1) Check with Rhonda to verify that you have met all requirements and have enough hours for graduation.
2) Check the graduate school website at: Graduate School calendar for important deadlines.
3) Verify the avaialability of rooms and committee members.
4) Schedule your oral defense to take place before the deadline of the semester in which you wish to attend commencement.
5) Announcement of Doctoral Oral Exam is due to the graduate school at least 2 weeks prior to your oral defense date. This form MUST go through the BMS office - do not send it directly to the graduate school.