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Phase III Expectations

    • Attend MSA lectures during ICCs
    • Utilize non-curriculum time or intersessions and other times for investigation or refinement of project
    • Communicate regularly with mentor regarding progress on project
    • Communicate with your Associate Director by the end of the Fall semester (during ICC)
    • Submit MSA update Form
    • Mentor and Associate Director review and sign. This can be done by e-mail from the mentor. 


Phase III Course Requirements and Timeline

    • Meet with mentor as necessary
    • Meet with Associate Director by the end of the Fall semester (during ICC)
    • Serve as student evaluator at Annual Student Research Forum in December
    • Submit MSA plan form or updated plan form by May 4th (this is the final exam equivalent for the MSA course)
              • ​​​​​​​Complete a Plan Form - If you have a new project.
              • ​​​​​​Complete an updated Plan Form - if you have same project from Phase II.
              • If you do not have a project and need assistance, contact your Associate Director.

    If you have questions or problems that are not answered through the student FAQ's please email to request a meeting with one of the Associate Directors.

    Completion of your updated Comprehensive Plan Form will aid in your residency applications during Phase IV.

    MSA Course Syllabus​​​