Graduate Coordinator’s Manual

  • Institutional Review Board
    The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects is the regulatory body of IUP that is responsible for the review of research that involves human participants.
    Graduation
    Details and instructions for ensuring degree requirements are met.
    Thesis-Dissertation Manual
    Detailed guidelines and forms are provided for writing the thesis and dissertation.
    Roles and Responsibilities
    Overview of roles and responsibilities, meeting dates, and minutes.
    Application for Graduation
    Find out deadlines and how to register.
    CRM Recruit (iRecruit) Resources
    Resources and an overview for CRM Recruit.  Learn how to set it up, review applications, and more.
    Probation
    If a student falls below a certain grade point average, they can be dismissed from the program.
    Budget
    Information about funding provided by the SGSR and how to request funding.
    Special Credit Policy
    Has a student asked you for extra credit opportunities?
    Total Semester Withdrawal
    It's not as easy as simply withdrawing from all your classes!
    Transfer Credits
    What can count towards their degree and what will not.
    Policy Exceptions
    All requests for exceptions should be directed to the assistant dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
    Policies
    Internal IUP Funding for Graduate Student Research
    IUP offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate student research. Please direct all questions on these funding opportunities to grad-research@iup.edu.
    Orientation and Advising
    Information about orientation and advising policies and resources.
    Forms
    Graduate students are expected to assume full responsibility for knowing graduate program procedures and regulations, which are located in the Graduate Catalog and in program handbooks. Also find forms for exceptions to deadlines, increasing course load, etc.
    Graduate Assistantships
    Find instructions for selecting graduate assistants, completing the graduate assistant award form, and making sure your graduate assistants complete the necessary clearances and paperwork before they begin working.
    Keeping Competitive
    Tips on how to be competitive with your marketing and recruiting for your program.
    Admissions
    Resources and explanations to help you better understand your role within the admission process.
    Marketing and Recruitment
    Information on how SGSR leverages marketing and performs recruitment