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Graduate Student Resources

The School of Computing 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 

Guide to Demonstrating English Proficiency

ITA TEP Testing

Graduate Enrollment Policy

Progress Requirements

Tuition and Fees


Georgia Residency for In-state Tuition

Graduate School Form Deadlines


Academic Calendar

Schedule of Classes

Acceptance of Credit by Transfer

Graduate Student Handbook 

UGA TA and Teaching Resources

University System of Georgia International Student Manual


Independent Study/Internship Form - Form is for access to Directed Study,  CSCI 8990, Masters or Doctoral Research, and Thesis and Dissertation courses, and Internship. Form is 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 under his/her major professor CRN. Email faculty signed form to Samantha Varghese,

Graduate Coordinator email is:

MS Core Competency Form (Thesis only)

MS Core Competency Form (Non-thesis only)

MS Cybersecurity and Privacy Core Competency Form ( Thesis only)

MS Cybersecurity and Privacy Core Competency Form ( Non-thesis only)

Phd Core Competency Form

Foreign Travel Assistance Program

CSCI 7200 MS Project Form - Effective, beginning Spring 2023.This form is required for all School of Computing students who are taking CSCI 7200, in the second/final semester of CSCI 7200, and must be completed by Reading Day in second semester. CSCI 7200 requires total minimum 4 credit hours. Two project professors required on form. The MS Project report will be uploaded to elC. The MS Project Form, signed by both major project professor an 2nd professor, with assigned grade is to be emailed to Graduate Coordinators by Reading Day. Graduate Coordinators:  CSCI 7200 is 2-6 credit hours in a semester, and is repeatable for up to 12 credit hours maximum. 

Late Add Form- Use this form to late-add a CSCI course after the end of drop/add period. Late Adds are permitted within the first 4 weeks of the semester. After this time, no Late Add will be processed by School of Computing. Email form to instructor of course, and Director School of Computing.  Student is responsible for submitting form to Registrars office. (There must be seats in the course!) ( please be sure to check the impact of late-adding and withdrawing from a course with Student Accounts at 

Request for CSCI Domestic or International Travel Funds-This request is for travel funding for students presenting their research at conferences and professional meetings. CS graduate student must have abstract, acceptance (if available), and request Graduate School funding prior to making a request for CS departmental funding. See CS listserv emails for deadlines. 

Franklin College Business Services Center Travel Authorization Form ( email to not required for virtual or in-state travel. 

Travel at UGA- please read

NOTE: For virtual or in-state GA travel for conference, the student DOES NOT need a Travel Authorization. Students are responsible for finally submitting the travel expense report. 

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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