Recommendation for Advancement to Candidacy

Doctoral students must advance to candidacy within 36 months from start date or they may be withdrawn. Extension of this period may be permitted by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in exceptional circumstances. Graduate programs submit this form to confirm that a student has met candidacy requirements.

Graduate programs: Please ensure you have entered the student’s supervisory committee in the Supervisory Committee screen in SISC before sending in the Advancement to Candidacy form.

Instructions for using the Supervisory Committee screen are here:

  • Go to the bottom of any page on the G+PS website
  • Click on “Faculty and Staff Intranet”
  • Go to “Latest Updates” box on the left side of the page
  • Click on “Supervisory Committee Screen in SIS (GRAD-11)