The Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Handbook documents academic policies and requirements for graduate students seeking degrees in our department. For archival purposes the handbook is maintained as a PDF, which is updated approximately annually:
Physics and Astronomy graduate students must also follow all UA graduate school requirements as documented in the Graduate Catalog. The Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Handbook should be considered as a supplement intended to clarify the departmental requirements listed in the graduate catalog, and document how these and other policies and procedures pertaining to graduate students are implemented in our department.
A recommended timeline for PhD students, including key Graduate school form submission dates, can be found on the PhD Checklist page.
A recommended timeline for Masters students, including key Graduate school form submission dates, can be found on the MS Checklists page.
Questions should be directed to the vice chair of graduate studies Dr. Dean Townsley.