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Registration forms: Independent study, directed research, doctoral /dissertation research
These forms are required for registration purposes and require departmental approval.

For general information, please visit the Physics & Astronomy Graduate HandBook.

Program forms: P1-P4 (Prior to candidacy) & C1-C4
(After advancing to candidacy)


P1 – Physics program of study (POS) (Outlines course requirements for duration of program).
NOTE: P1 may change over the course of your program. A final program of study will be submitted upon completion of program.

P2 - Advisor and Qualifiying Exam Committee
Special and Adjoint Members of the Graduate Faculty Information

Required Forms for Qualifying Examination:
P3 – Completion of Qualifying Exam NOTE: QE Rubric Required
P4 – Application for Candidacy
C1 – Appointment of Dissertation Committee

Required Forms for Dissertation Defense:
C2 – Dissertation Proposal Approval - Submit at least 6 months BEFORE Dissertation Defense
C3 – Certificate of Completion NOTE: Disertations Rubric Required
C4 – Final Program of Study


R1 – Annual Progress Report
Note: R1 should be submitted to department every year by Nov. 1st

R2 – Dissertation Committee Reports
Note: R2 should be submitted whenever a committee meeting is conducted