Graduate Program Checklist

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  • Once you've been accepted by the University and the Department, consult your graduate program director to create an academic plan.
  • File Application for Graduation with Admissions and Records during the third semester and/or upon completion of 18 units (form is also available at Admissions and Records)
  • Thesis and graduation information can be obtained from Graduate Studies.
  • Develop thesis proposal, secure thesis chairperson and committee. File Thesis Project and Planning Form with the Psychology Dept (available in the Psychology office).
  • In consultation with your thesis chairperson and committee members, complete the thesis process and final orals and obtain signatures on your "Thesis Signature Page" and Thesis Completion Form (latter is available in the Psychology office).
  • Make an appointment with your graduate evaluator at Graduate Studies to check the format of your thesis paper.
  • Submit original and copies of your thesis to Graduate Studies along with binding fees by the thesis deadline for the semester.