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Email: GraduateAdmissions@utsa.edu

 

Thesis & Dissertation Officer Contact Information

You can contact a Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation Officer for questions on any of the following:Formatting Template (Standard and 3-Essay)Preliminary draft appointment and reviewFinal submission...

Thesis & Dissertation Final Submission Deadlines

Final submissions are due to ProQuest by the deadlines below. These deadlines are firm.Spring 2019 Final Deadline: Friday, May 10, 3:00 p.m.Summer 2019 Final Deadline: Friday, August 2,...

Formatting Webinars & Workshops

Each semester, The Graduate School offers multiple Thesis/Dissertation Formatting webinars. Students whose program requires a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation are strongly encouraged to attend...

Formatting Template & Requirements

The Graduate School has a formatting template, preparation guidelines, and frequently asked questions to assist you in correctly formatting your document. You are strongly encouraged to download and use the...

Preliminary Draft Review

What Is a Preliminary Draft? A preliminary draft is a rough draft of your thesis or dissertation. Scheduling a preliminary draft review with The Graduate School for a formatting check is strongly...

Final Submission Requirements

The following requirements must be completed by 3:00 p.m. on the posted final deadline:Submit one electronic copy of the thesis or dissertation to ProQuest UMI website.Doctoral Candidates only: Complete the...

ProQuest

Submitting an electronic copy of your thesis or dissertation to ProQuest is a final requirement for all students. Through ProQuest, you have the option to purchase a copyright as well as bound copies for...

Doctoral Requirements

In addition to the Final Submission Requirements for the dissertation, doctoral candidates are required to complete the following items in order to be cleared for graduation.Survey of Earned DoctoratesSurvey...

Preparation Guidelines and FAQs

Questions about preparing your Thesis or Dissertation? This downloadable PDF provides answers to many frequently asked questions The Graduate School receives regarding formatting, the preliminary...

Dissertation Defense Announcements

Spring 2019 Campus maps are available on the UTSA website to help you locate buildings: Main Campus Downtown Campus Please check back later for newly scheduled dissertation defenses....

Thesis Defense Announcements

Spring 2019 Campus maps are available on the UTSA website to help you locate buildings: Main Campus Downtown CampusPlease check back soon for newly scheduled thesis defenses....

Graduate Student Professional Development

One of the key principles of the newly refined mission and vision of The Graduate School focuses on professional development and student success for graduate students and graduate school alumni. A...

A.R.C. Professional Development Sessions

Academic Research Career (A.R.C.) Development is a multi-track program affording Master's and Doctoral students the ability to enhance skills in a variety of areas through a whole host of topics. Tracks...

Teaching and Learning

"A teacher thinks beyond the walls of their classroom to what their impact can be." The Center is dedicated to developing UTSA's Teaching Assistants and preparing future faculty for their role in tier-one...

Research Grant Proposal Program

Are you looking to fund a special research project? This 8-week program is progressive -- students will have specific goals to reach each session. By the end of the program, students will be prepared to submit...

International Student Development

This program is specifically designed to assist in the success of our International and second language speaking graduate students. You will develop professional and academic skills and network with other...

Dissertation Writing Camps

The Dissertation Writing Camp provides intensive, focused writing time in a quiet and supportive environment to help you make significant progress through the difficult stages of writing your doctoral...

3MT® Research Competition

The Graduate School is proud to host the next generation of research competitions!! 3MT® (3-Minute Thesis) is a competition providing graduate students the opportunity to showcase their research…...

Presenting at Academic Conferences

The Graduate School supports our graduate students' professional growth with services, resources, and funding that will prepare you, and afford you the opportunity, to present your research at...

Social and Networking

One goal of The Graduate School is to create a community of students and scholars. The Rowdy Grad Lounge encourages student engagement and fosters a sense of community as a holistic venue for...

Online Workshops & Resources

We are pleased to provide online resources and workshops that you can view at your convenience. The Graduate School partners with UTSA academic and student services departments across campus to provide...

Versatile Ph.D.

The Versatile PhD mission is to help graduate students identify and prepare for possible non-academic careers. We want you/them to be informed about academic employment...

Holiday Greetings

As you prepare for the end of the semester and the holiday break, please keep the following in mind:During the holiday break, university services will be limited or unavailable:​All colleges will be...

Holiday Schedule

The Graduate School will be closed Monday, December 24th through Wednesday, December 26th.Our office will be open with limited services available on Thursday, December 27th, Friday, December 28th, and Monday,...

Orientation Handouts

If you are unable to attend Graduate Orientation in person you may find the information below on many of UTSA's campus student services helpful.Academic StandingCampus Safety BrochureDisability Services...

Doctoral Leave of Absence

Continuous Enrollment and Leave of Absence Policies and Procedures for Doctoral Students Students in Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs must be registered for each Fall and Spring semester until final completion of...

Interim Master's Degree

Students who are admitted to doctoral programs directly from the bachelor's-degree level (without the requirement of a master's degree) and who want to take the Master's degree as part of the program...

Petition for Reinstatement

A student who has been dismissed academically may petition for reinstatement after one long semester (Fall or Spring) has elapsed from the date of dismissal. Only under exceptional, extenuating circumstances...

Transfer of Credit

Master's Transfer of Credit Regulations: Ordinarily, all work for the master's degree must be completed at UTSA. Typically, no more than 6 semester credit hours of transfer credits may be allowed for...

Doctoral Forms

All necessary doctoral forms are required to be complete and on file in The Graduate School before a doctoral student will be approved for graduation.Please note: The dissertation signature/cover page must...

