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Who to Ask: Contacts for Graduate Programs

QUESTION/TOPIC CONTACT

Admissions Process
I want information about program application deadlines.

I want to change the application deadline for my program.

I need help with electronic application issues.

I have a question about program review of applications (see Graduate School Handbook pg. 31).

I need to know more about program decisions on applications.

I have a question about how one applies as a non-degree visiting student (see Graduate School Handbook pg. 25).

I seek details on applying to the Integrative Studies master's program.


Julie Kindschy

Julie Kindschy and Susan Ely

Julie Kindschy

Julie Kindschy


Julie Kindschy


Julie Kindschy


Shayna Kessel

Appointment Process and Student Support
I need assistance with the appointment of a student in the Graduate Student Information System (GSIM).

I would like information on how to apply the student incentive policy in the appointment process.

I need help with the Graduate School's incentive program.

I require assistance in interpreting/activating an external award agreement to make an appointment.

I need information about student travel expense reports.

I have questions concerning student support transactions to ledgers.


Michelle Rose


Michelle Rose or Gail Lee


Michelle Rose

Thomas A. Lewis


Ivy Hall

Gail Lee

Appointments for Doctoral Students
I would like to appoint a student as a Teaching Fellow (rather than a TA).

I would like to create a proctorship to which I can appoint a student in the future.

I would like to appoint a student to an existing proctorship.

I would like to appoint a student to Advanced Student Status.

I seek a teaching assistant for a class.


Thomas A. Lewis

 

Vanessa Ryan

Vanessa Ryan

Thomas A. Lewis

Thomas A. Lewis

Dissertation Completion or Dissertation Extension Proposal
I want to find DCP/DEP application forms.

I want to submit a nomination for DCP funding for a student.


Dissertation Completion Proposal page (under Financing & Support/PhD Funding); questions to Vanessa Ryan
Dissertation Completion Proposal page  

Graduate Council
The department wants to change the program requirements in a substantive way.  (See Graduate School Handbook pg. 35.) 

I would like to arrange for review of an integrative master’s application.

I want to understand the process for seeking approval of a concurrent degree (bachelor’s and master’s).

I want to initiate a new program. 


Thomas A. Lewis



Shayna Kessel


Thomas A. Lewis


Shayna Kessel

Fee Waivers
I need information about fee waivers.


Shayna Kessel

Financial Plans
Where do we stand with this year's expenditures?

I would like my program to participate in the financial plan.


Kelly Scott

Andrew G. Campbell

Nominations, Prizes, Awards, Fellowships
I want to nominate an alumna or alumnus for the Horace Mann Medal.

I want to nominate an incoming student for a named fellowship.


Beverly Larson


Julie Kindschy

Open Graduate Education
I need clarification on a financial question relating to Open Graduate Education.

I seek Open Graduate Education application materials.


Vanessa Ryan


See Open Graduate Education webpage, under Academics & Research

Problem Situations
I need help with crafting a warning letter (see Graduate School Handbook pg. 21).

I need to discuss an academic problem situation.

I need help with a problem situation.

I need to help a student with a medical or mental health problem.

I need to help a student with a possible learning disability.

We have a student who is not meeting our expectations.


Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis


Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis

Andrew Campbell, Thomas A. Lewis, Shayna Kessel or Maria Suarez


Maria Suarez

Maria Suarez, SEAS Office (Cathie Axe)

Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis

Programmatic
We have a new Chair, DGS or Program Administrator. Who needs to know?

We are making changes to our program. Do we need Graduate Council approval? (See Graduate School Handbook pg. 35.)

One of my students wants to switch from program x to program y (Ph.D., master's). 

I want to check on whether a student has met degree requirements.

I need information about changing a degree to another degree.

I need to prevent a student's dissertation from being immediately published in the Library's digital repository.


Beverly Larson and Susan Ely


Thomas A. Lewis


Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis


Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis


Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis


Barbara Bennett or Jean Rainwater (Library)

Reporting graduate applicant or student information
I need student or applicant information for a training grant or other federal agency.

I need the same information for internal use.

 

Vanessa Ryan


Vanessa Ryan

Student Leaves
Readmission from medical leave (see Graduate School Handbook pg. 66)

Will a leave qualify as professional development leave?

Can I have the readmit fee waived? (See Graduate School Handbook pg. 66.)


Medical or personal leaves: Maria Suarez; other leaves: Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis (plus OISSS for international students)
Master's: Shayna Kessel; Doctoral: Thomas A. Lewis

Kelly Scott

Graduate School Website and Social Media
I cannot find information I need.

I want to update the program description or other information.

I want to suggest new content or a change in organizing information on the website.

Would you publicize this student honor or achievement?


Susan Ely or Beverly Larson

Beverly Larson or Susan Ely

Beverly Larson


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