Publications for Applicants

CGS Resolution Regarding Offers of Financial Support

Students with fellowships, scholarships, or assistantships should read this resolution (with deadlines) regarding those sorts of offers.

Funding for Entering Students

Funding and financial support for entering graduate students at UCLA. Includes TA and research opportunities, fellowships, and grants.

Program Requirements for UCLA Graduate Degrees

UCLA Graduate School academic requirements by program, including Master's and PhD.

UCLA State Authorization for Online Programs

U.S. Department of Education requires institutions offering distance education courses to be authorized by each state in which the institution enrolls students.

Publications for Doctoral Students

Academic Apprentice Personnel Manual

UCLA TAs, Research Assistants, and other academic employees can find out about salary scales, department training, and number of hours they may work.

Academic Student Employees Appointments & Union Contract

Learn more about TAs and Readers, projected TA positions at UCLA, and union contracts for Academic Student Employees.

Graduate School Survival Guide

A guide for entering graduate students written by Wanda Pratt, University of Washington.

Graduate Student Academic Rights and Responsibilities

Academic principles for UCLA graduate students, including provisions for mentorship, the degree, financial aid, and evaluation.

Graduate Student Financial Support

UCLA fellowships and other types of funding for graduate students, including the Dissertation Year Fellowship.

Maximum Employment During Inter-Quarter Months & Summer Periods

Chart detailing total permissible hours that can reported during break and summer periods.

New Students’ Orientation Handbook

UCLA student handbook for those newly admitted at the graduate level. Fellowships, TA positions, and financial aid details.

Program Requirements for UCLA Graduate Degrees

UCLA Graduate School academic requirements by program, including Master's and PhD.

Standards and Procedures for Graduate Study

Policies regarding graduate study and degree requirements for master's and doctoral degree programs at UCLA. Includes policies from the Graduate Council.

Student Status Comparison

A comparison different types of student status: Filing Fee, In Absentia Registration, Part-Time Enrollment, Leave of Absence, and Withdrawal.

Thesis & Dissertation Filing Requirements

The official guide for graduate students who want preparation for filing their thesis or dissertation and the UCLA ETD.

Publications for Master's Students

Academic Apprentice Personnel Manual

UCLA TAs, Research Assistants, and other academic employees can find out about salary scales, department training, and number of hours they may work.

Academic Student Employees Appointments & Union Contract

Learn more about TAs and Readers, projected TA positions at UCLA, and union contracts for Academic Student Employees.

Graduate School Survival Guide

A guide for entering graduate students written by Wanda Pratt, University of Washington.

Graduate Student Academic Rights and Responsibilities

Academic principles for UCLA graduate students, including provisions for mentorship, the degree, financial aid, and evaluation.

Graduate Student Financial Support

UCLA fellowships and other types of funding for graduate students, including the Dissertation Year Fellowship.

Maximum Employment During Inter-Quarter Months & Summer Periods

Chart detailing total permissible hours that can reported during break and summer periods.

New Students’ Orientation Handbook

UCLA student handbook for those newly admitted at the graduate level. Fellowships, TA positions, and financial aid details.

Program Requirements for UCLA Graduate Degrees

UCLA Graduate School academic requirements by program, including Master's and PhD.

Standards and Procedures for Graduate Study

Policies regarding graduate study and degree requirements for master's and doctoral degree programs at UCLA. Includes policies from the Graduate Council.

Student Status Comparison

A comparison different types of student status: Filing Fee, In Absentia Registration, Part-Time Enrollment, Leave of Absence, and Withdrawal.

Thesis & Dissertation Filing Requirements

The official guide for graduate students who want preparation for filing their thesis or dissertation and the UCLA ETD.

Publications for Faculty and Staff

Academic Apprentice Hiring Checklists for Departments

Use this checklist when hiring title codes: 2850, 2852, 2288, 2289, 2860, 2310, 1506, 2300. Use this checklist when hiring title code: 3276.

Academic Apprentice Personnel Manual

UCLA TAs, Research Assistants, and other academic employees can find out about salary scales, department training, and number of hours they may work.

Administrative Directory

Phone numbers and contact information for deans and staff at UCLA Graduate Division.

Campus Announcements

Administrative notices about UCLA graduate courses, leave of absence, and other official updates.

Cota-Robles & GOFP Nominations Presentation

UCLA faculty and staff can review information on the departmental nomination process for the Eugene Cota-Robles fellowship and Graduate Opportunity Fellowship Progra…

Excellence in Graduate Education: Programmatic Issues

Guidelines about what an excellent graduate program should have, including skills for research, teaching, service, and practice.

Fellowship Nomination Presentation

UCLA faculty and staff can see information on the continuing student nomination process for campus-wide fellowships.

Graduate Adviser’s Manual

New faculty and staff graduate advisers can find resources about duties and responsibilities of being an adviser.

Graduate Council Regulations Governing the Doctoral Qualifying Examination

Faculty and staff can view regulations for PhD students to conduct an oral qualifying examination.

Graduate Division Organizational Chart

Staff chart and contact information at UCLA's Graduate Division.

Graduate Division Strategic Plan

The Graduate Division is responsible for the overall quality and progress of graduate education and postdoctoral scholarship at UCLA. The Graduate Division serves as…

Guidelines for the Graduate Admissions Process & Codification of Policies Governing Admission

Guidelines and conditions for students to be admitted into graduate programs at UCLA.

International Application Review Guide

Used by departments, the guide clarifies the admissibility of international applicants to UCLA. Can only be viewed by faculty & staff.

Maximum Employment During Inter-Quarter Months & Summer Periods

Chart detailing total permissible hours that can reported during break and summer periods.

Online Inquiry Guide – FAM & BAR

Answers frequently asked questions about the FAM and BAR systems on OASIS. Can only be viewed by faculty & staff.

Policies and Recommendations to Improve Time-to-Degree in UCLA’s Graduate Degree Programs

Policies and recommendations that support timely progress on a UCLA graduate degree.

Program Requirements for UCLA Graduate Degrees

UCLA Graduate School academic requirements by program, including Master's and PhD.

Standards and Procedures for Graduate Study

Policies regarding graduate study and degree requirements for master's and doctoral degree programs at UCLA. Includes policies from the Graduate Council.

Thesis & Dissertation Filing Requirements

The official guide for graduate students who want preparation for filing their thesis or dissertation and the UCLA ETD.

UC Guidelines For Addressing Race and Gender Equity in Academic Programs in Compliance with Proposition 209

The recruitment and retention of diverse graduate students is fundamental to maintaining the University of California's reputation s a premier research and teachin…

WASC Inventory of Educational Effectiveness Indicators for Graduate Programs at UCLA

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) provides accountability for graduate programs at UCLA, including thesis or dissertation requirements.