Forms, Due Dates, & More

There are a lot of dates, deadlines, events, and forms to remember!  All PhD students, regardless of their program, follow The Graduate School’s dates and requirements, so be sure to bookmark their page!

Graduation Deadlines can be found here.

Theses and Dissertation policies and procedures can be found here.

The Graduate School also offers many informative events, workshops, and presentations that are helpful for graduate students.

 

Academic Events & Deadlines

August 31, 2020Departmental Affiliation Form due for rising 2nd years

October 23, 2020– Application deadline for December 2020 graduation via DukeHub

November 9, 2020– Deadline for initial submission of ETD (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation) to ProQuest for December  2020 graduation

November 23, 2020– Final day to defend Dissertation or Thesis for December 2020 graduation

December 7, 2020– Deadline for final Submission of ETD (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation) via ProQuest for December 2020 graduation. All signed final exam certificates must be submitted to The Graduate School.

December 8Application Deadline for Fall Admissions into ITEHP [NOTE: This was the deadline for 2020 admissions. Page will be updated when the new deadline is released.] 

January 25– Application deadline for December 2020 graduation via DukeHub [NOTE: This was the deadline for May 2020 graduation. Page will be updated when the new deadline is released.] 

March 16– Deadline for initial submission of ETD (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation) via ProQuest for May 2020 graduation. [NOTE: This was the deadline for May 2020 graduation. Page will be updated when the new deadline is released.] 

April 1– Defend Dissertation or Thesis for May 2020 graduation [NOTE: This was the deadline for May 2020 graduation. Page will be updated when the new deadline is released.] 

April 15 – Deadline for final Submission of ETD (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation) via ProQuest for May 2020 graduation. All signed final exam certificates must be submitted to The Graduate School. [NOTE: This was the deadline for May 2020 graduation. Page will be updated when the new deadline is released.] 

 

Other Dates & Forms

To apply for the Toxicology certificate, use this form

Committee Approval Form: Due 30 days before preliminary exam

Form for Certification Meeting (ENV PhD Program): This in-person meeting of the student and the proposed thesis committee must occur at least one month prior to the preliminary exam. It should typically happen in the second year of study. The purpose of this meeting is to officially form the thesis committee.

Preliminary Exam Report: Faculty committee must sign this form after preliminary exam

SACS Form: Each of your committee members must complete the appropriate SACS form (this form is ENV-specific) for both preliminary exam or defense. Please email Alexis if you need this form.

Graduate School Conference Travel Grant Application: The Graduate School provides up to $525 for domestic and $700 for international travel for advanced students who have passed all parts of the preliminary exam and are presenting a paper or poster at a national conference. 

Nicholas School Conference Funding/Professional Travel Grant: Professional development grants are designed to fund activities that provide a value-added “professional” experience to the student’s academic training; grants will be considered for presentations of papers or posters at conferences, meetings or symposia for students who have completed their preliminary examinations. Please email Alexis if you need this form.