Graduate Support Office
After the Doctoral Dissertation Committee has determined that the final draft of the dissertation is suitable for presentation; the Committee will request the scheduling and announcement of the Dissertation Defense (also called Final Oral Examination or Oral Defense).
A copy of the announcement should be sent to the USF Office of Graduate Studies, preferably two weeks in advance of the defense date. The announcement must also be posted in a public forum for a minimum of twenty-four hours to comply with statute requirements for a public meeting. Below is a list of announcements for the current semester's Dissertation Proposals and Final Defense Sessions in the College of Education.
NOTE: Announcements are sorted by the date of the defense.