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The graduate advisor is responsible for:

Current Students

  • Setting advising dates
  • Instruction regarding advising
  • Miscellaneous assistance including coursework and referrals to other university resources
  • Submitting student petitions to Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) and Office of Graduate Studies

    Procedures

    • Add/Drop a class
    • Petition to transfer credits (rules and procedures)
    • Petition for extension of matriculation beyond 6-year limit
    • Policies/Rules governing matriculation
    • How/When to register
    • Specialization/Endorsement requirements
    • Professional Meetings (TLA, Archives, etc.)
    • Change Advisor
    • All documents

Prospective Students

  • Assigning a faculty advisor
  • Providing visitors informational tour
  • Setting up class visitation/attendance
  • Matching prospective students with faculty and current students who share their interests
  • Chairing the Admissions Committee

Alumni

  • Recommending alumni for University Outstanding Service Awards, etc.

Contact:

Current Advisor: Philip Doty
email: gradadv@ischool.utexas.edu


Last Modified: December 15 2005 12:34:58.




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