Graduation

Applying for Graduation

Students must indicate their intention to graduate by submitting an Online Graduation Application by the deadline published in the Academic Calendar each semester.

  1. Log into my.uncc.edu.
  2. Under Academic Resources, select ‘Student Records’.
  3. Under ‘Student Records’, select ‘Online Graduation Application’.
  4. Click "Continue" if this is the first time a graduation application has been submitted or "Create a New Application" if one has been submitted previously.
  5. After all sections are complete, click the "Submit" button.

Scheduling your Defense

Please email an MEES Academic Advisor to schedule your defense at least two weeks prior to your scheduled date. Please include the defense details (day, time, location, faculty advisor(s), title, and abstract).

PhD students are required to submit their Dissertation Defense Announcement here.

Graduate Learning Outcomes

Provide one copy of the Graduate Learning Outcomes Rubric to each member of your dissertation or thesis committee at the time of your defense. Completed rubrics must be returned to Ms. Tracy Beauregard or Dr. Harish Cherukuri. A list of publications is also required for each student; Dr. Cherukuri will sign the Final Defense Report upon receipt of the publications list.

Complete graduation information and instructions, including checklists and forms, are available through the Graduate School. Please follow the deadlines and requirements on the academic calendar and the graduation checklist specific to your graduation semester.

Deadlines

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
  Graduation Application Proposal Deadline Formatting Review Dissertation Defense Dissertation Submission
Spring 2019 13 Feb 2019 Fall 2018 15 Mar 2019 12 Apr 2019 22 Apr 2019
Summer I 2019 21 May 2019 Spring 2019 7 Jun 2019 14 Jun 2019 21 Jun 2019
Summer II 2019 2 Jul 2019 Spring 2019 19 Jul 2019 26 Jul 2019 2 Aug 2019
MS in Mechanical Engineering
  Graduation Application Proposal Deadline Formatting Review Thesis Defense Thesis Submission
Spring 2019 13 Feb 2019 20 Feb 2019 24 Apr 2019 1 May 2019 8 May 2019
Summer I 2019 21 May 2019 21 May 2019 7 Jun 2019 14 Jun 2019 21 Jun 2019
Summer II 2019 2 Jul 2019 2 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 26 Jul 2019 2 Aug 2019