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Resources For Current Students

Resources for Current Students

Detailed information on the requirements for successful completion of the Biology Master of Science program can be found in the Biology Master of Science Graduate Student Handbook​.​Required documentation (copies of all forms should be given to the Director of the Biology MS Program).

Pre-registration agreement form:​  This form is to be completed prior to your first semester in the Biology Master of Science program.  In consultation with your faculty advisor, this form will provide a tentative academic plan for your degree. 

Current students should go to the Graduate School Program Resources page (click here​) to access current policies, forms, and deadlines​.

Request for Graduate Examination:  This form must be filled out and turned in a minimum of two weeks before the thesis defense for Research (thesis) students.  Coursework students must fill out this form prior to their Biology Comprehensive oral exam.  

Application for Admission to Candidacy:  This form must be filled out the semester the student is planning to complete their Master of Science program and graduate.  This form is filled out in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor.

Intent to Graduate: Students must apply for graduation through the UCDAccess student portal between the first day of registration for the term and census.