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Students should review the divisional requirements outlined in the Chemistry Graduate Program Handbook (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: maintain registration in 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: maintain registration in 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.


Post-candidacy (Including Fellowship/Trainees/GRA-GS Match) students 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 (1 credit) and two credits of CHEM 8999.

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.
 

Summer 2022 Registration Information

All students should register for Summer 2022 courses as soon as their individual enrollment window opens (windows begin opening on February 21st) and no later than March 31st, 2022, so that fee authorizations can be processed before the start of the summer term. 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.
 

Autumn 2022 Registration Information

All students should register for Autumn 2022 courses as soon as their individual enrollment window opens (windows begin opening on March 21st) and no later than April 30th, 2022, so that AU22 schedules can be provided to area teaching assignment coordinators in May and fee authorizations can be processed before the start of the Autumn semester. 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.
 

Curriculum Completion Audit Forms

Students can use these forms to keep track of their progress toward completing their division's curriculum requirements.

Analytical Division

Biological Division

Inorganic Division

Organic Division

Physical Division
 

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