Allow two weeks for the PhD committee to review, discuss,
vote, and communicate the outcome. Notification will come from
the Director of Graduate Programs.
Do not schedule your Comprehensive Exam until you have received approval. After receiving approval, select a date for
your Comprehensive Exam and announce the proposal defense to
all faculty and students through the colloquium and other mailing
lists, with the announcement clearly identified as a thesis
proposal defense, with your name and your advisor's name identified.