The Final Examination is the declaration of, or the defense of, the Capstone Project. As stated inGraduate School Memorandum No. 13, General and Final Examinations must have three committee members present. You should bring two (2) copies of your abstract to your examinations, one in hard copy and one electronic.
If a member(s) needs to participate at an exam but cannot be physically present, UW Graduate School Instructions for Audio/Video Conferencing in Doctoral Examinations must be followed.
Before requesting a Final Examination with the UW Graduate School, check with Academic Services in the School of Nursing to assure that your current working supervisory committee members are consistent with the names officially listed with the UW Graduate School. After the Final Examination, all attending members of the supervisory committee sign the warrant. As with the General Examination, the GSR must fill out a report for the Graduate School assuring that candidate was treated fairly and rigorously. The Graduate School solicits the report from the GSR.
Candidates must be registered for at least two (2) credits in the quarter in which the degree is conferred. Carefully review the final quarter requirements checklist. Candidates should be reviewed at least one quarter beforehand.