Current graduate students

Academic policies and regulations cover student status, academic progress, grading systems, required training and the student code of conduct. These serve as the rules of the road as you progress toward your degree. It is important to familiarize yourself with these policies and procedures.

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Find funding options to support your grad studies. Learn how to apply for assistantships, scholarships, tuition assistance and loans.

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Stay on track from the start! Make note of important dates and deadlines for each semester, from your first semester to your last.

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Keeping your academic records up to date is an important aspect of your graduate career. These records confirm your academic progress and capture the major milestones along your journey. Find a list of graduate student forms for each stage of your degree below.

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Find the information you need to plan your graduation, including timelines by semester, important deadlines, and formatting and submission guidelines for dissertations, theses and projects.

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Find answers to our graduate students' most frequently asked questions while pursuing their degrees.

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The mission of the Graduate School Student Advisory Board is to work with the Graduate School to maintain and improve the quality of graduate education at UAF and to enrich the academic, professional and social experience of graduate students. Composed of graduate students from programs across the university,  the GSSAB brings a student voice to the Graduate School. 

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