CEUS Ph.D Forms
Ph.D Advisory Committee
Designates composition of student's advisory committeeCompletion of Minor
Due within one year of admission to Ph.D program for a single major or at the time of adding the second for those pursuing a double major.
Your committee should include two committee members from your major and one from each minor. Double majors will have at least two committee members from each major. At least two memmbers of the Advisory Committee must be members of the graduate faculty.
Appointment of Advisory Committee eDoc
Change of Advisory Committee eDoc
Graduate Faculty List
Student is responsible for requesting notification be sent to CEUS from minor department upon completion of Minor requirements.Qualifying Exams
When all coursework and Ph.D requirements have been fulfilled, student must request approval from Advisory Committee to take qualifying exam. All members must agree to an exam date for both written and oral exams and CEUS must be notified of this date no less than 30 days in advance.Nomination to Candidacy
Qualifying exam checklist
Ph.D Coursework template
NOTE: CEUS maintains a file of previous qualifying exam questions which can be viewed upon request.
Complete at the time of oral qualifying examNomination of Research Committee
Nominiation to Candidacy eDoc
NOTE: Once you have taken your qualifying exam you must remain continuously enrolled, registering each semester (excluding summer) in either G901 (6 semesters max) or R890. If you plan to submit your dissertation during a summer session you must register for 1 hour of R890 for the summer session you are defending.
Your committee consists of three members from your major and one for each minor. Double majors will have two members from each major. Attach a 1-2 page summary of dissertation when you submit your eDoc. The eDoc must be submitted and approved by the University Graduate School at least 6 months before defense.Defense Announcement
Nomination of Research Committee eDoc
Change of Research Committee Member eDoc
Submit defense announcement once your committee has approved the dissertation and members have agreed on a date and time for defense. Announcement must be submitted and approved at least 30 days before defense. Your final version must be fully approved and submitted within 6 months of defending.
Defense Announcement eDoc
NOTE: To insure compliance with University Graduate School dissertation guidelines, students should seek Graduate School input regarding maps, charts, and other non-text inserts to the dissertation to insure proper page orientation/placement and positioning of page numbers, etc.
Ph.D Commencement Applications are due early in the semester of which you are graduating.
Commencement Participation Application
IMPORTANT NOTE: When conferring University Graduate School degrees, minors, certificates, and sub-plans, the University Graduate School's staff use those requirements contained only in the University Graduate School Bulletin. In addition to degree requirements you'll find important information concerning transfer of credits, committees, qualifying exams, candidacy, defense etc. on the first 15 pages of the Bulletin.