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GWS Graduate Student Handbook (revised 2022)


GWS Graduate Student Advising Policy
GWS TA/RA Policy
GWS Graduate Student Appeals Process

GWS Incomplete Grade Policy

GWS Oral Exam Policy


Program of study form
Incomplete Grade Form

GWS 767 Goals Form - fillable form.pdf
GWS 690 course contract
Qualifying Exam checklist 
Dissertation checklist


The following forms can all be found on the Graduate School website through this link:

  • Formation of an Advisory Committee
  • The Qualifying Examination
  • Notification of Intent to Schedule a Final Doctoral Exam
  • Request for Final Doctoral Exam

The Graduate School application for degree can be found by logging into myUK, click on student services/my records/graduate degree application)