The Faculty of Graduate Studies sets the rules for graduate students to follow at Dalhousie University. These rules are found in the Dalhousie University Graduate Calendar, available online and from the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office (3rd Floor, Arts and Administration Building) or at the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The information contained in this booklet is designed to help students understand the rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to graduate studies in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology.
In addition this booklet will provide graduate students and faculty with a description of specific procedures and degree requirements for graduate study in Microbiology & Immunology at Dalhousie University. Unusual situations may require some individual modifications to be made through discussions with supervisors and supervisory committees. Any modifications will be subject to approval by the Department.
The Department provides support and counseling for graduate students through a standing committee of the department, the Graduate Studies Committee. Students are welcome to contact the Graduate Coordinator, or the Associate Coordinator. There is also administrative support provided by the Graduate Secretary, who students can contact for advice and clarification of these terms.
It is the responsibility of each student to familiarize themselves with the Faculty of Graduate Studies Regulations each year. The procedures outlined herein will apply to all graduate students registering for the first time. They will continue to apply in subsequent years. Any further revisions will apply only to students whose programs start after the date of the revision.