Even though we see you every day, we have built this page as a central holding of all important information. This site will be a resource for you as you are moving through the program.  The links on the left of this page are provided to help you find important information quickly. 

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Please be aware of the following dates:

Graduation Deadlines 2020

Feb. 17th, 2020            Last day to file for May 2020 graduation.

June 29th, 2020            Last day to file for August 2020 graduation

Sept. 28th, 2020           Last day to file for December 2020 graduation

What you need to do: 

  1. Go to: https://msutexas.edu/registrar/apply-graduation/
  2. Complete the Graduating Student Survey online.
  3. Print & Complete Application for Candidacy Form and other required documents.
  4. Return forms by Fax, Mail, or bring to the Registrar's Office, Hardin South 101.
  5. Pay $30 fee at the Registrar’s Office or online at the Registrar Store (at the link above). 

For more information, contact Linda Knox at 940-397-4792 (graduate students only).

*You are encouraged to file for degree as soon as possible.

 

Spring/Summer/Fall Thesis Deadline 2020

 

Prospectus                  Required for enrollment in PSYC 6983 Spring 2021

Nov. 20th, 2020          Prospectus due to Graduate Program Coordinator.

 

Proposal                     Required for Fall 2020 enrollment in PSYC 6993.

April 3rd, 2020           First draft of proposal due to thesis chair.

April 17th, 2020          Polished draft due to thesis committee.

May 1st, 2020             Deadline for final committee approval.

 

Defense  

Oct. 16th, 2020           First draft due to thesis chair.

Oct. 30th, 2020          Polished draft due to the thesis committee.

Nov. 13th, 2020          Deadline for Oral Defense

Nov. 24th, 2020          Final, approved thesis due to the Graduate Dean.

 

Applied Research Paper Spring/Summer 2020

Students who complete Internship II Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 will defend their Applied paper during Spring 2020.

Feb. 21st, 2020         Prospectus due to the Graduate Program Coordinator.

March 27th, 2020      First draft due to chair.

April 3rd, 2020          Polished draft due to the committee.

April 17th, 2020        Final draft and approval due to Graduate Program Coordinator.

 

Only students who complete Internship II Summer 2020 will defend their Applied paper during Summer 2020.

Note: Faculty may or may not be on contract during Summer I or II. Please consult with your committee on whether you will be defending Summer I or II.

June 1st, 2020         Prospectus due to the Graduate Program Coordinator.

As per availability of committee     First draft due to chair.

As per availability of committee     Polished draft due to the committee.

August 3rd, 2020      Final draft and approval due to Graduate Program Coordinator.