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Handbook of Supervision and Examination (Applicable to students admitted prior to Fall 2014)
Important Notice

This section is only applicable to students who were admitted prior to Fall 2014. Such students who are admitted prior to Fall 2014 may choose to have their theses and thesis examinations conducted under the regulations stipulated in this section or the new thesis and thesis examination regulations. For more information, visit: http://grad.ucalgary.ca/current/managing-my-program/examinations

Students who are admitted for Fall 2014 and beyond, refer to the new Thesis and Thesis Examination Regulations and Handbook of Supervision and Examination for New Students for more information.

Preamble

This handbook contains the rules, guidelines and procedures of the Faculty of Graduate Studies that pertain to the administration of graduate programs and to the appointment of graduate supervisors. While the rules are stated in fixed or absolute terms, it is intended that they be administered with some degree of flexibility and, to that end, the Dean of Graduate Studies and his/her designates are empowered to grant exceptions, extensions and variances, upon written request and explanation. Requests, whether from students or faculty members, should be made over the signature of the Graduate Program Director of the program concerned.

The Head of a Department, Director of an interdisciplinary program or, in the case of non-departmentalized faculties, the Dean of the Faculty, is responsible for graduate programs. However, this responsibility is normally delegated to a Graduate Program Director. In this document, for the sake of clarity in describing common practice, the Graduate Program Director is referred to as the person responsible for the graduate program.

Please note that in this document “the Dean” refers to the Dean of Graduate Studies unless otherwise noted. The Handbook of Supervision and Examination is published as part of the Graduate Calendar. Changes made to the regulations during the year are indicated in the official online Calendar.