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  • When admitted, a graduate student is assigned a graduate faculty advisor who will advise the student about the courses to take depending on student interests and course availability.  The advisor will also monitor the student’s progress towards the degree.  The graduate advisor must be consulted prior to registration for each semester.  If you haven’t received an email with the name and contact information of your graduate advisor, please email
  • Students in the 2+3 program as well as first year PhD students are assigned to the graduate director, Dr. Sanjiv Bhatia for advising.  For PhD students, once they have passed the first part of the qualifying examination, they can request a change of advisors when a more suitable advisor or the dissertation advisor is found.

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