Faculty and Staff Resources
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.
Next Meeting: Monday, December 2, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:30 in NHE 106
Agendas and Notes (includes scheduled meeting dates for Fall 2013)
To be considered for a tuition waiver, graduate students must file a FAFSA before the deadline of March 15 every year.
Deadlines* for Master's Program Culminating Experience:
Spring graduation: May 10th
Summer graduation: July 25th
Fall graduation: December 10th
*NOTE: Forms documenting satisfactory completion of unbound projects and comprehensive examinations are due in the Academic Programs/Graduate Studies office by 5 p.m. on the relevant deadline, as are bindery-ready copies of master's theses and projects, and approval page signed by all committee members.
If the deadline falls on a weekend it will be extended to 5 p.m. the following Monday.