MDA Students - Thesis Extension Request Form

Submit this form to request a thesis extension.

  • Students may apply for an extension to continue working on the thesis for up to one calendar year from the end of that academic year.
  • If the extension is granted, there will be an additional fee of $500 for an extension from May to August or $2000 for a one-year extension (May to the following May), due immediately at the beginning of the extension period.
  • Students may apply for additional one-year extensions, not to exceed 3 total extensions, if needed and approved by the Director of Graduate Programs.

If you have questions about this form, please contact

Ex. Prof Geneva Stein