Stanford University
Underwater Fish

Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources

We train the next generation to help solve critical environmental and sustainability challenges.

Milestones & Forms

General Resources

FIRST YEARITEMFORMDUE DATE
Autumn QuarterMeeting with Lead Advisors, Associate & Assistant DirectorsAdvising DocumentSeptember
Winter QuarterMeeting with Lead Advisors, Associate DirectorAdvising Document1 week prior to meeting
Spring QuarterFirst Year Committee Meeting (formerly Big Picture Meeting)First Year Committee Meeting1 week prior to meeting
Annual ReviewFirst Year Annual Review Form (found in student Google Folder)May 31
PRE-QUALSITEMFORMDUE DATE
Winter or Spring Quarter, 2nd yearSecond Year Pre-qualifying Meeting (formerly Meeting of the Minds)Candidacy Plan1 week prior to meeting
Lead Advisors and Fields of Inquiry Identification Formupon completion of Second Year Pre-qualifying Meeting (formerly Meeting of the Minds)
Spring Quarter, 2nd YearAnnual ReviewSecond Year Annual Review Form (for students who qualify in 3rd year) or Quals Year Annual Review Form (for students who qualify in 2nd year) (Forms found in student Google Folder)May 31
Spring Quarter, 2nd Year or Autumn Quarter, 3rd YearQualifying Exam

Steps to Qualifying, Becoming a Candidate, and Going TGR

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Qualifying Exam Guidelines n/a
Email Assistant Director with committee member names to ensure legality of committee beginning of qualifying quarterbeginning of qualifying quarter
Dissertation Proposal 10 days prior to Qualifying Exam
Oral Qualifying Exam and Fields of Inquiry Certification Formimmediately after exam
dissertation defense and graduationitemformdue date
Any QuarterOral ExamSteps to Defending, Submitting, and Graduatingn/a
University Oral Examination Form2 weeks prior to defense
Petition for Non-Academic Council Committee Member form (if applicable)2 weeks prior to defense (at the latest)
Change of Advisor or Reading Committee Form (if applicable)2 weeks prior to defense (at the latest)
Graduation Quarter (if applicable)Graduation Quarter Petitionfirst day of quarter in which Graduation Quarter is requested
Dissertation SubmissionSubmit via Axesssee Academic Calendar
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