1. How do I find out who my advisor is?
Answer: Call the department secretaries or check the list outside of Bacon 302.
2. Can I meet with someone who is not my advisor?
Answer: All advisors advise students in specific programs. You should meet with your specific graduate advisor or contact Dr. Friedland (email@example.com).
3. Is advisement mandatory for graduate students?
Answer: It is mandatory for literacy specialists at the time of filing candidacy and for MIITC students. However, all students should see a graduate advisor when filing candidacy. Students in Childhood, Early Childhood, and Curriculum and Instruction can come during Graduate Advisement Week (in fall and spring) or make an appointment with their graduate advisor.
4. How do I file candidacy if I am taking 12 credits in one semester?
Answer: You can meet with an advisor to complete the candidacy form. You will hold the form until you receive your grades. Once you have the grades for those 12 credits, you will submit the form to Dr. Friedland.
5. What do I do if I want to change a course that is listed on my candidacy form?
Answer: Wait until you have completed all of the course work before your master's project. Complete a change of candidacy form prior to graduation.