University of Texas at Austin

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Helpful links, resources and contacts

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Master's program

Master's program overview

Master's program

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  1. Posted Sep 02 2021

    Fall 2021 Graduation Application Deadline is November 12, 2021. Graduate School Deadlines and Submission Instructions.

CSEM Program Contacts

For questions about admissions, degree/course requirements, fellowships, Graduate School requirements/deadlines, seminar attendance, please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator. For assistance with course selection/advising, dissertation advisors/committees, please contact the Graduate Advisor. For questions related to the CSEM Graduate Studies Committee, please contact the GSC Chair.

Students may also contact current student leaders for information about CSEM graduate student life, student social events, student forums and student/faculty events.

Stephanie Rodriguez

Stephanie Rodriguez

Graduate Program Administrator

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George Biros

George Biros

Graduate Advisor

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Todd Arbogast

Todd Arbogast

Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee

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Resources for Students

Academics

Registration

Academic Calendar

Official university calendars for all academic years- consult for official dates.

Graduate School

Advancing to PhD Candidacy

Graduate School guidelines and application instructions.

Oden Institute

Candidacy Checklist

Steps to enter PhD candidacy, from submitting the proposal abstract to applying for candidacy.

Oden Institute

Course Information

Course descriptions and approved course lists for CSEM students.

Registration

Course Schedule

Online course schedules - registration instructions and other essential information.

Oden Institute

Faculty Concentraion Areas

List of CSEM Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) Faculty concentration areas (A, B, & C)

Registration

Graduate Catalog

Official degree requirements and rules for all graduate programs.

Graduate School

Graduate Degree Planner

Online tool to help students track progress and plan coursework to complete their degree.

Graduate School

Graduation

Links to graduation deadlines and forms, convocation information and career resources.

Graduate School

Milestones

Timeline and list of academic milestones to be met while earning the PhD degree.

Oden Institute

Presentation Templates

Oden Institute media and brand kit including wordmark, logos and presentation templates.

Registration

Registration Information Sheet (RIS)

Advising information, addresses, access times and registration bars.

Oden Institute

Student Life

CSEM student leadership and student organizations at the Oden Institute and on campus.

Finances

Graduate School

Academic Employment

Graduate School academic employment information and policies.

Oden Institute

CSEM Program Financial Aid

Funding opportunities for CSEM students through the Oden Institute.

Graduate School

Graduate School Fellowships

Funding opportunities for graduate students through the Graduate School.

Human Resources

Insurance for Graduate Employees

Insurance options for academic graduate student employees.

Human resources

Insurance for Graduate Fellows

Insurance options for graduate student fellowship holders.

Registration

My Tuition Bill

Tuition and fees due by semester. Students must log in to complete registration.

Graduate School

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Direct link to submission system for the non-resident tuition waiver based on employment.

Graduate School

Resident Tuition Entitlement

Information on non-resident tuition waiver eligibility.

Graduate School

Travel Awards

Support for students to attend major professional meetings at which they present their research.

Graduate School

Tuition Reduction Benefit

Information on the Tuition Reduction Benefit provided to TAs, AIs and some GRAs.

International Students

Texas Global

Applying for SSNs and ITINs

How to apply for social security (SSN) or individual taxpayer identification (ITIN) numbers.

Texas Global

Immigration Information

Information and guidance on immigration rules, regulations and benefits.

Texas Global

Insurance for International Students

Student insurance plan costs, enrollment and waiver instructions for international students.

Texas Global

International Student & Scholar Services

Immigration advising, financial aid, insurance, employment and tax assistance.

Texas Global

myIO

Portal to process immigration documents and manage immigration related data.

Texas Global

Stay Informed Page

Updates on COVID-19 and immigration from Texas Global.

Texas Global

Tax Assistance

ISSS provides assistance for filing nonresident U.S. tax returns.

Services and Resources

Graduate School

Campus Services

Includes health and wellness, childcare, research resources, writing services, teaching development and UT libraries.

Graduate School

Career Resources

Graduate School links to career resources for graduate students.

Graduate School

Counseling & Mental Health

Counseling & Mental Health Center, Crisis Line, Behavior Concerns Advice Line, Resource Guide.

Oden Institute

CSEM Student Wiki Page

Information about classes, prelims, candidacy process, etc. Sign in with Oden Institute user ID & password.

Graduate School

Graduate Student Assembly

Official voice of graduate students at UT Austin.

Oden Institute

Grievance Policies

Outlines the policies and processes for addressing student grievances.

Graduate School

Housing

Graduate School housing information and resources.