Services On Campus

There are many student service offices located throughout The University of Texas at San Antonio's campuses. Click here to download a PDF version of the Student Services Directory....

Diversity Resources

The University of Texas at San Antonio embraces diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. UTSA is proud to be recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. To learn more about diversity at UTSA, and...

Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association in collaboration with The Graduate School is the collective voice for the graduate student community at UTSA. The purpose of GSA is to: Provide a social network and support...

Student Health

The University of Texas at San Antonio offers a wide variety of campus health services, including a wellness clinic, counseling services, and recreational center.**Bacterial Meningitis** As of January 1, 2012,...

Literature Search in Business and Economics

This workshop provides a review of literature search skills and information on the most important databases for your discipline. This workshop is specific for students in Business or Economics...

Researching your Literature Review

This workshop covers the various steps of conducting a literature review and provides information sources for literature in your discipline. Having trouble viewing this video? Click here to download....

Engineering Research for Graduate Students

Having trouble viewing this video? Click here to download.

Library Research Skills and Services

This workshop provides information about library services and resources for graduate students. You'll learn about the following: How to search the catalog efficiently Where to find the best resources for...

Thesis/Dissertation Formatting

Formatting workshops cover the following information: The Graduate School's required formatting (including our template) Deadlines Preliminary Draft process Final submission requirements...

APA for Beginners

Facilitated by the Judith G. Gardner Center for Writing Excellence, this workshop introduces the American Psychological Association's (APA) style of citation for students with little or no experience with...

Cite Right: Avoid Plagiarism Traps

A conduct officer and an academic coach examine plagiarism issues specific to graduate students, and how to avoid the traps of plagiarism by building a paper the right way. The workshop will provide...

Graduate Writing Game Plan

The topics discussed in this workshop include: The differences in expectation from undergraduate writing to graduate level work The difference between revision and editing Creating a vision of writing...

College of Architecture, Construction and Planning

The College of Architecture, Construction and Planning is committed to preparing our graduates to be innovative leaders of the built environment. Located in downtown San Antonio, our programs provide the...

College of Business

The College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio is the largest undergraduate business school in the University of Texas System and one of the 40 largest schools of business in the United...

College of Education and Human Development

The College of Education and Human Development is the leading provider of educators in the San Antonio area and one of the largest in the state of Texas. Student enrollment is increasing at a rapid rate...

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio provides world-class engineering education and research opportunities to our region's diverse community, the nation and beyond. We...

College of Liberal and Fine Arts

PROGRAM CONTACT PHONE OFFICE...

College of Public Policy

Located at the Downtown Campus, the College of Public Policy is comprised of the Applied Demography, Justice Policy, Social Work, and Public Administration graduate programs, as well as the graduate...

College of Sciences

Leaders emerge from the College of Sciences-in research and in education. Our programs impart the knowledge and skills required for success in competitive global marketplaces....

Joint Program in Translational Science

PROGRAMCONTACTPHONEOFFICETranslational Science, Ph.D.Monica Rodriguez, M.Ed.210.458.4723PNB 2.210

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar outlines important dates and deadlines throughout each semester.Download the PDF version of the current semester calendar.View payment deadlines.Access the calendar through ASAP....

Academic Standing

A student's academic standing, whether the student is a doctoral student, a graduate degree-seeking student, a special graduate student, or a non-degree-seeking graduate student, is defined as good standing,...

Location & Map

The Graduate School is located on the Main Campus in the Plaza Norte Building (PNB), Suite 2.210. Please click here to access more information on campuses and maps. Plaza Norte Building ParkingPaid...

ASAP

The Automated Student Access Program allows students to: Register for classes Add/Drop classes Apply for or accept financial aid Order a parking permit Check registration status Check...

Student Success & Administrative Staff

The staff working with administrative duties and student success oversees responsibilities such as account management and reconciliation, student success workshops and events, thesis/dissertation formatting...

Commencement

Graduation Coordination in the Registrar's Office (JPL 1.01.14) handles all questions and concerns regarding graduation and commencement, including but not limited to the following: Application...

Drop & Withdrawal

Dropping Individual Courses or Withdrawing from All CoursesDrop Deadline: The last day to drop an individual course and receive an automatic grade of "W."Withdrawal Deadline: The last day to withdraw from all...

Doctoral Handbooks

College of Business Applied StatisticsBusiness AdministrationCollege of Education and Human Development Counselor Education and SupervisionCulture, Literacy, and LanguageEducational LeadershipInterdisciplinary...

Grading Policy

In Fall 2011, UTSA adopted a voluntary plus/minus grading system. Please keep the following in mind: Check your syllabus: Because the plus/minus grading system is optional, professors may choose whether...

Responsible Conduct of Research

The responsible conduct of research (RCR) encompasses all aspects of research with the goal of fostering integrity and deterring misconduct in research.Visit the Office of Research Integrity & Compliance...

Student Code of Conduct

A student who enrolls at The University of Texas at San Antonio is charged with the obligation to conduct himself or herself in a manner compatible with the University's function as an educational...

18 Characteristics of Texas Doctoral Programs

The 18 Characteristics of Doctoral Programs were developed by the Graduate Education Advisory Committee to create a snapshot of all doctoral programs at public universities and health-related institutions.This...

The Graduate Report

Graduate Student Newsletter Click Here to view the Spring 2011 Newsletter in PDF format. ArchiveFall 2010Spring 2010Fall 2009Spring 2009Fall 2008