Graduate College Staff

The Graduate College aims to provide leadership and service to graduate students and faculty. Our office monitors the performance of all graduate students and is responsible for other functions related to graduate studies like tuition waivers, fellowships, recruiting, retention, and graduation. Click here for the Graduate College Staff contact information.

Graduate Faculty

Only persons holding an appointment to the Graduate Faculty may teach graduate courses, and serve or chair masters committees or doctoral committees. This page offers a description of Graduate Faculty status, a list of Graduate Faculty by name or department, the Graduate Faculty Charter, and Graduate Faculty Forms.


Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is the governing body for all policies relating to Graduate Education on the Norman Campus. The Graduate Council exercises the general legislative and academic authority of the graduate faculty, makes recommendations on all new proposed graduate programs, establishes policies and standards for graduate curricula. Read more...

Department Contacts

Look here to find contact information for deans, graduate liaisons, and program directors by department. If you are not sure who to contact, please call the Graduate College at 405-325-3811.

Graduate Enrollment Management (GrEM) Project

The Graduate Enrollment Management Pilot Project includes three phases: collaborating with graduate programs to effectively manage graduate student enrollment, provide students with a quality graduate experience, graduate them in a timely fashion, and help them locate jobs consistent with their career goals.

English Assessment Program

If your native language is not English, and if you expect to hold any instructional position at the University, you'll want to know about our program. The English Assessment Program administers language proficiency tests leading to Certification of Proficiency in English.

Graduate Student Senate (GSS)

The GSS is the official voice of the graduate student body at OU. Together with the Undergraduate Student Congress (USC), the GSS helps allocate student fees to all student organizations and awards Research and Conference grants to graduate students. GSS, along with the USC comprises the legislative branch of the student government.

OU Board of Regents

The official governing body of The University of Oklahoma is the Board of Regents, composed of seven citizens appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the State Senate. Each Regent serves a seven-year term.

Oklahoma State Regents

With a current enrollment of more than 236,000 students, the state system is comprised of 25 colleges and universities and 10 constituent agencies and one higher education center. The State System is coordinated by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and each institution is governed by a board of regents.

Council of Graduate Schools

CGS is the only national organization in the United States that is dedicated solely to the advancement of graduate education and research. The CGS's mission is to advance graduate education in order to ensure the vitality of intellectual discovery and to promote an environment that cultivates rigorous scholarship.




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