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Students should review the divisional requirements outlined in the Summary of Procedures and Requirements (found on the Resources page) when registering for classes. Information regarding your registration window can be found in the menu on the right side of your Student Center under Enrollment Information. For anyone who needs a refresher on how to add classes, instructions can be found online. Remember that you must complete the Financial Responsibility Statement on BuckeyeLink before you will be able to enroll in classes. 

Elective Information 

Students who wish to take a course outside of the specified Chemistry & Biochemistry curriculum must submit a course approval request form.

Registration Units

Pre-candidacy GTA/GRA/GAA:

Autumn and Spring Semesters: register for at least 8 credits to activate your tuition authorization. Students should register for as near to 18 units as possible during the Autumn and Spring semesters of their first two years in the program.

Summer Term: only register for 4 total credits of CHEM 8999 unless other coursework is required (e.g. courses required for English proficiency).  If other coursework is required, contact Jennifer Hambach for assistance with registration.

Pre-candidacy Fellowship/Trainees/GRA-GS Match:

Autumn and Spring Semesters: register for at least 12 credits to activate your tuition authorization. Students should register for as near to 18 units as possible during the Autumn and Spring semesters of their first two years in the program. 

Summer Term: register for 6 total credits of CHEM 8999 to activate your tuition authorization. If other coursework is required, contact Jennifer Hambach for assistance with registration.

**If you plan to take the candidacy exam before May 5th, 2020, please register as a pre-candidacy student for Summer 2020. Once you have officially passed the candidacy exam, your credit hours can be reduced accordingly**

Post-candidacy (Including Fellowship/Trainees/GRA-GS Match): register for 3 credits each semester until graduation

Autumn and Spring Semesters:  as part of the three total credits, students need to register for the correct seminar course and at least one credit of research.

Summer Term: register for 3 credits of CHEM 8999.  If other coursework is required, contact Jennifer Hambach for assistance with registration.

University registration dates and deadlines are available here.
 

Autumn 2020 Registration Information

All students should register for Autumn 2020 courses as soon as their individual enrollment window opens and no later than May 1, 2020 so that the Autumn 2020 GTA assignment process can begin. Students are respondible for payment of any late registration or late tuition payment penalties. Please review the list of important registration dates set by the University.

Forfeiture Fees: Once fee authorizations have been processed, a student who drops below the required number of units (see above) will be charged forfeiture fees.  If you make adjustments to your schedule make sure you do not drop below full-time enrollment after the fee authorization has been processed.
 

Revised Autumn 2020 Registration Guide for Incoming Graduate Students


Summer 2020 Registration Information

All students should register for Summer 2020 courses as soon as their individual enrollment window opens and no later than April 15, 2020 so that fee authorizations can be processed. Students are responsible for payment of any late registration or late tuition payment penalties. Please review the list of important registration dates set by the University.

Forfeiture Fees: Once fee authorizations have been processed, a student who drops below the required number of units (see above) will be charged forfeiture fees.  If you make adjustments to your schedule make sure you do not drop below full-time enrollment after the fee authorization has been processed.

 

Spring 2020 Registration Information


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