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Forms for Graduate Students

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Annual Review of Academic Progress of Graduate Students

Use this form to assess progress toward degree and career objectives over the past year. Specific instructions are provided at the top of this form. The deadline is June 30 of each year in the program.

Current process during COVID1-19: Deadline to submit ARPE has been extended to September 15. Use Zoom or other video conference option to conduct evaluation meeting. In-person meetings are not currently permitted. Contact Graduate Student Services Advisor Hermila Torres for a copy of the current form.

Application for Teaching Assistant in Graduate Program In Biomedical Sciences

Download this form and submit it by May 1, 2020.

Download the TA application

Application for Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences

Download this form and submit it before May 1, 2020.

Download the fellowship application

Application for Clinical Graduate Student Researcher in Biomedical Sciences

Download this form and submit it by May 1, 2020.

Download the Clinical GSR Application

Application for Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student Travel Award

Graduate students in the Biomedical Sciences program should submit this form when applying for a graduate student travel award. The purpose for attending conference/training event must tie directly to your area of research interest. You must also submit a confirmation of conference/training registration or a program that reflects the day and time of your presentation at event, and an abstract of your presentation or description of your work. See the form for complete information.

Download the Application for Graduate Student Travel Award

Application for Graduate Student Association Conference Travel Grant

The Graduate Student Association provides conference travel grants only to fee paying graduate students currently attending the University of California, Riverside in order to promote the presentation at conferences of original graduate student research done at the university.

Visit the GSA to learn about Conference Travel Grants

Written Qualifying Examination Cover Sheet

Use the Research Proposal Cover Sheet to secure approval of written research proposal by the major professor before it can be reviewed by the approved qualifying exam committee. Submit digital copy of proposal and signed cover sheet to Graduate Student Services Advisor, Hermila Torres to receive a copy of the Written Exam Approval Form for final committee approval. The written proposal must be submitted to the committee no later than two weeks prior to the oral exam.

Download the Research Proposal Cover Sheet

Oral Qualifying Exam Committee Nomination (Form 2)

Use the Nomination for Qualifying Examination for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Form 2) and the Report of Departmental Degree Requirements to nominate your oral qualifying exam committee and set the date for your exam no less than two weeks and preferably one month prior to the date of the final qualifying examination date.

The Nomination for Oral Qualifying Exam Committee (Form 2) can be found on R'Grad. Once submitted by the student, the petition will go through an electronic routing process. The student will receive an email once a decision is made.

Please complete the Report of Departmental Degree Requirements and submit to the Graduate Student Services Advisor Hermila Torres, for approval by the graduate advisor.

For more information on the regulations and procedures for the oral qualifying exam visit Graduate Division. Select "examinations" from the topics then the "the doctoral degree" category, Form 2.

Download the Departmental Degree Requirements

Oral Qualifying Exam Results and Dissertation Nomination (Form 3)

Use Report on Qualifying Examination and Nomination of Dissertation Committee (Form 3) to report the final recommendation of the committee and to nominate the dissertation committee. This form must be submitted within forty-eight (48) hours of the exam. Three members must be listed for the form to be accepted by Graduate Division. This form should also be used to make a change to an existing dissertation committee. 

Dissertation/Thesis Committee Nomination/Change Form via DocuSign

To review all regulations and procedures for the oral qualifying exam visit Graduate Division. Select "examinations" from the topics then the "the doctoral degree" category, Form 3.

For current COVID-19 Signing Regulations for the Oral Qualifying Exam Results guidelines visit Graduate Division's Campus Closure Updates.

Dissertation Exam Form

Use Report of Final Examination (Form 5) to report the final results of your final examination.

Report of Final Exam (Final Defense) for PhD via DocuSign

For instructions on dissertation submission can be found on the Graduate Division's Dissertation filing page.

To review all regulations and procedures for the final defense visit Graduate Division. Select "examinations" from the topics then the "the doctoral degree" category, Form 5.

For current COVID-19 Signing Regulations for the Final Defense Results guidelines visit the Graduate Division's Campus Closure Updates.