General Instructions and guidelines for committee composition Students are only able to obtain and officially file an Appointment of Thesis Committee/Project Form, listing the names of people who will serve on the thesis committee, after they have been Advanced to Candidacy.
This is a restricted form and may be mailed upon request or picked up by students in the Graduate Division.
Students can contact their graduate advisor to confirm this requirement or view the "Milestones" tab in Web Portal.
If Graduate Affairs receives a Report of Final Exam or Thesis Defense form for a student who is not classified, does not have an Official Program on file, and/or is not Advanced to Candidacy, it will be denied and the student will be notified.
You can only become classified if your advisor submits this form.
Submit Electronically Master's thesis committees are expected to include a thesis chair, second member from within the graduate program, and a third member from outside the home department.Please contact your Graduate Advisor if you would like to submit this form.The student has missed the application for graduation with an advanced degree deadline, yet has completed all degree requirements.Electronic Forms (E-Forms) are now available for students in master's degree and advanced certificate programs.Please find your desired form below, and click on "Submit Electronically" to submit your form online.Students who wish to enroll in Thesis 799A must first have an approved Thesis Committee Form on file with Graduate Affairs.Once this form is processed and approved, students may request a schedule number and an add code from Graduate Affairs in order to enroll in Thesis 799A.Students must meet with both the new and old graduate advisors (if applicable) to obtain permission.After the student has met with the new and old advisors (if applicable) then the completed form is submitted to Graduate Affairs for processing.This form must be approved by the Graduate Division before students will be allowed to enroll in Thesis 799A.Formatting guidelines can be found on the Dissertation & Thesis Review website.