Request for Extension of Time to Complete Degree

If you need more time to complete your master’s or doctoral degree, you must fill out a Request for Time Extension form.  Below are the step-by-step instructions.

  1. Complete a copy of the Request for Time Extension form for master's students and doctoral student's.
  2. Include a detailed timeline determined by you and validated by signature and date of your major professor containing steps to completion of the degree within the requested time extension (see Page 3 of the form).
  3. Include a brief letter from you outlining the reasons for the time extension and how you have remained current in coursework knowledge.
  4. Include current approved degree plan.
  5. Include resume showing student ID#, place of employment, position and title, work/professional experience, etc.
  6. Obtain signatures on the application for extension from (see Page 4 of the form):
    • the Major Professor
    • the Program Coordinator or Director
    • the Department Chair
    • the College or School Dean
    • the Graduate Dean signs after final review

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