Fourth Year

Fourth Year Report (Ph.D. candidates)

Before the end of the 48th month of full-time registration, (and every 12 month period thereafter), since initial registration in the graduate program, Ph.D. candidates will submit to his or her Examining Committee and the Chair of the Graduate Education Committee the Table of Contents of the Ph.D. thesis using Pathfinder. Under each section, the exact progress (in terms of % completed) with regards to both the experimental work and the writing of the thesis should be indicated. A timeline for completion of the research as well as for completion of the thesis should be included. A brief curriculum vitae should be included with the report. The research grade will be submitted by the supervisor in Pathfinder.

The student, the supervisor, or a member of the Examining Committee may convene a meeting to discuss the report. Otherwise, feedback to the candidate will be provided using Pathfinder.