GEMS Blog for Advisors

September 20, 2018

Autumn 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions

Please be advised the fifth day of instruction, Tuesday, October 2nd, is an important admission deadline for Autumn Quarter.  The following actions should be taken in MGP no later than October 2nd: Submit admission petitions for any changes to Autumn 2018 applications Defer – admitted for Autumn 2018 deferring to a future quarter Early Entry*…


September 14, 2018

GEMS Student Advising Hours & Appointments

In order to better serve students, we set up student advising hours earlier this summer. These hours are posted in our Graduate School directory listing. Students can drop-in (no appointment necessary) during certain hours each day or they can schedule an appointment with a GEMS advisor using our request form. Please feel free share this…


GEMS – Unsatisfactory Progress

Please note our new submission process for Low Scholarship / Unsatisfactory Progress. This is a temporary process while GEMS works with our technical team to integrate this process entirely into MyGradProgram. If you have already submitted documents for a particular student, please do not resubmit. To submit a probation status recommendation: 1. Access the Sharepoint…


July 24, 2018

Summer 2018 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students for Summer Quarter 2018. Students must have completed all degree requirements on or before August 17, 2018. Before you recommend graduation in MyGrad (by August 22nd at 5 p.m.), please ensure the following steps have been completed:…


June 11, 2018

Spring 2018 Graduation: Submit Candidacy & Degree Recommendations

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students for Spring Quarter 2018. Students must have completed all degree requirements on or before June 8, 2018. Before you recommend graduation in MyGrad (by Wednesday, June 13 at 5 p.m.), please ensure the following steps have been…


May 30, 2018

Summer 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions Deadline

Summer quarter is right around the corner! Please be advised the fifth day of instruction, Friday, June 22, is an important admission deadline for Summer quarter (A-term, B-Term, and Full-Term).  The following actions should be taken in MGP no later than June 22: Submit admission petitions Defer – admitted for Summer 2018 deferring to a…


April 12, 2018

New Thesis/Dissertation and Graduation Web Resources

We’re excited to share our new and improved thesis/dissertation and graduation web pages. We believe these updates will assist your students as they prepare to graduate. You may have already noticed some website restructuring on the Graduate School‘s Students & Postdocs tab. Please review the new “Degree Requirements” link. Within this section, you’ll find “Thesis/Dissertation Information,” “Dates…


March 16, 2018

Spring 2018 – Convey Admissions Decisions Deadline

As you plan for Winter 2018 graduation, don’t forget that Spring quarter is right around the corner!  Please be advised that the fifth day of instruction is March 30th (please refer to our Dates & Deadlines calendar each quarter for the “Convey Admissions Decisions” deadlines). For our March 30th Spring 2018 deadline, please ensure that: Admissions petitions are submitted…


Planning for Winter Quarter 2018 Graduation

These are reminders for you that will assist GEMS in providing a quick and successful graduation for your students for Winter Quarter 2018. Students must have completed all degree requirements on or before March 16, 2018. Before you recommend graduation in MyGrad (by Wednesday, March 21st at 5 p.m.), please ensure the following steps have been completed:…


February 9, 2018

Save the Date: GEMS Year-In-Review & Fall Kick-Off

We hope you will be able to attend the following event: GEMS Year-In-Review Tuesday, April 3, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Coffee and tea will be provided. HUB 334 If this is your first Year-In-Review, here’s what to expect: GEMS will share announcements, provide updates on last year’s feedback from GPAs (e.g., progress made…


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