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September 23, 2020

Tri-Campus Resources for Graduate Students

Last updated: September 28, 2022 COVID-19: UW Guidelines & Resources | U501 | Seattle | Bothell | Tacoma Summary All UW graduate students have access to a range of informational, consultation, and support services from the Graduate School. Below is a general list of resources available to graduate students across the UW tri-campus. This list…

June 8, 2020

US Government Updates

Last updated: June 24, 2020 This page is maintained by Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS), the Graduate School unit that oversees graduate school admissions and enrollment policy. GEMS also includes Designated School Officials authorized to assist new F-1 and J-1 students, per the Student Exchange Visitor Program. U.S. government updates that may impact our incoming…

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Admissions FAQs

Information for Graduate Students| UW Classes & Instruction | Application Deadlines | English Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL | English Proficiency Requirement: Duolingo | Enrollment Updates | Deferrals     International F-1 / J-1 Information   International Offices | Next Steps | Summer 2021 | Continuing F-1 & J-1 Students | Employment Authorization (OPT, CPT, AT) | Change…

November 15, 2019

Application Fee Waivers

I. Who Qualifies? Eligibility is determined based on financial need or by participation in the McNair Scholars or PPIA Fellows program. Unfortunately, applicants studying on F or J visas are not eligible for application fee waivers. a. Financial Need Fee Waivers Washington State Need Grant Program eligibility criteria is used to determine financial need. Waivers are based on…

August 12, 2019


Request Reinstatement | Reinstatement Eligibility | Instructions for Requesting Reinstatement|Information for Graduate Programs A matriculated student previously registered in the Graduate School who has failed to maintain graduate student status (on-leave status or registration) but who wishes to resume studies in their previous graduate program must submit a reinstatement request to the Graduate School. Students…

August 7, 2019

Funding FAQs

Academic Student Employees (TA/RA/SA) Tuition Enrollment Fellowships Top Scholar

June 30, 2019

MyGrad Version History

Version 12 Release February 1, 2021 User Interface upgrade for creating and editing student committees Non-UW affiliated committee members are now issued UW NetID creation requests upon being added to a committee. Version 11.9 Release November 16, 2020 New interface for letters of recommendation. Improved accessibility and access to view the letter post submission. Middle…

Creating an Admission Application in MyGrad

A new degree/degree option has been approved and now the program is ready to provide applicants with an admission application for the new degree/degree option. Please review the following implementation steps for the admission application in MyGrad. Steps to be completed prior to creating the admission application: Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) receives a copy…

June 28, 2019

Planning an International Collaboration

Faculty developing an international collaboration involving a graduate degree or certificate program should reach clarity around the questions below as part of initial planning. Initial planning must include discussions with unit leadership (chair/dean/chancellor). Once initial planning is complete, program proposers follow the Guidelines for New International Collaborations. This process includes submitting the International Agreement Proposal Form…

Guidelines for New International Collaborations

Graduate School review is required for all formalized international collaborations involving a graduate degree or certificate program. The Graduate School’s Office of Academic Affairs & Planning coordinates this process. The review includes an evaluation of: alignment with existing graduate degree or certificate program requirements; coordination of the course of study between institutions; admission requirements; enrollment…

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