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Milestones & Forms

 

General Forms

 

Milestone Forms

FIRST YEAR ITEM FORM DUE DATE
Autumn Quarter Meeting with Lead Advisors, Associate & Assistant Directors Advising Document September
Winter Quarter

Meeting with Lead Advisors, Associate Director

Advising Document 1 week prior to meeting
Spring Quarter Big Picture Meeting Big Picture Agenda 1 week prior to meeting
Annual Review First Year Annual Review Form May 1
PRE-QUALS ITEM FORM DUE DATE
Winter or Spring Quarter, 2nd year Meeting of the Minds Candidacy Plan 1 week prior to meeting
Lead Advisors and Fields of Inquiry Identification Form upon completion of Meeting of the Minds
Spring Quarter, 2nd Year Annual Review Second Year Annual Review Form (for students who qualify in 3rd year) or Quals Year Annual Review Form (for students who qualify in 2nd year) May 1
Spring Quarter, 2nd Year or Autumn Quarter, 3rd Year Qualifying Exam

Steps to Qualifying, Becoming a Candidate, and Going TGR

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Qualifying Exam Guidelines  n/a
Email Assistant Director with committee member names to ensure legality of committee beginning of qualifying quarter beginning of qualifying quarter
Dissertation Proposal  10 days prior to Qualifying Exam
Oral Qualifying Exam and Fields of Inquiry Certification Form immediately after exam
post-quals item form due date
Any Quarter Advance to TGR Request for Terminal Graduate Registration (TGR) Status upon completion of residency requirements
Final Candidacy Plan Candidacy Plan with TGR
Finalize Reading Committee Doctoral Dissertation Reading Committee Form with TGR
Post-Qualifying Committee meetings (at least semi-annually recommended) n/a n/a
Spring Quarter, every year Annual Review Quals Year Annual Review Form (for students who qualify in 3rd year) or Post-Quals Annual Review Form (for students who qualify in 2nd year) May 1
dissertation defense and graduation item form due date
Any Quarter Oral Exam Steps to Defending, Submitting, and Graduating n/a
University Oral Examination Form 2 weeks prior to defense
Petition for Non-Academic Council Committee Member form (if applicable) 2 weeks prior to defense (at the latest)
Change of Advisor or Reading Committee Form (if applicable) 2 weeks prior to defense (at the latest)
Graduation Quarter (if applicable) Graduation Quarter Petition first day of quarter in which Graduation Quarter is requested
Dissertation Submission Submit via Axess see Academic Calendar