The purpose of this handbook is to provide graduate students with information and resources needed to complete their UConn Department of Chemistry Graduate Degree.  Faculty, staff, and current graduate students worked together to ensure that the information in this handbook is presented in a concise, easy-to-follow format. The topics in this handbook are organized in the approximate order that you will encounter them.

Information and topics covered

This handbook includes information on degree requirements, financial aid, and university policies.  This is a useful source of information, and will be an important resource for your time with the UConn Chemistry Department.  In addition to guidelines and requirements, this handbook includes tips and resources to help you get the most out of your program.

How to use this handbook

The graduate committee has put together a program timeline and checklist to ensure that you are on track to complete your degree in approximately five years.  We encourage students to bookmark this page and refer back to it regularly throughout their program.  It is suggested that incoming graduate students take time to familiarize themselves with the program requirements, and then follow along as you pursue a graduate degree.

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Cover of handbook showing Chemistry Building