Patricia O. McConkey Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

The Office of Academic Programs and Undergraduate/Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Patricia O. McConkey Outstanding Graduate Student Awards/Graduate with Distinction. 

For more information about the McConkey Award, click here.

To complete the submission process, click here.

Federal Graduate Work Study 2019-20

The Graduate Studies Office and the Financial Aid Office are pleased to announce funding for the Graduate Student Federal Work Study Program. Awards of up to $5,000 are available for the 2019-20 academic year for master's students who are eligible for federal work-study. The deadline to submit proposals for Federal Work-Study is April 26th, 2019.

For more information and to complete the submission process, click here.

 *NEW* Thesis Submission Process: Digital Commons @ HSU

When you receive an email with a request to review a thesis/project, follow the link provided in that email and sign in to your account on the Digital Commons @ HSU (BePress) website. From there, you will be able to download the student’s thesis/project, if you would like to look over it. You will be given the option to accept the thesis/project as-is (no revisions), accept with requested revisions, or reject the thesis/project for posting in the current academic term.

Instructions for Committee Members & Graduate Coordinators [pdf]

Student Submission Instructions

Once a thesis/project has been approved by all of the committee members and the graduate coordinator, the Graduate Studies Office will conduct the official format review.

**All committee members and graduate coordinators must approve theses/projects by the deadlines listed below**

Deadlines* for Master's Program Culminating Experience:

Spring 2019 Graduation: May 13, 2019
Summer** 2019 Graduation: July 25th, 2019

*Forms documenting satisfactory completion of theses, projects, and comprehensive examinations are due in Academic Programs/Graduate Studies office by 5 p.m. on the relevant deadline; and approved, archive-ready digital copies of master's theses and projects are due on Digital Commons by the same deadline.
**Summer graduation requires notification to the Office of Graduate Studies before the end of the preceding spring semester.