Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Milestones

Milestone Program Year Deadline Action Items
Choosing a dissertation lab 1st June 1st of Spring Quarter Form emailed to student.
Choosing Electives 2nd, 3rd 2 weeks before end of Summer Quarter Send yearly elective plan to Admin Office, also any updates to plan during the year for approval.
Establishing a Supervisory Committee 2nd Last Day of Autumn Quarter Choose Committee, specify Chair and GSR, forward to Admin Office for Approval
Choose Time and Date for General Examination 2nd 6 Weeks before GE Contact Committee to set date and time, forward confirmations to Admin office. Contact Admin office for room reservation.
Request for Warrant for General Examination 2nd 3 Weeks before GE Admin Office will Print for Pickup.
Pass General Examination; 18 graded credits (400-500 level)  2nd Last Day of Spring Quarter 2nd yr. Warrant to the Admin office. The chair, GSR and at least two voting members need to be present at your exam.
Dissertation Research Meeting  (Post-General Exam) 3rd Last day of Spring Quarter 3rd yr. Notify Admin Office of Meeting, turn in form.
Yearly Student Audit 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Last Day of Spring Quarter Audit, send notice to students about missing components??
Annual Supervisory Committee Meeting(s) 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Last Day of Spring Quarter Turn in form to Admin Office
Annual Student Evaluation & IDP/Progress Report 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th No more then 2 weeks after Committee Meeting Turn in form to Admin Office
Establishing Reading Committee 4th, 5th 2 Months before Dissertation Defense Choose Committee, forward to Admin Office for Approval
Full Draft of dissertation to Supervisory Committee for review 4th, 5th 6 Weeks before Defense Submit copy to admin office
Choose Time and Date for Final Examination 4th, 5th 6 Weeks before Defense Contact Committee to set date and time, contact Admin office for room reservation.  The chair, GSR and at least two voting members need to be present at your exam.
Request for Warrant for Final Examination 4th, 5th 3 Weeks before Defense Admin Office will Print for Pickup.
Dissertation Defense/Final Exam 4th, 5th Normally End of 5th year Warrant to the Admin office. Email final dissertation to Neuro Office

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