College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

Student Resources & Forms

Timeline of forms and paperwork:

All forms should be submitted to Victoria Lake Pearlman in the Graduate Program Office (1415A Animal Science or at vlake@umd.edu). Other forms can be found at the Graduate School’s Important Forms pageBe sure to obtain the signature of the director of the ANSC Graduate Program, Dr. Keefer, if needed before submitting the forms.

By the end of the 1st semester:

By the end of the 2nd semester:

By the end of the 3rd semester:

After Every Advisory Committee Meeting:

Mid-April, Annually:

Every year students will be evaluated by the Graduate Education Committee. They will need to submit the following forms by mid-April:

May/June, Annually:

  • The GEC will meet with each student and send them a report detailing their evaluation
  • Every student must present at the ANSC Annual Symposium

Preliminaries:(PhD only)

Defense: (MS and PhD)

  • At least six weeks before the oral exam a Nomination of Thesis or Dissertation Committee Form must be submitted
  • After the defense, the committee chair must submit the appropriate GOA Assessment Forms and the Report of Examining Committee Form (which will be received from the Registrar's Office prior to the defense) to the ANSC Graduate Program office

Before Graduation:

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