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Please refer to the Dissertation Manual for detailed procedures, timeline, and deadlines regarding completion of the dissertation. The Dissertation Manual can be found under the “Current Students/Dissertation Material” tab of the GSAPP website.

Deadlines posted online are the most current and students should check for any changes as they proceed through the dissertation process.

In order to graduate, PsyD students need to do the following

a) Submit the Dissertation Publishing Agreement form (pages 4-6) for University Microfilms;

b) Print 3 copies of the Cashier's form (microfilming and copyrighting), bring to the cashier's office listed below.; and

c) Complete the online Graduate Diploma Application at Item a is returned directly to the Coordinator with a photocopy of the title page of the Dissertation; along with item b, which must be first brought over to the Cashier's office to be paid and stamped. Once you have met all requirements, the student coordinator will notify the registrar confirming your degree.

The Cashier's office is located on the College Avenue Campus.

Records Hall
620 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

If a student is currently on internship, they will not be able to officially graduate in May of the same year. Students are allowed to walk in the May graduation even though they will not officially graduate until October. To walk in the May graduation, students must have met all other requirements for May graduation with the exception of completing the internship.