ECE PhD Milestones


Prospectus Defense (within 2 years of candidacy)

Final Defense (within 5 years of candidacy)

After your defense, follow the directions to submit your dissertation electronically. It is crucial that you follow the formatting guidelines. Bring ONE copy of your signature page to Mugar Library to process your graduation.


All students must apply for graduation and complete the required tasks in order to graduate and confirm their participation in commencement.

It is expected that students applying for graduation have met all degree requirements and are eligible for graduation from the College of Engineering.

Deadlines for applying to graduate:
July 1st for September Graduation
November 1st for January Graduation
March 31st for May Graduation