Department of Psychology at Illinois State University


Graduate Program


Graduation Deadlines

If you plan to graduate in December, you must satisfy all of the Graduate School's deadlines (i.e., submitting a Degree Audit, filing a graduation application, thesis or dissertation defense, etc.). See the complete list of deadlines on the Graduate School's Academics (Graduation and Commencement) website.

Important Deadlines for December 2015 Graduation:
August 21, 2015 — Degree Audit
August 21, 2015 — Application for Completion of Degree
August 27, 2015 — Proposal Approval Form
September 29, 2015 — Dissertation Right to Defend
October 12, 2015 — Thesis Right to Defend
October 16, 2015 — Last day to defend dissertation
October 19, 2015 — Deposit dissertation in ProQuest
October 30, 2015 — Last day to defend thesis
November 2, 2015 — Deposit thesis in ProQuest
December 11, 2015 — College of Arts and Sciences Graduation



Congratulations to the following students:

  • Ora Bretall Scholarship (2015)
    Leah Marks, doctoral student, School Psychology
  • Audrey J. Grupe Fellowship in School Psychology (2015)
    Jennifer Hilger, specialist student, School School Psychology
    Allyson Satterlee, 2nd year specialist student, School Psychology
  • Charter Department Graduate Student of Excellence Award (2015)
    Brea Banks, doctoral graduate, School Psychology
  • James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award (2015)
    Brian Day, master's graduate, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
  • Foundation Fellowship Award (2015)
    Margaret Christie, doctoral student, School Psychology
    Zachery Stillman, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
    Jacqueline Vermaat, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology
  • Donald F. McHenry Fellowship (2015)
    Diana Steakley-Freeman, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
    Outstanding Psychology Graduate Assistant (2015)
    Angela Conte, master's graduate, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences


2015 Alumni Day
2015 Honors Colloquium and Awards Ceremony
2015 University Research Symposium