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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.

Fall 2021
Prospectus Due (Submit within this window): Opens November 6, 2020 – Closes February 12, 2021
Defense and Thesis Approval Form Due: October 15, 2021
Recommended Defense Completed*: October 29, 2021
Director Thesis Approval Due (Director will be emailed approval link on date of your Defense): November 12, 2021
Digital Submission Due: November 12, 2021

Spring 2022
Prospectus Due (Submit within this window): Opens April 2, 2021 – Closes September 10, 2021
Defense and Thesis Approval Form Due: March 4, 2022
Recommended Defense Completed*: April 1, 2022
Director Thesis Approval Due (Director will be emailed approval link on date of your Defense): April 15, 2022
Digital Submission Due: April 15, 2022

Fall 2022
Prospectus Due (Submit within this window): Opens November 5, 2021 – Closes February 18, 2022
Defense and Thesis Approval Form Due: October 14, 2022
Recommended Defense Completed*: October 28, 2022
Director Thesis Approval Due (Director will be emailed approval link on date of your Defense): November 18, 2022
Digital Submission Due: November 18, 2022

Spring 2023
Prospectus Due (Submit within this window): Opens April 1, 2022 – Closes September 9, 2022
Defense and Thesis Approval Form Due: March 3, 2023
Recommended Defense Completed*: March 31, 2023
Director Thesis Approval Due (Director will be emailed approval link on date of your Defense): April 14, 2023
Digital Submission Due: April 14, 2023

* 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.