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Graduate Student Responsibilities

Section F.3 of the Graduate School Handbook

  • Conduct academic pursuits in an ethical manner and develop professionally
    • uphold Ohio State’s Code of Student Conduct
    • pursue opportunities that advance career as a graduate student and beyond
  • Take ownership of academic progress
    • devote significant and productive time toward degree completion
    • stay abreast of requirements for degree completion through active and regular discussions with advisor
    • communicate career goals and concerns related to academic progress clearly
    • initiate communication with the advisor
  • Respect the responsibilities of the advisor
    • maintain open communication with advisor
    • allow sufficient time for the advisor to provide feedback in advance of deadlines
    • maintain professionalism by keeping up with graduate student responsibilities even when advisor is not present