From understanding policies to conducting research to writing your thesis or dissertation, the Graduate School's academic policies are designed to help you attain your educational and career goals.
Programs & Contacts
Connect with one of The University of Texas at Austin's graduate programs, an admission coordinator, a graduate adviser or a graduate coordinator.
From degree requirements to estimated timelines, learn about the milestones that shape doctoral study.
Academic & Registration Policies
The 99-Hour Rule. Registration procedures. Extension credit. Leaves of absence. Get answers to your questions about academic and registration policy at the Graduate School.
Many graduate students conduct research at some point during their course of study. Graduate School policies help student-researchers learn to do it well.
Theses & Dissertations
From oral examinations to advancing to candidacy, see what’s required with respect to your thesis or dissertation.
Once your degree requirements are nearly complete, it's time to start thinking about graduation. Learn about deadlines, convocation and other topics.