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MEMORANDUM

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To:         Graduate Students planning for Fall 2011 Graduation

cc:         Graduate Coordinators; Graduate Administrative Staff

Date:       October 4, 2011

RE:         Only 9 days left until the Midpoint of the Term **Thursday, October 13, 2011**

Reminder... if you plan on graduating this term, you have 9 days left until the Midpoint of the Term to meet multiple published deadlines AND required verification in GIMS

NO EXCEPTIONS to Graduate School published deadlines.  

You must notify your academic unit of changes BEFORE Thursday, October 13, 2011.

Please review the checklist for students who are planning on graduating at the end of the term. https://gradschool.ufl.edu/downloads/graduation-checklist.pdf.  

NEW THIS TERM:  You must log onto GIMS and verify that your degree program and supervisory committee are correct by using the "Verification" button.  See the checklist for more details.

(1) All changes to your degree program-including degree title, college, major, and, if applicable, minor and or concentration--must be entered into GIMS by your academic unit no later than Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 5:00 p.m.

(2) All changes to your supervisory committee (including a change from thesis to non-thesis option) must be entered into GIMS by your academic unit no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2011.

(3) Credit Transfer Deadline: The Graduate School must receive all requests for transfer credit from academic units by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2011. 

(4) Submission of Concurrent and Nontraditional Doctoral/Master's Degree Program:  You must submit a complete packet of materials for participation in a concurrent and or nontraditional doctoral/master's degree programs, including up-to-date programs of study no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2011.
  
(5) Grade Resolution Deadline:  Review your transcript NOW for pending or punitive grades.  Problem grades, such as I (Incomplete) or NG (No Grade Reported), must appear on your transcript with a grade assignment by 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2011. Change of Grade forms "in process' will not satisfy this deadline.

(6) Grade Point Average Requirements: Students are required to have a 3.00 overall grade point average and 3.00 major (and minor, if applicable) grade point average to graduate. 

Additional Resources: Please review these websites for more detailed information.  If selecting the link results in an error message, copy then paste the text into the URL address of your web browser to open the site.

Deadlines and Critical Dates:
http://gradcatalog.ufl.edu/content.php?catoid=2&navoid=845

Thesis and Dissertation Deadlines:
http://gradschool.ufl.edu/pdf-files/deadlines-editorial.pdf 

Dissertation Checklist:
http://gradschool.ufl.edu/pdf-files/checklist-dissertation.pdf 

Thesis Checklist:
http://gradschool.ufl.edu/pdf-files/checklist-thesis.pdf 

Supervisory Committee Attendance Requirements:
http://lists.ufl.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0903&L=GRADCOORD-L&P=R167 

Degree Award Requirements:
http://gradcatalog.ufl.edu/content.php?catpoid=2&navoid=762#awarding 

Graduate School Graduation Checklist
https://gradschool.ufl.edu/downloads/graduation-checklist.pdf 

UF Graduate School Records
University of Florida
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Gainesville FL 32611-5500
Telephone 352 392 4643
Fax 352 846 2756
Website http://gradschool.ufl.edu