PhD Handbook

Handbook for PhD seeking students: contains an overview of the process, requirements, and required forms and resources for the doctoral program.

Qualifying Exam Resource

Program of Study Resources

Comprehensive Exam Resources & Forms

Dissertation Process Resources

  • Dissertation D-4 Checklist
    A checklist that outlines the steps you need to complete in conjunction with your program committee for the dissertation process.
  • Three-Article Dissertation Prospectus Supplement
    This is a department form that you must fill out and your committee must sign to approve your plan for submitting a three-article dissertation. Please submit this form along with the Dissertation Prospectus and your 3-5 page summary to the SISLT iSchool Student Services Office once completed.
  • Dissertation Submission Checklist
    This information will help you in preparing to submit your dissertation copy to the Graduate School, 210 Jesse Hall.
  • Dissertation D-4 Form
    This is the form committee members sign when a Ph.D student completes and defends his/her dissertation.
  • Dissertation Data Collection Funding
    Funds are available to assist students with collecting data for their dissertation research.

Other forms