The minor form should be filled out in consultation with your faculty advisor and the Director of Graduate Study (DGS). The minor form can be submitted before the minor is completed. It should be completed before the preliminary exam as that is the time the minor is officially declared through the university.
Any student wishing to take a leave of absence should fill out this form in consultation with their faculty advisor and Director of Graduate Study (DGS).
The warrant request form is for the Prelim Exam or the Thesis Defense. The date/time/location and title must be determined in advance of filling out this request. The request needs to be submitted at least 3 weeks in advance of the exam/defense date to allow time to obtain the warrant from the Graduate School.
Any student who has taken graduate level coursework at a prior institution can apply to have the Physics Ph.D. core courses waived or test out of them. The student should provide a copy of the syllabus and catalog entry showing the material covered and confirming it was graduate level. The Director of Graduate Study (DGS) will review all course waiver/test out requests.