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Graduate Student Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of each graduate student to be informed about the policies and procedures of the School of Music graduate program and the regulations of The University of Iowa Graduate College. Graduate students are expected to:

  • Consult with their principal adviser concerning course schedules prior to all registration periods.

  • Select faculty committees for recitals and the final and/or comprehensive examinations, in consultation with their principal advisor. Students are expected to contact faculty personally and obtain signatures confirming faculty availability for committee responsibilities (recital forms and dissertation topic approval forms).

  • Be aware of the School of Music deadlines for examinations and degree completion requirements.

  • Consult with the Director for Graduate Studies as necessary for guidance on degree programs, examinations, completion of the Plan of Study, and other details relative to graduation requirements.