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Forms, Requirements and Procedures for Doctoral Students and Faculty

 

Forms, Requirements and Procedures for Doctoral Students and Faculty

Forms, Requirements and Procedures for Doctoral Students and Faculty

Students, Faculty and Staff can download the Forms, Requirements and Procedures listed below for completion of Doctoral Student milestones and Faculty administrative and academic requirements.

  • If requirements and/or instructions are not provided for any of the items listed below,  please read the most updated GC Bulletin for detailed information about procedures or contact the APO of Academic Support and Student Progress (jkubran@gc.cuny.edu).
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Faculty Instructions

Registration Information

Student Information Consent and Release Form

Financial Support for Students

Request for Leave of Absence

Request for Program Withdrawal

Request for Readmission to the Program

Transfer of Credits

En-Route Master's Degree

In the Ph. D. Program in Psychology, students seeking an En-Route Master’s Degree must complete the Application for En-Route Master's Degree.

Please:

  • Attach a major paper to the form.
  • The form must be signed by three Faculty Members who have read and approved the major paper.
  • Send the completed form with original signatures and the final version of the major paper to the APO of Academic Support and Student Progress in the Psychology Executive Office.
  • Remember: En-Route Master Degrees are awarded three times per academic year. The candidate must meet the following enrollment requirements: for the degree to be awarded in February, candidates must be enrolled the preceding fall semester; for May/June, the concurrent spring semester; for October, the preceding spring semester. Students who have a Master’s Degree in Psychology from another institution are not eligible for an En-Route Master's Degree.

Dissertation Topic Proposal

  • This form requests the names of your committee members, the working title of your dissertation, and a summary of your proposed research. Remember:  Under Graduate Center requirements, at least three committee members must be CUNY doctoral faculty.
  • The chair of your committee will sign the form. You will send the form and your proposed research summary to the APO of Academic Support and Student Progress as an email attachment. We do not need original signatures on this form in order to process.
  • The Executive Officer of Psychology will approve and sign the form.
  • Please complete the Request for Approval of Non-CUNY-Doctoral Faculty Dissertation Committee Member form for any  Non-CUNY doctoral faculty on your committee. Send an email attachment of the form and the member's CV to the APO for Academic Support and Student Progress. An original signature is not required to process this form. The form and CV will be reviewed by the EO Office and you will be notified by email if the committee member(s) are not approved.

Advancement to Candidacy and Level III

Advancement to Candidacy and Level III - Requirements, Procedures and Forms

  • Students will monitor their progress to know when they have met all of the requirements and are ready to Advance to Candidacy and to Level III.
  • You may Advance to Candidacy and to Level III once you have met all of the criteria: Completion of your First and Second Doctoral Exam; Completion of your coursework; Approved Dissertation Topic Proposal.

Dissertation Proposal

Dissertation Proposal Approval Form

  • Please include an approved copy of the Dissertation Proposal with this form and submit both to the APO of Academic Support and Student Progress (jkubran@gc.cuny.edu) in the Psychology Executive Office. The Dissertation Proposal Approval Form does not require original signatures for submission.

Human Subject Research and IRB Clearance Information and Forms

  • All research that involves human participants (including interviews, oral history or database research) must be reviewed and approved by the IRB before research can begin and all Level III students must therefore submit this form for approval regardless if their research involves human participants. Doctoral students and their advisers must work together to ensure that these requirements are met in a timely manner because approval cannot be granted retroactively.

Human Participants and IRB Clearance

Human Subject Research and IRB Clearance Information and Form

  • All research that involves human participants (including interviews, oral history or database research) must be reviewed and approved by the IRB before research can begin and all Level III students must therefore submit this form for approval regardless if their research involves human participants. Doctoral students and their advisers must work together to ensure that these requirements are met in a timely manner because approval cannot be granted retroactively.

Dissertation Defense

International Travel Requirements for Doctoral Students

Mandatory notification requirements and travel insurance for international academic travel  by graduate students for independent research, internships, language study, practicums, conference attendance/presentation, or job interviews regardless of the source of funding.  See more at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Prospective-Current-Students/Current-Students/International-Travel-Requirements-for-Current-Stud#sthash.Z0HhHYdt.dpuf

Alumni

  • Alumni GC Email Account

Graduate Center email accounts will automatically continue for new graduates for 12 months following the date of graduation. For more information, please read the Important Notice on Alumni GC Email accounts and personal files stored in the GC network “U-drive” environment

GC Psychology Room Reservations