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We are here to support you in your academic endeavors! A variety of resources to support your graduate career are listed below. If you have additional questions, please contact us via phone (307-766-6303) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dora Montez - Accounting Associate, Senior (307) 766-6305
Cheryl Hamilton - Office Associate (307) 766-6303
Vicki Nelson - Business Manager (307) 766-3443
Students are welcome to submit requests for funding support when traveling to meetings and conferences as well as for thesis and dissertation projects. Calls for requests will be made by the department scholarship committee in Fall. Cost-sharing is a requirement, so please be prepared to gather funding from multiple sources; your advisor, department, college and Academic Affairs may contribute to your fundraising efforts.
Students can find examples of comprensive exam questions and completed exams in the main office. The department has developed a rubric that guides faculty evaluations.
Use: This form tracks dates of proposals and defenses.
Use: This form should be brought to thesis, comps, and dissertation defenses.
Use: This form should be brought to thesis and dissertation proposals for committee approval.
Use: This form to add, drop or change any one or a combination of the following: advisor, major, minor, option/concentration, college, and/or graduate status. You will be notified by e-mail or phone when the change has been made.
Use: This form enables you to officially designate your thesis/dissertation committee members.
Notes: You must have at least three (3) Psychology faculty on your committee. You may have a member that is not from the UW; if this is the case you must attach his/her CV to your Committee Assignment form. This must be submitted before or with your Program of Study form.
Completion of the Doctoral Degree Within Four Years After Passing the Comprehensive Exam (Called the "Four Year Rule" form)
Use: This form will enable you to request that you be allowed to stay in the graduate program beyond 4 years after completion of your Exam.
Use: This form will enable you to request that the Registrar's Office add, drop, withdraw, or change the credit hours for a course after the usual enrollment deadlines have passed. Your request will require approval.
Use: The link above provides access to the full list of forms that may be useful, including
those in this list and more.
Program of Study - Masters
Use: This form provides UW and Psychology an update on your progress towards your degree.
Notes: Your Program of Study must be filed prior to taking your Preliminary Exams, and must be submitted after or with your Committee Assignment form. You must have at least 42 credits of coursework (26 of that can be from your master's). Coursework plus research credits must equal at least 72.
Report on Final Examination Form
Use: This document provides UW and Psychology that you have taken your Final Exams. It must filed whether or not you pass or fail. The form must be signed by all members of your committee.
Notes: Bring this form to your final exam!
Report of Preliminary Examination (PhD students only)
Use: This document provides UW and Psychology that you have taken your Preliminary Exams. It must filed whether or not you pass or fail. The form must be signed by all members of your committee.
Notes: Bring this form to your prelim exam!
Six Year Completion Rule of Master's Degree Petition Instructions
Use: This form will enable you to request that you be allowed to stay in the graduate program beyond the 6 year time limit. Your request will require approval.
Why: Well, after 6 years you should really be done, but unforeseen circumstance do occur.
Use: This document provides all the information you need for formatting your thesis/dissertation.
Notes: This is loaded with important information (e.g., margin and font requirements, abstract format, etc.