The Graduate Council is an advisory body chaired by the Dean of Graduate Studies. The Council reviews and approves new graduate degree and certificate programs and new courses. The Council also reviews and approves changes to existing programs and courses. The other primary responsibility is to discuss and approve policies governing graduate programs on the medical center campus. Membership includes the Graduate Director from each graduate degree granting program, Office of Graduate Studies staff, the Registrar and the President of the Graduate Student Council.
Graduate Council SharePoint site
The Graduate Council SharePoint site is used by members of the Graduate Council to access meeting agendas, minutes and related documents.
Course Inventory Management System (CIM)
All course and program approvals are submitted for Graduate Council approval via the Course Inventory Management (CIM) system. Detailed information regarding the CIM system is available on the CIM/Catalog webpage.
Graduate Faculty Appointment SharePoint site
Graduate Faculty status is required for eligibility to teach a graduate course, serve on a graduate student's examination or defense committee or to provide oversight for a student's clinical experience or clinical rotation. The Graduate Faculty Appointment SharePoint site is used by the academic program's Graduate Director (or designee) to submit recommendations for individuals to be granted Graduate Faculty status. Detailed information regarding graduate faculty status and the access link to the SharePoint site are available on the Graduate Faculty webpage.
Progress to Degree (PTD) SharePoint site
The PTD SharePoint site is used by the academic program's Graduate Director (or designee) to request Graduate Studies approval related to a student's progress toward degree completion. A list of the PTD forms and the access link to the SharePoint site are available on the Progress to Degree webpage.