The Graduate School may terminate a student's degree candidacy for any of the following reasons:

  • a student is not making satisfactory academic or research progress, as outlined by the satisfactory academic progress policy, despite warnings;
  • a student fails to return to enrollment after an approved leave has ended;
  • a Ph.D. student has failed the general examination or final public oral two times;
  • an ET/DCC student has informed the department or the Graduate School of the decision not to complete degree requirements and submit a dissertation; or
  • an ET/DCC student has not been in regular contact with the adviser, committee, or academic department; has not made progress towards completing degree; and more than five years have passed from the date the student passed the general examination.

Terminated students are asked to complete the checkout form via TigerHub