The deadline to file for graduation is Oct 15th. Find answers to graduation questions at: How do I file for graduation?
IMPORTANT! You must see your advisor to go over your program planner in order to file.
If you are a first generation college student who would like to be part of the Partners for Success program, please contact Dr van Lent as soon as possible. Partners is a program that matches students with a faculty mentor to help you navigate your way through the University experience. (You also get free lunch.) Freshmen are particularly encouraged to apply. Space is limited.
For U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of their graduate studies, this program offers a stipend of $30,000 a year for three years and a $10,500 cost of education allowance and a one-time $1,000 travel allowance. For application and deadline information, go to: NSF Fastlane. For additional program information, go to: National Science Foundation.
The purpose is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering studies; the DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary areas. Scholarships and fellowships awarded include salary or stipend, full tuition, required fees, federal employee benefits, and up to $1000 book allowance per year. The SMART Program will allow individuals to acquire an education in exchange for a period of employment with the Department of Defense. The program is intended for citizens and nationals of the United States; students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for an award. Application deadline is December 14, 2007. For information and to apply online, go to SMART
The fellowship program is sponsored by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program. This program is intended for U.S. citizens at or near the beginning of their doctoral studies in science or engineering programs. The fellowships are for three year tenures and include full tuition and fees, a competitive stipend, and a health insurance allowance. The application deadline is January 7, 2008. Go to: NDSEG for applications and detailed program information.
The Academic Affairs Office holds a number of on-going workshops for students. Topics include: Freshman Mandatory Advising, Graduation Checkups, Reinstatement Workshops, Sophomore Opportunities Sessions, and Strategies for Academic Success. Visit the Academic Advising Center Workshops Website
Thinking about going to graduate school?