Dr. Lisa Morgan, Director of Progressions in the Graduate School will go over rules and regulations needed to prepare for Ph.D. candidacy. All of the information is on the website, however, Dr. Morgan will provide the additional service of going over information in person. She will be available to answer questions during this time.
All graduate students who are preparing to transition from being a Ph.D. “student” to a doctoral candidate because you have completed the requisite academic milestones (e.g. qualifying examinations, oral proposal) must
fill out the proper forms and follow the policies and procedures
that will make the candidacy status official.
- The application form for “Admission to Candidacy” can be found here:
- All of the Graduate School’s forms can be found here: http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/essentials/forms.html
- The form for admission to candidacy is on the page above in the section toward the bottom marked, “Forms for Graduation, Degree, and Certificate Completion”
- Checklist: http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/docs/CHECKLIST.pdf
Students who are official candidates by October will be recognized at the formal annual Doctoral Candidates Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 PM.
Friday, 9/16/11, 12: – 1:00 pm, Commons 329