Current Graduate Students
The sections of this page are:
- For new students orientation and other information to help you get started in graduate school
- For returning students
- For continuing students
- For students nearing completion
- Links of interest to graduate students
- Forms forms for students in all stages of the degree
|The Center for Graduate Studies Collaboration Room is available to host meetings, e.g., your committee meeting or thesis defense, with both on and off campus participants. Contact us via email or telephone to reserve the space. The distance portal is at http://breeze.nmt.edu/
- Employment Opportunities & Funding - This page has opportunities for permanent employment, internships, and fellowships.
- A Word (for current students) from the Dean
- New Student Survival Pages - highly recommended for all graduate students who have questions about survival in the first weeks of the semester.
- How to use BanWeb.
- Online Version of Orientation for Full-time Students presentation.
- Online Version of Orientation for Distance and Part-time students.
- Establishing Residency for In-State Tuition Classification Purposes
- Readmission Form - Graduate students must apply for readmission if they have not been enrolled for one semester, excluding summer sessions (twelve months for Distance Education students).
- Student Handbook and Graduate Student Guide - Every graduate student must be familiar with these processes.
- Audits and Graduate Contracts - Should you audit a course as a graduate student and what are the considerations?
- Responsible Conduct for Graduate Students - NMT's policy on Responsible Conduct for Graduate Students including Academic Honesty Policy and Guide to Conduct and Citizenship for Graduate Students is found in the current Student Handbook.
- Health Insurance - All students are required by the US Affordable Care Act to have health insurance. NMT does not provide nor recommend specific insurance, but expects all students to comply with this federal requirement. International students are required to provide proof of insurance to the International Office in Student Services.
- Student Health Center
- Teaching Resources
- How People Learn
- New Students, New Semester How To Remember Names And Faces
- First Day of Class: What Can/Should We Do?
- 101 Things You Can Do The First Three Weeks Of Class
- Pedagogy In Action - Pedagogic approaches with succinct descriptions so you can quickly understand how the technique might be relevant to your teaching needs.
- Recommendation Letters: information on recommendation letters.
- Deadlines for Completion (DRAFT UPDATE 11/5/2015)
- Students often ask when they need to have everything in so that they do not have to register for the next semseter. To complete without registering for the subsequent semester, ensure that all Completion requirements are met by10 business days prior to the start of the next semseter. No completions will be processed during the first two weeks of any semester.
- To walk in the graduate ceremony in May, all Completion requirements are met by10 business days prior to graduation.
What must be completed Recommended Date Required Date Draft independent study/thesis/dissertation to graduate research advisor 8 weeks before Defense Defense copy of independent study/thesis/dissertationto graduate committee 2 weeks before Defense Defense copy of thesis/dissertation in pdf format submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org for format check/correction 2 weeks before Defense Defense: independent study/thesis/dissertation defense 3 weeks before Completion Make corrections to independent study/thesis/dissertation resulting in final version iThenticate check of final verions of thesis/dissertation (or independent study for MST) by academic advisor. Student must submit all copyright permission forms to advisor before the check can occur. The report must be signed by the advisor and sbumtted with completion paperwork. 2-3 weeks before Completion Get committee signatures for completion 2-3 weeks before Completion 2 weeks before Completion Completion: All paperwork signed and delivered to CGS; final thesis/dissertation in pdf format submitted to ProQuest 10 business days before the first day of class
- What do I need to do to finish and by when?
- NEW Completion Checklist (updated 10/3/16)
- Thesis/Dissertation Requirements -
- IMPORTANT NOTE: All theses and dissertations must be submitted to ProQuest in final copy as single spaced (as of Spring 2014). Theses and dissertations must also be single-spaced (and in searchable PDF format) when sent to email@example.com for the formatting check.
- Thesis/Dissertation Manuscript Requirements Please note that these requirements state that your thesis or dissertation must be double spaced. The spacing was changed in Spring 2014 (see above). The requirements are being updated (as of 10/1/15) and will be replaced soon.
- Thesis Manuscript Check - Megan has been very generous with her time when asked by students to look at their manuscripts before submission. She will continue to provide this service, however, remember that it is provided as time permits. Particularly when we are busy with other matters, it may take several days to complete.
- LaTeX dissertation documentation and template - Using this package does not guarantee that every detail will automatically satisfy the Graduate School requirements.
- MS Word thesis template - Using this package does not guarantee that every detail will automatically satisfy the Graduate School requirements.
- Template Notes for Mechanical Engineering Thesis (Front Matter, Ch1-2, Ch3-apps, Copyright page) - - Using this does not guarantee that every detail will automatically satisfy the Graduate School requirements.
- NEW Citations and References: for students who do not have discipline-specific citation and reference guidelines, Graduate Studies recommends you use APA Citation Style. Please note that discipline-specific standards take precedence over this recommendation. Ask your advisor about which citation/reference style you should use. For additional help, please visit the Writing & Oral Presentation Center.
- Recommendation Letters: information on recommendation letters.
- NMT ProQuest site: website for submission of electronic thesis or dissertation, required before completion.
- NEW Copyright Infomation: please read the ProQuest section on copyright at http://www.proquest.com/products-services/dissertations/submitting-dissertation-proquest.html and the linked document Copyright and Your Dissertation or Thesis: Ownership, Fair Use, and Your Rights and Responsibilities that you will find in the ProQuest page. These documents provide excellent guidance on copyright law in the United States for academic work. Legally, we must follow the law and it is easier for you to prepare to meet the copyright requirements as you proceed with your research rather than have to address them at the completion stage.
- NEW Graduate Exit Survey: Online exit survey that evaluates program performance and student satisfaction. Print out the confirmation page and turn it in to the Center for Graduate Studies with your completion paperwork.
- Faculty for the Future - dedicated to linking a diverse pool of women and underrepresented minority candidates from engineering, science and business with faculty and research [positions at universities across the country.
- The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
- New Mexico Tech Graduate Student Association
- New Mexico Tech Student Health Center
- Tax Information for Graduate Students
- I.R.S. Tax Forms, Publications and other information
- Lifetime Learning credit - The Lifetime Learning Credit may be claimed for the qualified tuition and related expenses of the students in the taxpayer's family (i.e., the taxpayer, the taxpayer's spouse, or an eligible dependent) who are enrolled in eligible educational institutions.
For a list of forms, visit out Forms Page.