Resources for Current Students

These resources document the policies, rules, and study habits that will help you succeed in your academic program.

On this page:

Graduate Handbook

The Graduate Handbook includes policies and procedures related to graduate study in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. All students should be aware of the contents of this manual as they progress through their academic careers in CSE.  Any exceptions to these policies and procedures must be approved by the Department Chairperson or the Director of Graduate Studies.

The departmental policies that apply to you are defined in the CSE Graduate Handbook that was in force during your matriculation year.

Matriculation Date Graduate Handbook
Fall 2023 - Present Graduate Handbook 2023
Fall 2022 - Spring 2023 Graduate Handbook 2022
Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Graduate Handbook 2021
Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 Graduate Handbook 2020
Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Graduate Handbook 2019
Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 Graduate Handbook 2018
Fall 2016 - Spring 2018 Graduate Handbook 2016
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Graduate Handbook 2015
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Graduate Handbook 2014
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Graduate Handbook 2013
Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Graduate Handbook 2012
Fall 2011 - Spring 2012 Graduate Handbook 2011
Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Graduate Handbook 2010
Fall 2008 - Spring 2010 Graduate Handbook 2009
Fall 2007 - Spring 2008 Graduate Handbook 2007

Graduate Student Career Guide

The Graduate Student Career Guide, developed to specifically meet the ever-changing needs of today's graduate students, provides advice and resources to prepare students for their first professional or academic position. This guide covers all aspects of the process from the job search, the application process, interviewing, and how to negotiate when a job offer is made. 

Students seeking additional or more personalized guidance may request an appointment with the Career Services Office.


Dr. Demirbas's Research, Writing, and Career Advice

Murat Demirbas, CSE professor and former CSE Graduate Director, offers friendly and helpful Research, Writing, and Career Advice.

Dr. Rapaport's Information for Grad Students

Bill Rapaport, CSE Eminent Professor Emeritus and former CSE Graduate Director, offers friendly advice, encouragement, and mentorship in his classic Information for Grad Students.

Info For Students

Our Info for Students page offers a comprehensive dashboard of helpful resources (it's available at the top right corner of every page on the CSE website).

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