Graduate program directors are responsible for coordinating activities within departments in support of graduate programs, graduate students, certificate students, and post-baccalaureate students.They cannot do their jobs without the help and support of the college dean, the college associate dean that is the liaison for graduate affairs, the department chair, the faculty in the department, and the UCF College of Graduate Studies.Outlined in this section are the major responsibilities of the program director.
Please refer to the – Planned Program of Study for students seeking a master’s degree should be on file with the College of Graduate Studies by the end of your second major term (based on full-time enrollment) and must be on file by the end of the term prior to the term of expected graduation.
You may revise the Planned Program of Study as needed.
Topics include: Available ETD campus resources, process milestones and document design, final semester processes, ETD formatting, and final submission guidelines and hints.
Please refer to the Academic Calendar for deadlines.
These workshops are great opportunities for students to gain insight and ask questions.
The above website offers information about beginning and completing your thesis or dissertation.Failure to turn in the completed restricted registration form in a timely manner may result in the student being assessed a late registration fee of 0.You may register for undergraduate course UCF1500 (before the registration deadline) to avoid being assessed a late registration fee.Workshop Schedule Workshops are offered in person and online.The Thesis and Dissertation Office offering several ETD workshops every semester.For doctoral students, this is in addition to passing candidacy.The required committee approval forms are found on the Graudate College’s website.– Planned Program of Study for students seeking a doctoral degree should be on file with the College of Graduate Studies by the end of third major term of enrollment (based on full-time enrollment), and must be on file prior to obtaining candidacy status.Students who wish to register in directed research, independent study or thesis/dissertation hours must complete and turn in a no later than one week prior to the registration deadline.Committee requirements are outlined in the Graduate Catalog under “Policies” for the Masters and Doctoral Programs, and a listing of approved graduate faculty for your program is found in the UCF Graduate Catalog.Does your research include the involvement of human subjects? For important information regarding approval for use human subjects, please see the UCF Office of Research and Commercialization website for information regarding the Institutional Review Board.