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Academic and Degree Information

Progress to Degree

Earning a graduate degree from UC San Diego is a rewarding process that consists of a variety of steps. Find out how to earn a doctoral or master's degree.

Progress to Degree

Doctoral & Master's Committees

Learn how to form doctoral and master's committees


Dissertation/Thesis Appointments

Request preliminary and final dissertation/thesis appointments via the online calendar. Appointments should be scheduled during the planned graduation quarter.

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Faculty Tools

Faculty Portal

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Committee Membership

Committee Login

Spring Evaluations

Faculty Login

Staff Portal

Access student information via the Student Database. Link to online tools such as Leave of Absence, Committee Membership, Spring Evaluations.

Staff Portal

Graduate Student Portal

Submit Leave of Absence, Half-time Study, and other requests through our online system. Access academic and financial support letters from the Dean of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs.

Student portal

New Degree Proposals and Curricular Changes

New Degree Proposals

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Curriculum Change Proposals

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Graduate Council

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