The Office of Graduate Student Services is open Monday through Thursday, 8:30am- 5pm. The University will observe summer hours by closing the office at noon on the following Fridays: June 26, July 3 (closed for holiday), July 10, July17, July24, July 31 and August 7, 2015.
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.