Dissertation & Master's Defenses



The schedule for pending defenses has not yet been finalized. See recent defense topics below.

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Defenses by department

Questions and Submissions

The schedule of dissertation defenses  is maintained by student services coordinators in each department.

View requirements for announcing your defense and ensure it is displayed here as well as on the department calendar, school calendar, The Week Ahead, LCD screens, and Pitt's university-wide calendar.