Hello PhD Students in History,
After a discussion with the Graduate Academic Affairs office in the
College, I wanted all of you planning to advance to candidacy for
the fall 2011 term to be aware of the following important
1.) All requirements necessary to advance must be complete and the
corresponding paperwork in to me by Tuesday, August
16th (firm deadline) if you plan to advance in
the fall 2011 term.
2.) This deadline has been set because your advancement material
must be reviewed by three separate offices, including the Graduate
Dean's office and the Registrar, in advance of the first day of
classes of the fall 2011 term (August 29th).
3.) Further, it is to your benefit that your advancement be put
through prior to the first day of classes as students are subject to
a $250.00 late registration fee if they register for 999 on or after
the first day of classes.
4.) Requirements to advance to candidacy can be found in the revised
version of the PhD Rules and Guidelines sent to you earlier-also
located here: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/PhD%20Rules%20and%20Guidelines
5.) Attached is the dissertation committee form that must be
completed and submitted to me prior to the advancement deadline-also
found here: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/formshistphd
6.) For additional required forms, please see the following: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/formshistphd
*Students are responsible for acquiring all necessary signatures
prior to submitting such required forms.
7.) Once advanced, all students will need to request a 999 code for
registration purposes. Please review the information found in this
link to understand the process involved: http://chss.gmu.edu/grad999request
Your anticipated cooperation is appreciated!
Rana C. FitzGerald
Department of History and Art History
George Mason University
Robinson Hall B 354