Department of Psychology at Illinois State University

Graduate Programs

Graduation Deadlines

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

Important Deadlines for August Graduation:
August 22, 2014 — Degree Audit
August 22, 2014 — Application for Completion of Degree
August 27, 2014 — Proposal Approval Form
September 30, 2014 — Dissertation Right to Defend
October 17, 2014 — Last day to defend dissertation
October 20, 2014 — Deposit dissertation in ProQuest
October 13, 2014 — Thesis Right to Defend
October 31, 2014 — Last day to defend thesis
November 3, 2014 — Deposit thesis in ProQuest (by 2:00 p.m.)


Congratulations to the following students:

  • Audrey J. Grupe Fellowship in School Psychology (2014)
    Allyson Satterlee, specialist student, School Psychology
    Klaudia Pajor, specialist student, School Psychology
  • Charter Department Graduate Student of Excellence Award (2014)
    Alyssa Sondalle, doctoral student, School Psychology
  • James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award (2014)
    Mary Beth Ryan, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology
  • Foundation Fellowship Award (2014)
    Shannon Griffith, master's student, Clinical-Counseling Psychology
    Hannah Jones, master's student, Industrial/Organizational-Social Psychology
    Melissa Matheys, master's student, Quantitative Psychology
    Outstanding Psychology Graduate Assistant (2014)
    Nicole Moore, doctoral student, School Psychology


2013 Alumni Day
2014 University Research Symposium
2014 Honors Colloquium and Awards Ceremony