Master’s Completion Checklist

 

Master's Thesis

Newly Admitted (before the beginning of the first semester)

  • Respond to offer of admission
  • Locate housing
  • Clear any medical holds
  • Obtain student ID card
  • Attend orientation

Getting Started (your first semester)

  • Register for classes
  • Check Graduate School calendar for deadlines
  • Contact your departmental advisor
  • Identify your major professor
  • Begin selecting your advisory committee

Making Progress (After your first semester)

  • Register each semester
  • Check Graduate School calendar for deadlines
  • Complete required course work
  • Complete comprehensive exams

Nearing Completion (one semester before you graduate)

Graduating (the term you plan to graduate)

Master's Non-Thesis / Education Specialist (EdS)

Newly Admitted (before the beginning of the first semester)

  • Respond to offer of admission
  • Locate housing
  • Clear any medical holds
  • Obtain student ID card
  • Attend orientation

Getting Started (your first semester)

  • Register for classes
  • Check Graduate School calendar for deadlines
  • Contact your departmental advisor
  • Identify your major professor
  • Begin selecting your advisory committee

Making Progress (After your first semester)

  • Register each semester
  • Check Graduate School calendar for deadlines
  • Complete required course work
  • Complete comprehensive exams

Nearing Completion (one semester before you graduate)

Graduating (the semester you plan to graduate)

Last modified: August 16, 2020