Enrich your research and learning

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.

thesis and dissertation

Thesis & Dissertation

All students on a thesis or dissertation track must submit their work to the Graduate College for review and final approval. Questions? Contact the Thesis Reviewer gradwriting@uni.edu


Graduate Assistant (GA) Handbook

This resource contains information and procedures regarding our GA program.

  • GA information (Types, Benefits, Employment restrictions, Work Hours, etc.)
  • Supervisor & Faculty Information (Appointment process, Offers, Absences, Remote Work, etc.)
  • UNI Policies & Procedures


Graduate Student Handbook

This resource contains information and will connect you with different resources available for you across campus.

  • Graduate College information (awards, services, mission statement)
  • Graduate Education at UNI
  • Getting Started at UNI
  • Services & Resources
  • Involvement on UNI Campus
Hamid speaking
Innovative Ways to Present your Research

Three Minute Thesis

The 3MT® competition challenges graduate students to summarize their research in three minutes or less to an audience

Student Awards (nominated by Faculty)

Outstanding Master's Research Paper Award

Outstanding Master's Thesis Thesis Award & Outstanding Creative Thesis Award

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award