Scott Adler

From the Dean of the Graduate School: Checking in; entering the spring semester homestretch

April 24, 2020

Dear graduate students, As we enter the home stretch of the semester, I hope you are all healthy and safe. I continue to be inspired by the resiliency of our students, faculty and staff. We recently reached out to you with information about adjustments to the spring 2020 semester ,...

Scott Adler

From the Dean of the Graduate School: Checking in, with appreciation

April 7, 2020

Dear graduate students, I hope you are staying healthy and safe as we enter the fourth week since CU implemented remote instruction and significant campus changes related to COVID-19. It has been a challenging time, and I know that these changes to our academic, professional and personal lives have been...

Scott Adler

Adjustments to summer 2020 registration allows graduate students extra time to defend dissertations and complete final exams

April 2, 2020

Dear graduate students: Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate School is adjusting the summer 2020 registration requirement for eligible students who were initially planning to graduate in spring 2020 and now need extra time to defend their dissertations and take their final examinations. Defense/Final Examination...

Scott Adler

Graduate School extends deadlines for May 2020 graduation

March 26, 2020

Dear graduate students; During these past few weeks, I have been impressed by your dedicated spirit as you’ve persevered in your academic studies, continued your teaching and research responsibilities, and attended to adjustments in your personal lives. Thank you. In light of the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Scott Adler

Updating you on continuity of graduate education

March 13, 2020

As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve, I am writing to assure you that the Graduate School is here to offer you information, guidance, and support.

Scott Adler

From the Dean of the Graduate School: Welcome to the 2019 fall semester

Sept. 3, 2019

Dear graduate students: I’m delighted to welcome you to the fall semester. Along with our incoming graduate students, I’m new to the Graduate School as well, having taken this position in June . Our graduate students accomplish amazing things, and I’m in awe of you every day. You are central...

Leslie Reynolds

From the Dean of the Graduate School: Survey results on mentors, funding

March 19, 2019

Dean Leslie Reynolds shares highlights from the fall survey on mentors and funding.

Ann Schmiesing

Message from Dean Ann Schmiesing on initial results from fall survey on mentors and funding

Dec. 18, 2018

As part of our ongoing efforts to assess and improve your graduate student experience at CU Boulder, the Graduate School partnered with Institutional Research Institutional within the Office of Data Analytics in October 2018 to survey graduate students about mentors and funding. At the close of the survey, 2877 graduate students had responded, yielding a response rate of almost 60%. An overview of the initial results are provided below. Additional survey results will be provided during the 2019 spring semester.

Ann Schmiesing

From the Dean of the Graduate School: Task force, survey to help improve graduate student experience

Oct. 2, 2018

The Graduate School is launching a task force to examine graduate student stipends and benefits, and a survey to assess funding and academic advising/mentorship.

Ann Schmiesing

Message from Dean Ann Schmiesing on graduate student housing survey results

Aug. 1, 2018

As part of our efforts to better support you during your studies at CU Boulder, the Graduate School partnered in the 2017-2018 academic year with various campus offices to explore short-term and long-term options for improving the housing situation. To ensure that we are pursuing options that best address graduate...