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Scheduling a Defense in the School of Sustainability

Step 1: Please confirm that the proposed day and time works for all faculty that need to be present at the defense or presentation.
Some programs have specific guidelines about faculty committee participation in a student’s defense or presentation (including remote vs. in person participation).


Step 2: Request a room reservation for your defense or presentation by completing the following form.
This form is only for graduate students in the School of Sustainability arranging their defense or presentation and undergraduate students enrolled in SOS 493: Honors Thesis.

* indicates the mandatory information needed to submit this form

Note: The start time above should be the actual start time of your defense or presentation. Prep time will automatically be added to your room reservation.

Please indicate how many attendees you estimate will attend and list any media or technology needs you have (this will help us identify which room to reserve).

Please list committee members that will be in attendance and how they will participate:

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I confirm that this date and time works for faculty that need to attend my defense.*


Step 3: Advertise your defense or culminating experience presentation so that it appears on the SOS Events page. Start by downloading the appropriate template for the advertisement. Please complete the template in full and upload it using the following form. If you have a professional looking headshot to include in the advertisement, we encourage you to upload it as well. If you don’t have a headshot already, you can get one taken, please see office hours listed here.

Defense announcement forms

* indicates the mandatory information needed to submit this form

I confirm that I have completed Steps 1 and 2.

Upload Advertisement Template (.doc, .docx):

Upload Photo (.jpg, .jpeg, .png):

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