Current Students

Graduate Regimen:  This document states the requirements to be met in completion of all the graduate degrees offered by the department.

Online Schedule of Classes: All courses offered for recent and upcoming semesters appear here.

Dissertation Formatting Requirements:  The details of how your dissertation must look in order to be acceptable are described here.

The A&S Graduate Student Independent Study/Research form can be found here.  This form should be completed by the student and instructor and then e-mailed to the Biology Director of Graduate Studies before the beginning of the appropriate semester.

Graduate Program Forms

Major landmarks in the completion of a student's degree are documented using these forms.

Please note that all forms should be submitted to the Biology Dept. Director of Graduate Studies once completed.

NOTE ABOUT FILLING IN PDF FORMS ELECTRONICALLY: browser-based PDF readers won't save your entries or allow electronic signatures. Electronic PDF form data can be reliably saved if you download the form and fill out with with Acrobat Reader. For more detailed information on filling in PDF forms, see this video.

MS FORMSPhD FORMS

Form 1 : Advisory Committee

*NOTE that all non-UofL committee members must be specially appointed.  Please send the Biology DGS the CV of the faculty member along with a paragraph explaining why the person will be useful on your committee. These should be submitted at the same time as Form 1. 

 

Form 1 : Advisory Committee

*NOTE that all non-UofL committee members must be specially appointed.  Please send the Biology DGS the CV of the faculty member along with a paragraph explaining why the person will be useful on your committee. These should be submitted at the same time as Form 1. 

Form 2: MS Program of Study

 

Form 2: PhD Program of Study

Form 3:  MS Progress Report

Form 3A: Committee Feedback

 

Form 3: PhD Progress report

Form 3A: Committee Feedback

Form 4: MS Qualifying Exam Report

 

Form 4: PhD Qualifying Exam Report

Form 5: Schedule defense (via School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies) 

 

Form 5: Schedule defense (via School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies)

Form 6: MS Final Exam Report

 

Form 6: PhD Final Exam Report