What is the procedure for graduate students to apply for Degree Examination?

1. Degree Examination for graduate students is held annually. The application date and exam date should be based on school calendar.  If it is to be moved up or postponed, it needs agreement from the chair of department, and it should take place before the end of the semester. 
2. To apply for Degree Examination, graduate students should submit an application form along with transcripts of all the semesters, a copy of first draft of dissertation and abstract, and consent form from thesis advisor and chair of department. 
3. If graduate students who have applied Degree Examination cannot take the exam during that semester, they should inform their department to withdraw the application of Degree Examination.