PeopleSoft Upgrade 2015
From April 10 to April 20, 2015, the University will upgrade our student information system (i.e., PeopleSoft), resulting in some systems being offline. Please visit this site to learn more about impacts to graduate education automated forms and interim processes during the cutover.
Assign/Update Master's Final Committee
Use the electronic form launched from this page to assign members to your master's final examination committee or to update members on an existing committee. You will need your Internet ID and password to launch the form. Once submitted, your form will be routed to your adviser, director of graduate studies (DGS), and college for review and approval. Email confirmation will be sent to your U of M email upon final approval. Please do not submit duplicate requests. If you have questions about completing this form, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please launch this form only after you've finalized your committee member selections and at minimum one month prior to your exam date.
1. Consult with your graduate program to identify the faculty members who will serve on your examining committee
- Most graduate programs require that committee members have Graduate Education Responsibilities (GER) in the field they represent (major field or minor/outside of the major field).
Check here to verify faculty have GER in the major field and/or minor/outside of the major field.
2. Review the committee composition requirements for master's degree committees
3. Determine who will serve as:
- chair of the committee
- outside/minor field examiner
4. Obtain the internet ID or employee ID number for each member of your committee
- Internet IDs can be found in the University Directory
- Employee IDs can be obtained from your graduate program
5. Click here to launch the electronic form to submit your master's final examination committee assignment (or update)