|Required Action||Deadline||Who Initiates||Submit to|
|Submit Graduate School application along with all supporting documents.||Click for deadlines||Prospective student||The Graduate School|
|Sign and return letter of offer sent by department head following admission.||ASAP upon receipt||Prospective student||Graduate Student Services Coordinator|
|Upon arrival, fill out I-9 Form||ASAP upon arrival at NCSU (before classes start)||Student||I-9 Center: Administrative Services II building, 2711 Sullivan Drive, in Room 101|
|Visit Office of International Services.||ASAP upon arrival at NCSU (before classes start)||International students only|
|Complete residency requirements (but do not fill out residency requirement form until end of second semester; see “submit NC residency application” below).||IMPORTANT!
Within the first 10 days of classes.
|Students who are U.S. Citizens or have permanent resident status with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services||After completing these requirements, contact the Residency Officer (or
513-1287) within the first 10 days of classes to ensure your application will be accepted.
|Students whose previous degree programs were not complete at the time of application are required to submit official transcripts showing degree(s) awarded and date(s).||Before the end of the first semester of registration.||Student||Graduate Student Services Coordinator|
|Select members of your graduate advisory committee.||Must be done before submitting your Plan of Work (see below).||Student and Advisor||Graduate School|
|Submit Plan of Work and Patent Agreement form (Mypack Portal)||Before end of second semester of coursework||Student and advisor||Graduate Student Services Coordinator|
|Submit annual Progress Report Form||May 31 of every year of enrollment||Student||Submit online via GOSOARS|
|Submit North Carolina residency application.||IMPORTANT!
Between 14 and 75 days prior to the beginning of the student’s third semester of classes.
|Students who are U.S. Citizens or have permanent resident status with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services||Graduate School|
|Submit “Request to Graduate” (MyPack Portal)||Deadlines by semester||Student||Graduate Student Services Coordinator|
|Schedule final oral exam with committee members and the Graduate Student Services Coordinator||Semester of expected graduation, at least 10 working days prior to proposed exam date.||Student||Graduate Student Services Coordinator|
|Electronically submit draft of thesis/dissertation for review||Within 24 hours of passing the final oral exam and getting the title page signed by Committee.||Student||Thesis Editor
|Submit thesis to The Graduate School||After final oral exam is successfully completed and thesis has been reviewed by thesis editor. Must be submitted at least
prior to last day of class in semester of graduation.
|Student||The Graduate School|
|Schedule exit interview with Dr. Watson (Assoc. Depart. Head)||Prior to end of final semester||Student||Marci Walker
(1535 Varsity Research Bldg.)
CELEBRATE! You’re Done.