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Graduate Program Responsibilities

Section H.5 of the Graduate School Handbook

Establish graduate advising best practices that pertain specifically to the local graduate program and its graduate degrees

  • Maintain an updated graduate program handbook, including the steps and processes for students to complete degree requirements and grievance procedures for graduate students and advisors
  • Create and maintain an easily accessible online list of information for graduate students that contains links to the Graduate School Handbook and other relevant university resources
  • Provide yearly written review of performance for graduate students and advisors
  • Maintain clear communication with students and advisors and facilitate the communication between students and advisors, particularly during adverse events or tense communications.
  • Hold a yearly orientation to familiarize new students and faculty with the graduate program and the university