Required Actions for Master of Soil Science Students

In order to successfully complete your Master of Soil Science degree, you will need to complete the following actions. For more information, consult the Graduate Services Coordinator – Angie Barefoot.

ActionWhen RequiredInitiated By
File complete, official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, including degrees and dates awarded to the Graduate SchoolBefore the beginning of the first semester of enrollmentStudent is responsible for providing official transcripts
Attend online orientationWithin the first two weeksDGP
Schedule entrance visit with the Director of Soil Science Graduate Programs (DGP)Within the first two weeks Student with the DGP via email
File proposed Graduate Plan of WorkBy the end of the first semester and no later than the second semesterStudent with Advisor and submission via MyPack portal for approval by DGP
Sign up for SSC 601 SeminarLast semester of your degree programStudent
Apply for graduationBefore the Dissertation Defense but no later than the Apply to Graduate DeadlineStudent through the MyPack portal
Report on outcome of the final oral exam.Immediately after the final oral examination is completedAdvisor submits results to DGP who submits to the Graduate School
Schedule an exit interview with the Soil Science Director of Graduate ProgramsPrior to departureStudent
Provide forwarding address and email to Graduate Services CoordinatorPrior to departureStudent