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Candidacy and Graduation Forms

It is ultimately the student’s responsibility to ensure that the proper paperwork is submitted by the posted deadlines. Please contact the BIOE Graduate Office (2330 KEB or bioe-grad@umd.edu) for questions or assistance.

After the Ph.D. proposal, the following paperwork must be submitted to the BIOE Graduate Office for the Graduate Director’s signature and forwarding to the Graduate School;

  1. Application for Admission to Candidacy Form (PDF)
  2. Nomination of Dissertation Committee Form (PDF)

Please see the Graduate School’s Web site for posted deadlines for graduate degree candidates. The following application must be completed online by the student no later than the beginning of the semester in which s/he plans to graduate:

  1. Application for Graduation (online form)

Prior to the Dissertation Defense, the advisor must pick up the following forms, and submit them to the BIOE Graduate Office promptly after the defense:

  1. Report of Examining Committee Form
  2. BIOE Ph.D. Dissertation Evaluation Form

After the Dissertation is approved and uploaded, the following form must be submitted directly to the Office of the Registrar (1113 Mitchell Bldg):

  1. Thesis and Dissertation Electronic Publication Form (PDF)