Committee, Transfers, Exceptions and Candidacy (CTEC) Form FAQ


When should I submit my CTEC form?

Master’s students must submit the CTEC form no later than the term prior to expected graduation.

Doctoral students must submit the CTEC form prior to submitting the Request for the Report on the General Oral Examination.

Do I still need to see my Graduate Program Officer and Graduate School advisor?

YES! Absolutely — You should always review your degree progress with your GPO or Graduate School advisor, preparing any questions you may have regarding your requirements in advance.

Can I change my committee after I have completed my CTEC Form?

Yes.  To make committee updates, first get approval from all parties affected, then email the changes to Do not resubmit the CTEC form. Your Graduate Advisors will verify and make the necessary updates in Banner.

What if I have transfer courses and/or exceptions/substitutions?

On the CTEC Form, include transfer courses and any exceptions. For transfer work, make your entries in the “Transfer Courses” section.  Use the Exceptions section for any curriculum/time limit exceptions or substitutions.

How do I know what classes I need to take?

Your departmental advisor can direct you regarding which courses are needed to complete your program. You can also review your program requirements in DegreeWorks.

Last modified: August 24, 2021