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Physics & Astronomy Thesis Defence Request Form

MSc Students

  • Read through MSc Thesis Defense Procedures on Program Milestones page or in LEARN .
  • Must submit request a minimum of 4 weeks before the defence date.

PhD Students

  • Read through PhD Thesis Defense Procedures on Program Milestones page or in LEARN.
  • Must submit request a minimum of 7 weeks before the defence date.
  • External Examiner form must be submitted to Science Graduate Office before you can schedule your defense.

Thesis Blackout Dates and Holidays:

You cannot submit or schedule your defense during the following dates:

  • Winter 2022: Monday, April 25 – Friday, April 29
  • Spring 2022: Monday, August 15 – Friday, September 2
  • Fall 2022: Wednesday, December 14 - Wednesday, January 4, 2023
  • 2022 Holidays: January 3, February 21 & 22, April 15, May 23, July 1, August 1, September 5, October 10 & 11, December 26 - December 30

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