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Thesis Defense

The School of Graduate Studies has information on completing your degree and thesis defences

When the student is ready to defend, he/she must contact the Graduate Assistant and submit a thesis defense scheduling form (no later than four weeks before the proposed defense) to allow time for scheduling of the examining committee. Supervisors may make suggestions on possible internal and external examiners. The Program Director will review the list and the Graduate Assistant will contact potential examiners to determine their availability. Students are responsible for distributing copies to the examining committee (one for each supervisor, one for the Department Head, one for the internal examiner, one for the external examiner and one for the Chair).

The following forms must be signed and returned to the Graduate Assistant when submitting the thesis;

NOTE: A PDF copy of the thesis must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies ( following the same deadlines outlined in the reference material.

Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that the correct formatting has been used in the thesis.