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Submitting your thesis: Deadline dates

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Your thesis, supporting materials, and documentation must be submitted to the Library's Thesis Registration System Library's Thesis Registration System by the following deadlines dates — or within 3 weeks of your Senior Supervisor signing a Supervisor Revision Memo—whichever happens first. The final deadline in every term is always the last working day.

  • The semester and year in which your thesis is submitted is entered on the Title Page of your thesis (e.g., Summer 2020).
  • The degree is awarded in the term (semester) in which the thesis is submitted.
  • In addition to submitting your thesis to the Library, you must apply for graduation.
  • Refer to Degree Completion: Applying to Graduate for information about convocation.

Deadlines for Library thesis submission

Spring 2020 Early deadline*
End of term
31 January 2020 (PST)
30 April 2020 (PST)
Summer 2020 Early deadline*
End of term
29 May 2020 (PST)
31 August 2020 (PST)
Fall 2020 Early deadline*
End of term
30 September 2020 (PST)
24 December 2020 @ 12 noon (PST)


* Refer to the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website for information on early completion refunds.