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CUIN Important Dates

  • Current graduate students: Please note the following information about comprehensive exams and candidacy defense.
  • Prospective graduate students: Please see the Admissions section below.

Admissions

This admissions information applies to any graduate program in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.

Ed.D. Students Only

Dates for the Ed.D. Comprehensive Examination

NOTE: This does not include students who are part of the 51-hour Professional Leadership Ed.D. or the CUIN Ph.D.

Fall 2020

Last day to defend your candidacy

  • Friday, October 2, 2020

Deadline for submitting an application to take the Doctoral Comprehensive Examination

  • Friday, October 16, 2020
  • Please apply through MyAdvisor.

Dates for the Doctoral Comprehensive Examination  

  • Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 9 a.m. - 12 and 1- 4 p.m.
  • Friday, November 6, 2020 — 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Spring 2021

Last day to defend your candidacy

  • Friday, February 5, 2021

Deadline for submitting an application to take the Doctoral Comprehensive Examination

  • Friday, February 19, 2021
  • Please apply through MyAdvisor.

Dates for the Doctoral Comprehensive Examination

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021 — 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, March 5, 2021 — 9 a.m. -12 p.m.

Ph.D. Students Only

Dates for the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination

Fall 2020

Last day to defend your candidacy

  • Friday, September 4, 2020

Last day to apply for the qualifying examination on My Advisor

  • Friday, September 11, 2020

Qualifying Examinations Begin

  • Monday, September 21, 2020

Spring 2021

Last day to defend your candidacy

  • Friday, January 29, 2021

Last day to apply for the qualifying examination on My Advisor

  • Friday, February 5, 2021

Qualifying Examinations Begin

  • Monday, February 15, 2021