Applying for PhD Candidacy post-comps 

Within two weeks of passing the comprehensive exam, students must submit the candidacy application. When the student’s candidacy application has been approved by the Graduate School, their status is changed to D in CU-SIS for the semester following that in which they passed the comprehensive exam. 

  1. Submit a Candidacy Application for an Advanced Degree form and select PhD:
  2. Major: Astrophysical & Planetary Sci
  3. Status: Active
  4. Plan Code: ASPS-PHD
  5. Do not select anything from the ‘select one if applicable’ section.