• Office of Graduate Education Policies & Deadlines

  • Commonly Used Forms

  • Independent Research Registration Form

  • The Independent Research form is required in order to register for any of the following options:

    • INTS 4991 - Independent Study (MA)
    • INTS 4995 - Thesis (MA)
    • INTS 4996 - Substantial Research Paper (MA)
    • INTS 5991 - Independent Study (PhD)
    • INTS 5995 - Dissertation (PhD)

    Please review carefully all relevant sections of the Master's Handbook to ensure that you understand requirements and regsiter properly. 

  • Thesis or Disseration Oral Defense Committee

  • Thesis or Dissertation Binding Order

  • Scheduling Oral Defense

  • General Resources

  • Responsible Conduct of Research (05-27-14)

  • List of Tenured Faculty for Outside Chairs (06-17-14)

  • Substantial Research Paper (SRP) and Independent Study

  • Students interested in completing an Independent Study (INTS/PPOL 4991) or a Substantial Research Paper (INTS 4996) should speak directly to the faculty member they'd like to work with. Please keep in mind that professors must be appointed (ie. full-time; not adjunct) in order to serve as an independent study or SRP advisor, and each professor is limited to three advisees per year.

    If approved, you would use the Independent Research form in order to register for the credits.


    Please note the complete details and policies for both SRPs and Independent Studies in your appropriate Handbook

  • MPP Policy Memorandum

  • The Policy Memo is the capstone project for students in the Master of Public Policy program. 

    MPP policy memo guidelines.pdf

  • MA Thesis

  • MA Thesis Guidelines

    For more information about MA Thesis guidelines and how to regsiter, please consult the "Thesis" section of your desiganted JKSIS Master's Handbook, accessible here

  • DU Office of Graduate Education Policies and Procedures

    Graduate Policies and Procedures governing Master's Thesis

    Graduate Policies and Procedures governing Master's Thesis Oral Defense

    Instructions, Dates & Deadline, and Required Forms for Oral Defense and formatting/submission of MA Thesis.

  • Guidelines for Successfully Scheduling & Completing your Thesis (OGS - 02-17-15)

  • For more information about MA Thesis guidelines and how to regsiter, please consult the "Thesis" section of your designated JKSIS Master's Handbook, accessible here

  • PhD Dissertation

  • DU Office of Graduate Education Policies and Procedures

    Graduate Policies and Procedures governing the Doctoral Dissertation

    Graduate Policies and Procedures governing the Doctoral Dissertation Oral Defense

    Instructions, Dates & Deadline, and Required Forms for Oral Defense and submission of the Doctoral Dissertation.

  • Guidelines for Successfully Scheduling & Completing your Dissertation (OGS)

  • PhD Prospectus Approval Form

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