MEng Thesis Timeline

Spring/Fall Semesters

StepAction Item
1Meet with your Thesis Director to outline the thesis contents before the second week.
2Meet with your Thesis Director for a thesis writing progress discussion before the sixth week.
3Submit preliminary written thesis material to Director by the end of the seventh week.
4Submit complete thesis copy to Director by the end of the eleventh week.
5Report date, time and location of oral exam on the proper form (Appendix VII) to the Academic Affairs Office by the end of the twelfth week.
6Deliver final draft copies of the thesis to the members of the Examination Committee by the twelfth week.
7Have oral exam by the end of the thirteenth week.
8Thesis Director must report the results of the oral exam to the Academic Affairs Office on the proper form (Appendix VIII) within 48 hours after completion of the exam.
9Return corrected copy of thesis to Thesis Director within two days after the oral exam.
10Deliver one complete final copy to the Department Chair or Departmental Editor three days before the end of semester.
11The student must deliver one electronic copy of the complete approved thesis to the Speed School Academic Affairs Office on or before the last day of the semester. This electronic copy must follow the guidelines for submitting an electronic version of the thesis. A note of approval signed by the Department Chair and a signed copy of the Nonexclusive License for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (see Appendix IX) must accompany the copy.

Summer Semester

StepAction Item
1Meet with your Thesis Director to outline the thesis contents before the second week.
2Meet with your Thesis Director for a thesis writing progress discussion before the third week.
3Submit preliminary written thesis material to Director by the end of the fifth week.
4Report date, time and location of oral exam on the proper form (Appendix VII) to the Academic Affairs Office by the end of the eighth week.
5
Deliver final draft copies of the thesis to the members of the Examination Committee by the eighth week.
6
Have oral exam by the end of the ninth week.
7
Thesis Director must report the results of the oral exam to the Academic Affairs Office on the proper form (Appendix VIII) within 48 hours after completion of the exam.
8
Return corrected copy of thesis to Thesis Director within two days after the oral exam.
9
Deliver one complete final copy to the Department Chair or Departmental Editor three days before the end of semester.
10The student must deliver one electronic copy of the complete approved thesis to the Speed School Academic Affairs Office on or before the last day of the semester. This electronic copy must follow the guidelines for submitting an electronic version of the thesis. A note of approval signed by the Department Chair and a signed copy of the Nonexclusive License for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (see Appendix IX) must accompany the copy.