The following information and deadlines apply to EOLL students who anticipate receiving their EdD degrees following the Seattle University Graduation cycles.
Students looking towards their defense should have completed their degree requirements as outlined in the Seattle University Graduate Catalog, including the Comprehensive Examination in Leadership Practice and TDiLP.
When finishing a degree, students must be registered in the quarter in which the final degree requirements are completed.
Dissertation forms are fillable with electronic signatures section enabled. Please download and save the form prior to completing it. All degree forms should be submitted to electronically.
Please contact the EOLL Administrative Office with any questions that are unanswered on this page by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dissertation Committee Request Form
This form is used to file with EOLL Office to request the approval of a student’s dissertation committee.Dissertation Committee Request Confirmation_Fillable Form
Dissertation Proposal Hearing Report Form
This form is used to file with EOLL Office the successful completion of the dissertation proposal hearing.Dissertation Proposal Hearing Report_Fillable Form
Dissertation Defense Scheduling Request Form
This form is used to file with EOLL Office to schedule the required public dissertation defense hearing. The student is required to submit this form at least three weeks prior to the planned defense date.Dissertation Defense Scheduling Request_Fillable Form
Report of the Final Dissertation Examination and Filing of the Dissertation FormThis form is used to file with EOLL Office to record the results of the public dissertation defense hearing by your dissertation chair. It is required to submit within 5 working days of the defense date.
Dissertation Final Approval FormThis form is used to file with EOLL Office to confirm that students have completed all required changes to their dissertation. Students must obtain signoff on your dissertation from your advisory committee chair.
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Doctoral (EOLL) candidates must have completed the doctoral project/dissertation, have secured the signatures of their committee and the chair and have turned the project/dissertation in to the program director by April 10th of the year in which they wish to participate in the commencement ceremony.
Doctoral students who participate in the commencement ceremony will not have their degree posted to the transcript in June unless the dissertation is signed off by the EOLL program director and the College of Education dean, and the dissertation and all other grades (including removal of all I and N grades) are received by the Office of the Registrar on the date final grades for the spring term are due as published in the University Academic Calendar.
Each year the EOLL Program is asked to verify graduates who will take part in commencement. This procedure identifies the steps necessary to submit names and information to the Registrar for commencement purposes.