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.
- Log into my.uncc.edu.
- Under Academic Resources, select ‘Student Records’.
- Under ‘Student Records’, select ‘Online Graduation Application’.
- 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.
- 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.
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|