Graduate Student Resources
All graduate students enrolled in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in the Department of Biology should familiarize themselves with the documents and forms below.
If you have specific questions relating to graduate program requirements, or the completion of any the forms below, please contact the Biology Graduate Program Administrator, Sarah Hartmann (LSC 114, 315.443.9154, firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are interested in departmental support for travel expenses related to a research conference at which you are presenting, contact the Biology Graduate Program Administrator, Sarah Hartmann (LSC 114, 315.443.9154, email@example.com). Limited funds are available each year on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Syracuse University Graduate Student Organization (GSO) also has travel funds available. All applicants for travel support from the Biology Department are also expected to apply for travel support from the GSO (GSO travel grant application instructions and deadlines).
Syracuse University Graduate School
Located in Lyman Hall, the Graduate School is the central administrative office for all matters related to graduate study at Syracuse University, including policies, standards, and the certification of graduate-level degrees.
Syracuse University Graduate Student Organization (GSO)
The Graduate Student Organization is a campus-wide student organization specifically for graduate students at Syracuse University.
Additional On-Campus Resources for Syracuse University Graduate Students
The Syracuse University Graduate School has compiled a listing of additional on-campus resources which are available to graduate students at Syracuse University.
Syracuse University Libraries
The Syracuse University Libraries have a number of resources which may be of particular value to Ph.D. and M.S. Biology students. Click here for more information about the available resources, or contact the Biology librarian, Emily Hart (firstname.lastname@example.org, 315.443.2403, Carnegie Library).
Skills for Success in Academia
During a graduate seminar held at Syracuse University in the Spring of 2012, resources and tips for success were identified and developed, and then made available on a central website: Skills for Success in Academia.
Job Search Resources and Career-Related Services for M.S. and Ph.D. Students at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Graduate School:
- Office of Professional and Career Development (OPCD) (this office was created specifically to serve the needs of graduate students at Syracuse University)
- Video Library (includes topics such as publishing, and academic and non-academic job searches)
Syracuse University Career Services office:
- Graduate Student Career Guide
- Handshake (search for jobs, get info about on-campus career-related events, schedule an appointment with a career counselor)
On-Campus Financial Resources
- Financial Aid Office
- Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor
- Financial Literacy
- Meet with a Financial Coach
Office of Student Assistance:
On-Campus Student Counseling Services: