Graduate Studies Forms

Advising Agreement

Agreements, outlining responsibilities of faculty advisor and student, submitted to chosen degree-granting program.

Advisory Committee Report Form (word) Word Icon
Submit within one week of semi-annual meeting

Binding Form PDF Icon
Submit with 5 copies of dissertation/thesis

Career Development Plan (CDP)

Career Development Plan (CDP), developed with faculty advisor in first year of lab, is updated annually and shared with Advisory Committee prior to one of the semi-annual meeting. Form submitted to degree-granting program.

Dissertation Advisor & Program Declaration Form PDF Icon
Submit when dissertation advisor selected

Dissertation Examination Committee Appointment Form PDF Icon
Submit at least 2 weeks prior to exam for approval by the Dean.

Laboratory Rotation Enrollment Form PDF Icon
Submit 1 week prior to start of rotation

Policy for the Written Dissertation PDF Icon

Program Change Request Form PDF Icon

Qualifying Examination Committee Appointment Form PDF Icon
Submit 2 weeks prior to exam for Dean's approval

Thesis Examination Committee Appointment Form PDF Icon
Submit at least 2 weeks prior to exam for approval by the Dean.

Travel Funding Request Form PDF Icon
The College provides some travel awards of up to $500 to students presenting at scientific meetings.