Graduate advisers and coordinators are vital to the success of graduate students enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin. The Graduate School provides information and resources you need to support your students throughout their academic careers.
The Graduate Coordinator Network is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association of graduate coordinators representing graduate students in a range of programs.
Students seeking a Ph.D. at UT System institutions sign, with their departments, agreements providing the expected timelines for the attainment of their academic milestones and graduation.
The Select Admission Program relies on nominations to encourage undergraduate students with top academic records to remain at the university for a graduate degree.
Recruitment Tools & Information
Preview information for students interested in applying to the Graduate School.
Read reports detailing admissions and enrollment facts.
Information on how to request removal of conditions set to admission.
Review the guidelines and the offer letter template to promote and support their consistent implementation across graduate programs, colleges and schools.
Decentralized fellowships are administered by the Graduate School, but are defined—and awardees are selected—by the program. Graduate advisers have the vital role of identifying and nominating eligible students.
This help guide was created to help students better understand their tuition bill.
Review frequently asked questions about fellowships and the online application.
Course & Catalog Information
Find key dates in the University academic calendar.
Review key dates for students in master’s and doctoral programs.
Get general information about the university and rules that affect all students.
Read schedules of detailing course offerings, dates and times.
Review degree requirements, rules that affect graduate students, descriptions of graduate courses and more.
The HOP contains university policies which communicate institutional rules for operation, organization and programming of the university, including policy relating to students.
Changes to policies described in the Graduate Catalog may require the approval of the Graduate Dean, Graduate Assembly, Provost and/or President of the University, UT System, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Information for Graduating Students
Review the options and requirements for pursuing a master's degree.
Review information needed during the Ph.D. program including candidacy, milestones and oral examinations.
Access resources for graduating master's and doctoral students, such as deadlines & submission instructions, the digital submission requirement, guidelines for submitting materials and registering for convocation.
Once a student's dissertation is nearing completion, the student should schedule their defense—their final oral examination.
All committee members must submit this dissertation report. These reports are essential in the event of disagreements about the student's dissertation or performance at the final oral defense.
Doctoral students are required to review the degree plans for their program, along with information about specific degree requirements and estimated timelines to reach various benchmarks for the different degree plan specializations.
The Graduate School has several forms that students, faculty and staff may need regarding graduate education.
Search for Graduate Studies Committee members.