Faculty and Staff Resources


Graduate Council

The purpose of the council is to discuss and approve such things as graduate program policy, program review, and the strategic plan for graduate education.


The Graduate Council consists of the Vice Provost, Academic Programs (Chair) and a faculty member (graduate coordinator) from each master’s program. One student from each college may attend as a representative for all students within the college.


Meetings are held during the academic year on the first Monday of the Month from 3:00 to 4:30 pm in NHE 106
Fall 2015 Meeting Schedule
September 14, 2015 (location change: Library Fishbowl, 2nd floor, east side)
October 5, 2015
November 2, 2015
December 7, 2015

Reference Materials

Best Contact for Questions About ....
Who to call for questions about financial aid, international students, requirements, etc.

Making Expectations Explicit (pdf version)  (Word version)
Documentation of Examination for Currency for Extension of the 7-year Limit Form Contact Academic Programs if you have questions regarding the specific requirements for demonstrating currency.
To be considered for a tuition waiver, graduate students must file a FAFSA before the deadline of March 2 every year.

Deadlines* for Master's Program Culminating Experience:

Fall graduation: December 10th
Spring graduation: May 10th
Summer graduation: July 25th (Requires notification of Gradute Studies before the end of the Spring semester)
*NOTE: Forms documenting satisfactory completion of theses, projects, and comprehensive examinations are due in the Academic Programs/Graduate Studies office by 5 p.m. on the relevant deadline, as are archive-ready digital copies of master's theses and projects.
If the deadline falls on a weekend it will be extended to 5 p.m. the following Monday.