GRADpost moving to biweekly schedule for June, July and August
GRADpost will be sent out every second week during the remainder of the Spring and Summer terms starting in June. The next edition of GRADpost will come out in two weeks, on June 11, 2020.
Spring and Summer 2020 Payment Plans Open to All Graduate Students
In response to the COVID pandemic, the university is opening eligibility for payment plans to all graduate students for Spring/Summer 2020 tuition. Payment plan applications must be received by 4:30 pm MST on May 29, 2020 for the Spring term, and July 24, 2020 for the Summer term. Application forms are available on theFGS COVID page.
Federal Emergency Funding for Graduate Students
Students eligible for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) will receive $1,250/month from May to August. Tri-Council funding recipients may be eligible for an extension to expiring scholarships and/or a supplement to existing federal research grants. Receiving CESB does not currently impact students' funding or scholarship payments. Details of the application process are available here.
Expanded Research Designations for Graduate Students
The ExpandedResearch Designation (ERD) enables some time-sensitive research to continue that did not meet the Critical Research criteria. Graduate students who cannot make adequate progress without access to crucial research and creative spaces on campus or in the field or community may be approved for an ERD. Graduate students interested in having ERD status should communicate with their supervisors, and must be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Learn more.
COVID-19 Information for Graduate Students Please monitor the FGS COVID-19 information page for updates and information affecting graduate students.
June 17- End of classes for Spring session, last day to withdraw from a course. June 19-23- Exams