Graduate Studies Forms

Laboratory Rotation Enrollment Form PDF Icon
Submit to the College of Graduate Studies ~1 week prior to the start of the laboratory rotation.

Dissertation Advisor & Program Declaration Form PDF Icon
Submit to the College of Graduate Studies once dissertation advisor has been selected.

Qualifying Examination Committee Appointment Form PDF Icon
Forms to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies at least 2 weeks prior to exam for approval by the Dean.

Advisory Committee Report
Each student’s Advisory Committee should meet at a minimum of once every six months. Within one week of each meeting, the Chair of the Committee should complete the report form. The form must be reviewed and signed by all members of the advisory committee before submission to the Director of the parent graduate program. A copy of the final report should be sent to each member of the committee, the student, and the College of Graduate Studies.

Advising Agreement
This agreement will outline certain responsibilities of both the faculty advisor and the student. Once the student has committed to a lab, the agreement should be reviewed and signed by both the student and advisor then submitted to the chosen degree-granting program.

Career Development Plan (IDP)
The Career Development Plan (CDP), also referred to as Individual Development Plan (IDP), is intended for students and PI’s to develop together during the first year in the lab, then update annually. The updated Plan should be shared with your Advisory Committee prior to one of the biannual meetings for discussion at the meeting. The completed Career Development Plan should be submitted to your chosen degree-granting program.

Travel Request
The College of Graduate Studies provides some travel awards of up to $500 to graduate students presenting their work at scientific meetings. To request funding, submit the Request for Travel Form to the College of Graduate Studies.

Dissertation Examination
PDF Icon Forms to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies at least 2 weeks prior to exam for approval by the Dean.

Thesis Examination
Forms to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies at leaset 2 weeks prior to ecam fo rapproval by the Dean.