THESIS/DISSERTATION ORAL DEFENSE FORM—PART 1
This Part 1 form is to be completed during the oral defense and submitted to the Graduate College as the
official university record of the oral defense results. Download, save, complete, and then email to
the next signee; complete instructions: https://nau.edu/graduate-college/forms/.
This completed form must be emailed to ETD@nau.edu within 48 hours of the defense by the Unit Chair/Director
(for master’s defenses) or by the University Graduate Committee Representative (for doctoral defenses).
THIS FORM WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IF SUBMITTED BY THE STUDENT. The Chair will also make a copy for the
Graduate Coordinator and the departmental file.
Part 2, now a separate form, is completed after all the requirements of the oral defense are met and the final
document is ready
for publishing. Part 2 Form
Candidate’s Name:_________________________ NAU ID Number:_______________Defense Date:_______________
Committee Chair’s Name: _________________________________
PLEASE CHECK ONE: Master’s Degree Doctoral Degree
Degree and Program (e.g., Ph.D. Biology; M.A. Psychology):
Defense vote summary (a two-thirds majority of the appointed committee is required to pass):
Number of PASS votes: ___________ Number of F
AIL votes: ___________
Specify changes and other re
quirements that must be completed and the committee member(s) who will verify
that all specified requirements have been met (attach Word document, if necessary/desired):
Committee Member Signature
By checking this box, I verify I have electronically signed and approve this document.