Thesis and Project Guidelines

Graduate Thesis/Project Continuation Policy

Graduate students who have 24 or more earned hours and who do not complete their capstone requirement by the end of the term in which they have registered will receive an IP grade on their transcript. Once a student has (a) earned 24 or more graduate hours, (b) registered for at least 1 graduate capstone requirement credit and received an IP grade, and (c) not completed the capstone requirement within two years, the student must register for 722 Thesis/Project Extended – non-credit bearing but billable for 1 credit at existing graduate tuition rates, until the thesis or project has been completed. If the student does not register for the 722 course, he or she will become a nonmatriculated student and will have to reapply for admission to the Graduate School and pay all other appropriate fees. Reapplication must be made in accordance with the established deadline dates and current admission requirements.

Once a student has completed the thesis or project, the IP graduate will be changed to the appropriate grade.


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