Committee on Graduate Studies (CGS)


Much of the work of the CGS is conducted in three subcommittees.

Meeting Dates

The full committee of CGS meets during the academic year on each date (Thursdays) noted below from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in 210 Strong Hall. The CGS does not meet if classes are not in session. The following are scheduled meeting dates for 2017-2018:

Fall 2017

  • August 24
  • September 14 and 28
  • October 12 and 26
  • November 9 and 30
  • December 14

Spring 2018

  • January 25
  • February 8 and 22
  • March 8 and 29
  • April 12 and 26
  • May 10

Submission Process

CGS and its sub-committees make every effort to review program changes, curricular changes, and petitions submitted by departments in a timely fashion.  The CGS schedule of submission deadlines provides departments with a guide to the timing of the review process.

Department representatives are welcome to attend the full CGS committee meeting at any time, and may find it especially useful to do so when curricular or program changes for their department are under consideration.

Forms & Guidelines

The following are links to online forms and information pertaining to program, curricular and petition processes governed by the CGS.

*Petition forms are only available to those with access to the Graduate Studies PtD system. Contact your department staff person if you have questions about access.

Agendas & Minutes

Policies & Procedures

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