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February 26, 2019

Admitted International Graduate Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Washington! We hope you are excited to join our graduate student community. This page is maintained by Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) to assist you, our F-1 or J-1 international graduate students, as you prepare to begin your program and arrive on campus. Prospective applicants are also welcome…


August 16, 2017

First-Generation Graduate Students

Meet several of our first-gen graduate students and colleagues: Core Programs is dedicated to supporting first-generation graduate students with innovative programming that amplifies their diverse voices and builds community at the University of Washington. A first-gen graduate student is in the first generation of their family to earn a bachelor’s degree — and is now earning a graduate…


August 11, 2017

International Graduate Students

UW Core Programs works to hear and address the needs of international graduate students through resource sharing and tailored programming. We know it can be challenging for anyone to navigate the multiple offices and units at a large university. Working with tri-campus partners, we curate resources you may need, and help to point you in…


December 9, 2016

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…


December 1, 2016

Update on FLSA Salary Issues

We are very pleased to report: approximately 600 UW postdocs are receiving raises effective today, Dec. 1, 2016, as a result of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) initially, and now with the support of UW leadership. Vice Provost for Academic Personnel Cheryl A. Cameron shared with the community the following message on Nov. 29,…


October 20, 2016

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…


August 9, 2016

UW Seattle Campus Resources for Postdocs

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs convened a brief but rich Winter 2016 Postdoc Orientation last week.  For those unable to attend, we wanted to highlight a few of the resources featured during the event.  We also are debuting the first UW Postdoc Handbook (v 1.0), available by February 1 on our website to download. Office…


March 15, 2016

History

Version 11.3 – January 22, 2019 New task item for leave requests that have been approved, but are unpaid. New Person Search feature, that searches all Applicant and Student records (access based upon department and roles). Bugs resolved in release Award recommendation letters loading slowly resolved Date requests for Conference Travel updated to ensure date…


March 3, 2016

Notes for Interpreting Graduate Statistical Information

General A graduate student is a person working toward a master’s or doctoral degree or earning a school administrator’s credential. Students must be admitted to this status in order to earn a degree. The following students are not included in these tabulations: Students pursuing professional law (JD), medicine (MD), or dentistry (DDS) degrees Graduate non-matriculated…


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