Program Manual — At-a-Glance

Program Description/Objectives
Annual Cycle
University Calendar
Administration Contacts

Degree Requirements

PhD Program Milestones
Required and Elective Courses
Methods/Data Analysis Courses that Meet PhD Requirements
Theory Courses that Meet PhD Requirements 
CSSS Statistics Track

Academic Standards

Exemptions and Audits
Grading System
Year-One Comprehensive Examination
Residency Guidelines

Practicum Requirements 

Research Practicum
Teaching Practicum
Community Service Practicum (Elective)
Research and Teaching Competencies
Social Justice Learning Objectives

Guidelines for the Program of Study

Supervisory Committee

General Examination: Qualifying Scholarly Paper Guidelines


Dissertation Instructions
Dissertation Prospectus
Prospectus Cover Page
Dissertation Research/Writing
SSW Dissertation Style Guidelines
SSW Style Sheet
SSW Front Pages Template

Policies, Procedures and Resources 

Travel Guidelines

Financial Support

Grant Submission

STAR Portal    
Student Advising/ Mentoring

SSW Procedures/Forms
Graduate School Guidelines
PhD Program and Student Offices

PhD Standing Committees 

Graduate School Policies and Procedures
Resource Guide

Opportunities for Involvement
Student Activities

Career and Job Search Information

Human Subjects



Student Conduct 

Unprofessional Conduct and Washington State RCW 18.130.180
School and University Policies, Standards of Conduct, Grievance Procedures


PhD Forms