PhD Final Degree Warrant Request Form

Please read the following information befire completing the request form.  This should be done at least 3 weeks prior to your final oral exam.  All of the required fields must be filled out.

  • Committee Requirements: You are required to have at least 4 committee members, one of which must be from outside the major field.  If all committee members are from Chemistry, please indicate each faculty member's path association in the notes field at the bottom of the form. In addition, you must indicate whether each faculty member is a reader or nonreader.  At least 3 committee members must be designated as readers. For more information, see the Graduate School Academic Policies & Procedures (AP&P) website
  • Grades: Please check your grades prior to submission to ensure that there are no NR, P, or I grades as the Graduate School will not approve the warrant with these grades. If you have a NR, P, or I, contact the appropriate professor to have the grade(s) changed.
  • Changes: If anything changes with your defense, please email

Arrietta or Mykala will submit the request to the Graduate School and email you that the warrant has been submittted.  

When the Graduate School approves the request, you will be notified that the request was approved and your final oral exam packet from the Department of Chemistry will be delivered to your mailbox.

Once you have passsed your final defense, please return a signed copy of your warrant to the Arrietta in office 2108.


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