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Graduate Student Forms

All forms are required and must be turned in by email to chmgrad@usf.edu or dropped off to CHE 205A. Keep copies of any forms you drop off.


Annual Progress Report – required for mandatory Annual Committee Meeting

Annual Progress
       Report

December 15, 2017

Due annually – can be completed/signed during milestone meetings.

The annual progress report form must be completed each year and provided to your committee during your annual committee meeting. It is similar to a CV—you create one form and add to it as your progress through the program. Please make sure to keep an editable word document for yourself, which you can update annually.


Admission to Doctoral Candidacy—due by the end of the 3rd semester (fall and spring only, not including summers)

 Deadline to request
       Candidacy*

July 28, 2017

committee form must be on file prior to submission

Prior to scheduling your Candidacy meeting, this form must be completed, signed (by all committee members including your external member) and turned in. Do not turn in this form without signatures from ALL members. It will not be submitted to the college unless your committee is complete.

At your Candidacy meeting, these forms should be completed/signed and then turned in.

At your Candidacy meeting, if you are promoted to Doctoral Candidacy, your committee members also need to sign this form. Please list the date of your Candidacy presentation (to your committee) as the date of your “Successful Qualifying Exam Completion” (this question on the form is not referring to your ACS exams).

If this form is approved by the deadline for candidacy requests, you will then need to register for Dissertation hours the following semester.


*Forms must be turned in at least two business days before deadline to CHE 205A or chmgrad@usf.edu


Original Research Proposal—due by the end of the 5th semester (fall and spring only, not including summers)

Prior to scheduling your ORP meeting, this form must be completed, signed and turned in.

At your ORP meeting, these forms should be completed/signed and then turned in.


Research Data Presentation/Defense—should be completed by the end of the 8th semester (fall and spring only, not including summers). Must be completed one semester prior to your Dissertation Defense.

At your Data Presentation meeting, these forms should be completed/signed and then turned in.


Dissertation Defense

Deadline to request
Ph.D. Dissertation
Defense*

June 16, 2017

(see Chemistry forms page
and drop off paperwork to
CHE 205A)

  Deadline to submit
   FINAL approved
      Dissertation
    and complete
  ETD registration

July 7, 2017 by 5:00 pm

At least two weeks prior to your Dissertation Defense, these forms need to be submitted to CHE 205 with ALL signatures (*if applicable). If you need the Department Chair’s signature, you must turn the form in at least three weeks in advance.

At your Dissertation Defense, these forms should be completed/signed and then turned in to CHE 205 (*if applicable).


*Forms must be turned in at least two business days before deadline to CHE 205A or chmgrad@usf.edu


Master of Science Thesis Defense

Deadline to request
Master’s Thesis Defense

June 9, 2017

(see Chemistry forms page
and drop off paperwork to
CHE 205A)

Deadline to submit
FINAL approved
Thesis and complete
ETD Registration

June 30, 2017 by 5:00pm

At least two weeks prior to your Thesis Defense, this form needs to be submitted.


At your Dissertation Defense, these forms should be completed/signed and then turned in.


This form needs to be submitted directly to Graduate Studies.


Master of Art Article Review


Committee Changes

You must note sufficient reason to change your committee. One example is that a faculty member is leaving the university. You must note this reason on the form, and the department and college must approve the change. Changes to your committee should only be made when absolutely necessary and are not allowed during your semester of graduation.


Graduation

For more information, review this page and click on the degree you are pursuing.