Resources for Current Graduate Students


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Graduate Student Handbooks

Please consult with your advisor and/or the DGS regarding your particular course of study.  Some policies and practices are in transition.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

The GRS minimum standard for satisfactory academic progress is:

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have no more than 2 failing grades (lower than B- or an incomplete grade older than 12 months)
  • Pass qualifying exams and other milestones on the schedule specified by the program

For detailed information about degree requirements and optimal timetables for the completion of:


Department Forms and Documents

  • FY17 Travel Request Form
    For Academic Year 2016/2017, the deadline to submit your travel fund requests is TBA.


    Online Resources from the Graduate School


    Online Resources from the Registrar’s Office


    Fellowship, Award, and Grant Opportunities


    Calls for Papers and Off-Campus Events


    Further Resources for Professional Development

    • The MLA Individual members can now search the combined Job Information List using their member IDs and password. Department membership and login information is available from a department administrator.