It should be filed in the student’s folder so it is available when the thesis defense is held and all committee members may sign.
This form cannot be duplicated and changes cannot be made without prior approval of the Graduate College.
There are also details about the composition of a Masters Committee and a Ph D Committee.
We recommend that you read our information about writing a thesis before you start writing your thesis.
This second examination must be initiated by submission of a new Committee Recommendation form, even if there is no change in membership. A committee may recommend “pass – with specified conditions”.
If this does occur, the conditions must be specified on the Examination Report Form along with the name of a committee member who will monitor the fulfillment of any such conditions.
The first step in writing a thesis is to identify a research topic or area, and a thesis supervisor (and potentially a co-supervisor as well); many students will have done this before beginning their program.
Most students work very closely with their supervisor throughout their program.
The letter is sent to the graduate program for distribution to each committee member.
After the committee is approved by the Graduate College Dean, the Examination Report form is sent to the graduate program support person.