All graduate degree candidates must complete and submit an Application for Graduate College degree through MyUI. Links to Plan of Study and Comprehensive Exam Request form are available on the Graduate Exams home page.

Students will be mailed a comprehensive exam schedule indicating date and time of their exams approximately one week after application deadline. Any special requests should be submitted at the time of application for comprehensive exams. Accommodations will be honored when possible.

Any questions related to this schedule and the administration of graduate examinations in the College of Education should be directed to Sue Cline, N310 Lindquist Center, 319 335-5260, sue-cline@uiowa.edu

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Spring 2019

  • Comp Exam request due—January 22
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—January 22
  • Examination dates—February 7 & 8. Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline

Summer 2019

  • Comp Exam request due—May 29
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—May 29
  • Examination dates—June 20 & 21. Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline

Fall 2019

  • Comp Exam request due—August 30
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—August 30
  • Examination dates—September 12 & 13. Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline

Spring 2020

  • Comp Exam request due—January 24
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—January 24
  • Examination dates—February 6 & 7. Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline

Oral Examinations are to be arranged with your committee as soon as possible following written exams and before end of semester.

Spring 2019

  • Comp Exam request due— February 15
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—February 15
  • Application for degree on MYUI—February 22
  • Examination dates—  March 28 & 29
    Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline
  • Final Exam Report—April 12—Committee Chair
  • EdS Research Project (to advisor)—April 23
  • Final Thesis Deposit—April 30
  • Degree Conferral Date—May 10

Summer 2019

  • Comp Exam request due—May 29
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—May 29
  • Application for degree on MYUI —June 7
  • Examination dates—June  20 & 21
    Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline
  • Final Examp Report- July 16 Committee Chair
  • EdS Research Project (to advisor) - July 16
  • Thesis Deposit (6 Gilmore Hall) - July 23
  • Degree Conferral Date - August 2

Fall 2019

  • Comp Exam request due—September 27
  • Plan of Study Summary Sheet—September 27
  • Application for degree on MYUI—October 4
  • Examination dates—October 24 & 25
    Essay exam sessions begin daily at 8:30 & 1:00 and are scheduled by Sue Cline immediately following the request deadline
  • EdS Research Project (to advisor)—November 26
  • Final Exam Report—December 2—Committee Chair
  • Thesis Deposit—December 9
  • Degree Conferral Date—December 20

Spring 2020

TBD

Spring 2019

  • Application for degree on MYUI —February 22
  • Declare thesis defense date—March 1. Must be declared 2 weeks prior to defense AND by this date
  • Defense Report— April 12—Committee Chair Last day to hold defense
  • Final Thesis Deposit (6 Gilmore Hall) - April 19
  • Degree Conferral Date—May 10

Summer 2019

  • Application for degree on MYUI—June 7
  • Declare thesis defense date—June 12. Must be declared 2 weeks prior to defense AND by this date
  • Defense Report - July 16—Committee Chair Last day to hold defense
  • Thesis Deposit - July 23
  • Degree Conferral Date—August 2

Fall 2019

  • Application for degree on MYUI—October 4
  • Declare thesis defense date—October 15. Must be declared 2 weeks prior to defense AND by this date
  • Defense Report - December 2—Committee Chair Last day to hold defense
  • Thesis Deposit - December 9
  • Degree Conferral Date—December 20

Spring 2020

TBD