graduate School and submit a defendable thesis to your committee and the Graduate School
  3. Defend your thesis publicly
  4. Correct your thesis and obtain advisor approval to submit your revised thesis to the Graduate School
  5. Submit your thesis to the Graduate School
  6. Pay Graduate School fees (if needed) after your thesis is approved

The Graduate School reviews all documents in the order they are received within two weeks. Students can check MyMichiganTech at any time for their current status.

Steps to submit a dissertation 

See the full timeline to complete your degree. To complete your dissertation, an overview of the steps is:

  1. Plan for your defense
  2. Schedule your defense with the Graduate School and submit a defendable dissertation to your committee and the Graduate School
  3. Defend your dissertation publicly
  4. Correct your dissertation and obtain advisor approval to submit your revised dissertation to the Graduate School
  5. Submit your dissertation to the Graduate School
  6. Pay Graduate School fees (if needed) after your dissertation is approved

The Graduate School reviews all documents in the order they are received within two weeks. Students can check MyMichiganTech at any time for their current status.