Revised March 2015
Timeline to FPO
More than two months before:
At least six weeks before:
More than two weeks before:
For an application to be considered complete, the following materials must be included:
Materials submitted by the student
Materials submitted by the department
Three days before:
Day of FPO:
The following items are due in Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library normally immediately after the successful completion of the FPO examination, but in no case later than two weeks after the defense:
The three documents below must be submitted in hard copy to the Graduate School, Academic Affairs, 111 Clio Hall, normally immediately after the successful completion of final public oral exam, but in no case later than two weeks after the successful defense:
All documents must be received by the degree deadline.
- See Nicki Gotsis as soon as you have a target FPO date in mind.
- Date on title page is month/year of graduation, not FPO date.
- Remember to acknowledge your funding in your thesis. See advisor for official grant numbers.
- Read the formatting and binding guidelines carefully. See this page for formal requirements.
All paperwork for the FPO Request is due at the Graduate School two weeks before your requested FPO date.
Please note: No FPO/PreFPO, or other general exam can take place at the simultaneously, so please refer to the google calendar before you propose a date to your committee. The link to the calendar can be found here (this calendar will be in use starting from January 2016 moving forward): https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=acg079blso4ms3skkfe8pkirog%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York