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Thesis/Creative Project Deadlines

Work out a plan of action with your committee and stay on schedule to meet all the deadlines. Before scheduling your defense, obtain approval from your director and committee. Deadlines are subject to change based on the ASU academic calendar. For questions about deadlines, contact your Barrett advisor.

Spring 2020
Prospectus Due Date: April 5, 2019                
Final Prospectus Due Date: September 13, 2019 
Online Defense Reporting Form Due: March 6, 2020
Recommended Defense Completed*: April 3, 2020
Final Submission Due (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): April 17, 2020

Fall 2020     
Prospectus Due Date: November 1, 2019
Final Prospectus Due Date: February 14, 2020 
Online Defense Reporting Form Due: October 9, 2020
Recommended Defense Completed*: October 23, 2020
Final Submission Due (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): November 13, 2020

Spring 2021
Prospectus Due Date: April 3, 2020
Final Prospectus Due Date: September 11, 2020
Online Defense Reporting Form Due: March 5, 2021
Recommended Defense Completed*: April 2, 2021
Final Submission Due (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): April 16, 2021

Fall 2021        
Prospectus Due Date: November 6, 2020
Final Prospectus Due Date: February 12, 2021  
Online Defense Reporting Form Due: October 15, 2021
Recommended Defense Completed*: October 29, 2021
Final Submission Due (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): November 12, 2021

Spring 2022
Prospectus Due Date: April 2, 2021 
Final Prospectus Due Date: September 10, 2021
Defense Reporting Form Due: March 4, 2022
Recommended Defense Completed*: April 1, 2022
Final Submission Due (signed signature title page, abstract, and digital submission): April 15, 2022

 

* Barrett recommends that you defend by this date. The defense date is subject to your Director’s approval. Please note that if you defend after this date, you will have less time to make any revisions by the final due date.