One of the last steps to obtaining your doctoral degree is to defend your  dissertation. Defense processes vary depending on whether your degree is conferred through IU or Purdue.

Purdue Defense Requirements

The details for defending a thesis or dissertation for a Purdue graduate program at IU Indianapolis can be found here, in the Purdue Graduate Student pages of our website.  Select information on Exams and the Deposit Process.

Go to the Purdue Graduate Students page