Graduate Student Processes and Forms

Qualifying Exams

  • PhD Qualifier Form is completed and signed by POS Committee after exam
  • Returned to ME Graduate Program Office.

Preliminary Exam

  • Student requests exam through Graduate College website at least 3 weeks prior to exam.
  • POS Committee receives Prelim Exam Report form from ME Graduate Program Office after Graduate College approves exam request.
  • Return Prelim Exam Report to ME Graduate Program Office after exam.

Final Oral Defense

  • Student requests exam through Graduate College website at least 3 weeks prior to exam. POS Committee receives.
  • Final Exam Report form from ME Graduate Program Office after Graduate College approves exam request.
  • Return Final Exam Report to ME Graduate Program Office after exam.

Program of Study

  • Student completes through Access Plus no later than the semester prior to the semester they plan to graduate.
  • POS routes to Major Professor and all committee members for approval.
  • To transfer courses from another institution, student must attach a copy of the transcript to the POS.

ME 590/ME690

  • Student completes Independent Study Approval Form and submits to ME Graduate Program Office to receive reference number for registration.