The Graduate College fosters collaboration among graduate students and campus resources to enrich the student research and learning occurring across our campus. Whether we are providing financial support, presenting professional development workshops, or offering support for student conferences, the role of the Graduate College is to provide a unified experience throughout your graduate studies. We’re here for you from your first class through you joining a network of successful alums. Visit the Graduate Student Success Modules to get yourself on your path to success.


Graduate Student Awards, Scholarships & Funding Opportunities

Application material for various funding opportunities through the Graduate College.


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Thesis & Dissertation

Please review the Academic Catalog for all policies and procedures related to thesis and dissertation.


April 1 Application for graduation due through Student Center*
April 2 Review must be completed by this date in order to be eligible for graduation
April 26 Submission due in to the Graduate College by 4:30 p.m. in order to be eligible for graduation
May 7 Last day to apply for graduation (late fees apply) to be eligible for degree conferral for semester

*For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page


INSPIRE Conference

Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors across campus are invited to participate in the new INSPIRE Virtual Student Research & Engagement Conference on April 12-13, 2021.

The combined conference will be an opportunity for students to showcase the wide variety of experiential activities in which they participate inside and outside of the classroom, including research, internship, volunteer or study abroad experiences, club activities and/or creative performances.

Submissions open on March 2, 2021, and are due March 22, 2021. Projects still “in progress” at the time of submission are eligible to be presented.

Visit the INSPIRE Conference website or contact Helen Harton (helen.harton@uni.edu) or Windee Weiss (windee.weiss@uni.edu), conference co-coordinators, with any questions.

In Spring 2021, the Annual Graduate Student Symposium was combined with CSBS' annual student conference to maximize the virtual experience. To view previous graduate student work, please visit the ScholarWorks archive.



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