University of Vermont

The Curriculum & Instruction Program

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 Graduation Checklist


1.  Transcript Review

  • Meet with C&I primary advisor to review transcripts
    • By the end of add/drop period of the final semester

2.  Intent to Graduate Form

  • July 1 for October; October 1 for December; February 1 for May
    • Submit original to Graduate College/ Submit copy to C&I Program Coordinator

3.  Form an Oral Defense Committee

  • You must put together a three-person committee, approved by your advisor. These three faculty members will serve as your Oral Defense Committee.
    • 1 to 2 months prior to your Oral Exam

4.  Written Comprehensive Paper

  • This paper should describe each of the courses taken within the C&I Program, what you have gained from the course and how it is or will be applied to your teaching career.
    • Must be delivered to your Oral Defense Committee NO LATER than two (2) weeks prior to your Oral Exam.

5.  Oral Defense

  • This is your oral presentation based on the written comprehensive paper submitted to your Oral Defense Committee. The presentation should be 20 minutes with an additional 10 minutes for Q & A. Orals must be completed by the following timeline.
  1. To graduate October, defend by September 1
  2. To graduate January, defend by November 15
  3. To graduate May, defend by April 15

Contact Information:

C&I Program Support

Department of Education
University of Vermont
533 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405



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