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What to expect at the Department

More detailed information is available:

Graduate Student Handbook

Requirements before graduation:
Forming your committee
  • After passing the written prelim exam, you need to form your permanent advisory committee.
  • Must consist of a minimum of 3 members of the graduate faculty, including the major professor(s) as the chair(s).
Dissertation submission
International Students: After graduation (OPT)
Financial Hardship

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For grievance procedures, see for course related disputes.
For research related disputes, see this PDF file.


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