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Graduate Student Resources

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Georgia offers the following resources and forms for Graduate students.


Graduate Assistant Policy  Students on assistantships (TA/RA) must register for at least 12-14 credit hours for fall and or spring semesters, and 9 credit hours for summer semester.

Requirements for Students on CS Graduate Assistantships (updated Summer 2021)

Guide to Demonstrating English Proficiency

ITA TEP Testing

Graduate Enrollment Policy

Progress Requirements

Tuition and Fees

Graduate School Form Deadlines


Academic Calendar

Schedule of Classes

Acceptance of Credit by Transfer

Graduate Student Handbook

UGA TA Handbook

University System of Georgia International Student Manual


Graduate Academic Advisement Form - Students will be permitted to register for any CSCI@ 6000 or @8000 course once cleared of their advisement hold. This form is ONLY required for CSCI 8990-Research Seminar course access, and must be signed by instructor of the course and returned to Graduate Program Administrator, 

Independent Study/Internship Form - Form to be signed by faculty instructor of the independent study course or Graduate Coordinator for off- campus internships. Students with off-campus internships and F1 visa must register for Internship course, CSCI 7007 3 credit hours. Email signed form to Graduate Program Administrator, Graduate Coordinator email is: 

MS Core Competency Form (Thesis only)

MS Core Competency Form (Non-thesis only)

Phd Core Competency Form

Doctoral Domestic Travel Funding Guidelines and Travel Request Form 

Foreign Travel Assistance Program

Late Add Form- if registering after end of drop/add period. Email form to instructor of course and CS Dept Head, Dr. Thiab Taha, Student is responsible for submitting form to Registrars office. Please complete an Independent Study form, with faculty instructor signature, and submit to for the late-added course.  

Departmental Travel Funding Request- This request is for travel funding for students presenting their research at conferences and professional meetings. CS graduate student must have abstract, acceptance, and request Graduate School funding prior to making a request for CS departmental funding. Contact Graduate Program Administrator, Samantha Varghese at for assistance.

Domestic Travel Dates for FY 22:   

Travel Dates Request Deadline
September 1-December 31, 2021 August 6, 2021
January 1-March 31, 2022 December 10, 2021
April 1-June 30, 2022 March 10, 2022
July 1-September 30, 2022 June 10, 2022

OneSource Travel Instructions- for Travel Authorizations, Reimbursement, and Expense Reports, contact the Franklin College Business Services Center for assistance. 

Application for Waiver of Graduate Out-of-State Tuition ( G132)- MS thesis and Phd students only. Form due before last day of classes preceding the effective term. 

Economic Advantage

* All other forms are found on the Graduate School website at

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