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Forms to File

The Graduate School requires that a number of forms be filed, on schedule, for each program. A schedule of deadlines is published by the Graduate School each semester and is also posted on the Mathematics Department's Graduate bulletin board.

Students are responsible for making sure that the appropriate forms are filed on time.
Completed forms should be submitted to the Mathematics Graduate Office (room 434D) at least 5 working days before any Graduate School deadline.

MA Degree

Document

Due

Advisory Committee for MA

At least 1 semester before graduating and before submitting Program of Study
Submitted through GradStatus:
https://gradstatus.uga.edu/

Program of Study for MA

 

Should be submitted by the second semester of residence, but must be submitted no later than the beginning of the semester student intends to graduate
Submitted through GradStatus:
https://gradstatus.uga.edu/

Application for Graduation

Beginning of semester student intends to graduate

Approval Form for Master’s Thesis Defense or Final Examination

At least 2 weeks before graduation
Filed by Math Graduate office

Masters Comprehensive Exams Report               (MA non thesis only)

At least 2 weeks before graduation
Filed by Math Graduate office

Exit Approval Letter for Master of Arts

At least 1 week before graduation
Math Graduate office submits on Department stationery

MA candidates must have at least a 3.0 average at the time of applying for graduation.

MA candidates with thesis must meet graduate school rules for checking theses, having them checked by the prescribed date, making sure they have the correct format, and having copies filed with the Graduate School and Library.

On the Program of Study designate by asterisk 6000- and 7000- level courses only open to graduate students, exclusive of research and thesis hours (7000 and 7300).   All 6000-level MATH courses have been deemed to meet this condition.

MAMS Degree

Document

Due

Advisory Committee for MAMS

At least 1 semester before graduating and before submitting Program of Study
Submitted through GradStatus:
https://gradstatus.uga.edu/

Program of Study form for Non-Doctoral Professional Degrees

At least 1 semester before graduating
Submitted through GradStatus:
https://gradstatus.uga.edu/

Application for Graduation

Beginning of semester student intends to graduate

Technical Report Form At least 2 weeks before graduation. See Math Graduate office for form

Exit Approval Letter for the MAMS

At least 1 week before graduation. Math Graduate office submits on Department stationery

MAMS candidates must have at least a 3.0 average at the time of applying for graduation.

MAMS candidates must file three copies of the Technical Report with the Mathematics Department, including one in a folder provided by the Department.

PhD Degree

Document

Due

Preliminary Advisory Committee for Doctoral Candidates form (preliminary committee with 3 members)

Prior to taking written quals
Submitted by Graduate office

Advisory Committee for Doctoral Candidates form (revised to include a minimum of 4 members)

Prior to taking oral quals
Submitted before or with Program of Study
Submitted through GradStatus:
https://gradstatus.uga.edu/

Final Doctoral Program of Study form

Developed by Major Professor and student, approved by the majority of committee
Should be submitted in the first year of residency, but must be submitted by the time oral comprehensive examinations are scheduled
Submitted through GradStatus:
https://gradstatus.uga.edu/

Oral Qualifying Exam Announcement 

Graduate Coordinator notifies Graduate School 2 weeks before exam is scheduled

Report of the Written and Oral Comprehensive Examination form

Graduate Coordinator submits to Grad. School when student passes the Oral Qualifying Exam

Application for Admission to Candidacy for Doctoral Degree form

Submitted when student passes the Oral Qualifying Exam

Application to Graduate form

The beginning of semester student intends to graduate

Final Defense of Doctoral Dissertation Announcement

Graduate Coordinator notifies Graduate School 2 weeks before defense is scheduled

Approval form for Doctoral Dissertation and Final Oral Examination Graduate Coordinator submits after student successfully completes thesis defense and at least 2 weeks before graduation

Exit Approval Letter for the PhD

At least 1 week before graduation. Math Graduate office submits on Department stationery

Students must have at least a 3.0 average at the time of applying for admission to candidacy.

If the membership on the student's 3-person Preliminary Advisory Committee or 4-person Final Advisory Committee changes after the original Advisory Committee for Doctoral Candidates form has been filed, it is necessary to file another copy of that form indicating the revised committee.

PhD candidates must meet Graduate School rules for Checking Dissertations, having them checked by the prescribed date, making sure they have the correct format, and filing copies with the Graduate School and Library. 

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