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IMPORTANT GENERAL STUDENT RESOURCES
STUDENT FORMS AND DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Candidacy: Master's students must file for candidacy when they have completed at least half of their coursework and at least one quarter before completing all degree requirements. PhD students must file for candidacy upon successfully passing the qualifying exam. To advance, students fill out and submit the appropriate forms:
Qualifying Exam: The HSGG Degree Requirements (link above) provide all the rules. PhD students must submit the Qualifying Exam Application at least 4 weeks prior to their desired exam date for approval. For further preparation, the Office of Graduate Studies has a helpful guide.
Advising Meetings: Graduate students are required to complete and submit Coursework Planning forms (below) twice per year in the Fall and Spring quarters, once by November 15th and once by May 30th.
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