Doctoral Completion Checklist

  • Respond to offer of admission
  • Locate housing
  • Clear any medical holds
  • Obtain student ID card
  • Attend orientation
  • Register for classes
  • Check academic calendar for deadlines
  • Contact your departmental advisor
  • Identify your major professor
  • Begin selecting  your advisory committee
  • Write the Dissertation (Follow Guidelines of ETD Guide)
  • Register
  • Check academic calendar for deadlines
  • Submit plan of study (required)
  • Submit graduation application from AU Access, My Academics, Grad Application
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