The Office of Graduate Student Services will be closing at noon on the following Fridays: June 20 and 27, July 4 (closed for the day), July 11, 18 and 25 and August 1, 2014. The office will be open regular hours from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
The Graduate Council, in conjunction with graduate academic departments, maintains academic standards, approves and recommends changes in broad educational policy at the graduate level, advises the administration on other matters pertaining to graduate education, and oversees the work of the Graduate Judicial Board. The council consists of one representative from each of the six PhD-granting programs, one representative each from two departments offering MA programs, one representative and the president from the Graduate Student Association, and the director of the Office of Graduate Student Services. The director of Graduate Studies is ex officio chair of the Graduate Council.