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Forms and Policies


Here, you will find forms and policy documents pertaining to MS only, PhD only or MS & PhD students in Bioengineering. The brief descriptions should give you an idea when you need to use the form, and some forms link to external (usually Graduate School) documents. Please see Shawna McMahon (Graduate Program Coordinator) or your advisor if you have questions.

 

  
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Committee Planning Form - MS
Complete this form as early as possible during the planning stages of your project or thesis.
Masters
Final Exam Results Master's
This form is provided for your information only. Shawna McMahon will prepare this form and other required paperwork for your defense upon receipt of the Request for Exam form.
Masters
Program of Study - Advising Form - MS
Students should work with their advisors to plan their programs of study using this form to document the plan. Ideally, programs of study will be established in the first semester and revisited each semester. This will also allow for timely waivers from core classes based on prior experience/training, as well as substitutions for core classes.
Masters
Project Guidelines - Master's
Consult these guidelines when planning your project.
Masters
Request for scheduling an exam
DC Graduate School Form - This form must be completed no later than two weeks before your exam. However, to facilitate room and committee scheduling, we strongly recommend that you complete it at the same time as the Admission to Candidacy. Work with Shawna McMahon (Graduate Program Coordinator) to make these arrangements. Please note that all committee members should have Graduate Faculty Appointments and you can check for them here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/Graduate-School/program-resources/Forms/Request%20for%20Graduate%20Exam%20form.pdf  
Masters
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Criteria for Substituting Core Class MS/PhD
Read this before preparing your petition to substitute a core class.
Masters / PhD
Master's Thesis Project Guidelines
Under construction. Consult Project Guidelines in interim. Guidelines are very similar but a thesis is a more traditional academic document (should be publishable in a peer-reviewed journal) and is subject to Graduate School rules regarding formatting and submission for electronic publication.
Masters / PhD
Petition for a Core Class Substitution – MS & PhD
Submit your completed petition to the Graduate Affairs Committee c/o Shawna McMahon at least one month before the semester starts.
Masters / PhD
Petition Out of a Course
Complete this form and provide all required evidence to support your case for petitioning out of a required course. This form must be completed at the beginning of the semester in which the class is offered. The course instructor may require an examination or other evaluation to test out the class. Note that you will be examined on your competency in the course material at your preliminary examination and if you do not pass, you may be required to take the class.
Masters / PhD
Teaching Assistants in Bioengineering
This document outlined current policies and procedures for teaching assistants and graders in Bioengineering.
Masters / PhD
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Comprehensive Examination Fall 2012
This document provides guidelines about the comprehensive examination including the types of documents you will be expected to provide and the general format of the examination. Most exams will start with a ~1 hour seminar that is open to the campus community and other guests. The remainder of the oral examination will be closed to the public. You should discuss your comprehensive examination with your committee to identify any expectations that differ from this document.
PhD
Preliminary Examination Documents
This document provides guidelines on the format and required preparation for your preliminary examination. This examination typically takes place at the end of your first year.
PhD
Program of Study - Advising Form - PhD
Students should work with their advisors to plan their programs of study using this form to document the plan. Ideally, programs of study will be established in the first semester and revisited each semester. This will also allow for timely waivers from core classes based on prior experience/training, as well as substitutions for core classes.
PhD
Request for Preliminary Examination
This form is submitted directly Shawna McMahon (Graduate Program Coordinator). This form must be submitted at least two weeks prior to your exam. However, to facilitate room and committee scheduling, we strongly recommend that you complete it at least a month or more in advance. Work with Shawna McMahon (Graduate Program Coordinator) to make these arrangements. Please note that all committee members should have Graduate Faculty Appointments and you can check for them here: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/Graduate-School/graduate-faculty/Pages/graduate-faculty-directory.aspx
PhD