Updates to the GAP within the last few years are listed below. For questions about the derivation of any GAP documents or changes made more than a year ago, review the archive page or contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) at email@example.com.
Section 2. Pregnancy or Parental Leaves of Absence: Updated to reflect updates in procedure and provided additional details in several steps for further clarity.
Rationale and Section 3. Thesis: Updated to reflect current names of Student Services guide pages and materials relevant to theses.
Section 2. General Eligibility Requirements: Clarified SSN requirements for students prior to starting an assistantship without an SSN to accurately reflect existing assistantship policies.
Section 2. General Eligibility Requirements: Clarified language-testing requirements for teaching with the TOEFL requirements for applying for graduate school admission.
Authority: Updated implementation to clarify university offices responsible for incoming and outgoing exchange program arrangements.
Section 1. General Requirements: Updated to accurately reflect existing Biosciences Program policies pertaining to number of possible programs.
- GAP 2.1 Admitting Graduate Students to Matriculated Study was updated to clarify guidelines for deferral of admission for more than one year.
- GAP 7.2 Fellowships and Other Stipend Support was updated to clarify the definition of a "full fellowship" and the relationship between a "full fellowship" and additional working time.