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Resources for Current PhD Students (Last Updated 02/07/2019)

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Graduate Student Affairs Officer
Calendars & Schedules
Course-related Enrollment and Grading Forms
Doctoral Student Guides and Handbooks

PhD Academic Milestones

Curriculum Memo
Annual Progress Review
First-Year Comprehensive Exam
Qualifying Paper Proposal
Dissertation Prospectus
Qualifying Paper 
Qualifying Examination
Advancement to Candidacy
Filing Your Dissertation

Student Funding Opportunities
Campus Resources

GRADUATE STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER (GSAO)

Joshua Dullaghan
109 Haviland Hall #7400
Berkeley, CA 94720-7400
jdullaghan@berkeley.edu
Mondays, Tuesdays: 9-11am; Fridays, 8:30-10am
Appointments available by e-mail

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CALENDARS AND SCHEDULES

Academic Calendar
Enrollment Deadlines
Schedule of Classes
Social Welfare Events Calendar

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COURSE-RELATED ENROLLMENT AND GRADING FORMS

Lists of Approved Statistics, Methods, and Social Science Theory Courses
Independent Study (296)/Independent Research (299) Proposal Form
Graduate Petition to Change Course Schedule
Graduate Petition for an Incomplete Grade

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DOCTORAL STUDENT GUIDES & HANDBOOKS

2018-19 Social Welfare Doctoral Student Handbook
2017-18 Social Welfare Doctoral Student Handbook
2016-17 Social Welfare Doctoral Student Handbook
2015-16 Social Welfare Doctoral Student Handbook
2014-15 Social Welfare Doctoral Student Handbook

Graduate Division Guide to Graduate Policy

Berkeley Academic Guide: Academic Policies
Berkeley Academic Guide to Social Welfare: Graduate

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PHD ACADEMIC MILESTONES

Curriculum Memo

Instructions and Sample Form

Annual Progress Review

Pre-Candidacy (Before Qualifying Examination)

Student Instructions
Progress Review Summary Form (2019 form will be posted in April.)

Doctoral Candidate (After Advancement)

Candidate Instructions
Faculty Instructions

First-Year Comprehensive Examinations

Timeline and Instructions

Qualifying Paper Proposal

Timeline and Instructions

Qualifying Paper

Qualifying Paper Cover Sheet & Faculty Advisor Appraisal

Dissertation Prospectus

Dissertation Prospectus Evaluation Form
Dissertation Prospectus Sign-Off Form

Qualifying Examination

Qualifying Examination Checklist
Declaration of Field of Expertise for the Qualifying Examination
Graduate Division Application for the Qualifying Examination
Graduate Division Report on the Qualifying Examination

Advancement to Candidacy

Instructions to Advance to Candidacy

Filing the Dissertation

Instructions for Filing the Dissertation

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STUDENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Doctoral Student Support Packages
Academic Student Employment
Graduate Division Fellowships and Awards
Conference Travel Awards
Support for Student Parents
External Funding for Social Welfare/Social Work Students
Funding for the Social Sciences

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CAMPUS RESOURCES

A full list of graduate student campus resources can be found on the Graduate Division website.

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