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Graduate Resources

Graduation Information & Deadlines

Graduation Calendar

Fall 2017

Spring 2018


Appointment of Masters Committee – Project/Thesis or Comprehensive Exam

  • Masters Committee Form – print form and submit to Bob Schieffer College of Communication Graduate Studies Office, MOUS 207.  NOTE:  This form must be submitted PRIOR to enrolling in project or thesis courses.

Intent to Graduate should be filed in the Graduate Studies Office the semester prior to anticipated date of graduation.

  • Intent to Graduate – submit completed form via email to or in person to Graduate Studies Office, MOUS 207.  A nonrefundable graduation processing fee will be billed to the student’s account.
  • Cancel Intent to Graduate – submit if for any reason, after filing an Intent to Graduate, you need to change your planned graduating semester.

Grade Report of Oral Examination Project, Thesis or Comprehensive Exam

  • Final Grade Report form – print form and take to Oral Exam for signatures and grade.  Submit to Graduate Studies office in MOUS 207.

Thesis Publishing

  • Submit paper copy of thesis to Bob Schieffer College of Communication Associate Dean for approval. It should be carefully proofread and in its final form, except for any changes that might be suggested at the final oral. Once approved, you will be notified that your thesis is ready for you to pick up.
  • Thesis Publishing Fee form  – print form and submit to the Cashier Office in Sadler Hall 2011 along with $10 for payment of processing fee. (This fee cannot be billed to student’s account.)

Registration Procedures

Students make an appointment with their advisor, who maintains a record of progress toward fulfilling course requirements, and must be consulted each term during pre-registration or registration periods. No student should use to pre-register, add or drop courses without first consulting advisor!

After advising, registration happens online. Go to click on “Student Center”. You will be able to add or drop classes, check grades, print unofficial transcripts as well as other options. Please stay in close contact with your advisor with updates or changes in your enrollment.

Non-traditional, special topics, and/or directed studies courses are arranged by a supervising professor, with the permission of the department chair and college dean. Studies of this kind are reserved for subjects not regularly covered by existing course offerings. Students may apply no more than 6 hours.

For information on current course offerings,  academic calendars, and grades go to TCU Registrar’s Office.