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GRADUATION TO DO LISTS


Graduation To Do List for Arts and Science Physics Majors Graduation To Do for Arts and Science Physics Majors

Graduation To Do List for Engineering Physics Majors Graduation To Do for Engineering Physics Majors


GRADUATION CELEBRATIONS: AWARDS CEREMONY and GRADUATION BREAKFAST


The Undergraduate Studies Office is planning two (2) events which will recognize those Physics and Engineering Physics majors graduating in Spring 2012. These are:

1. UNDERGRADUATE PHYSICS AWARD CEREMONY. Date to be announced.

2. GRADUATION BREAKFAST
When: 9:30-10:30am Sunday June 11, 2012 - the morning of Spring Commencement.
Where: The Atrium of the Physics Research Building.
Who: Graduating Seniors along with their families are invited.
Invitations will be sent early spring 2012.


GRADUATION INSTRUCTIONS


If you have other questions, please call or email Lindsey Thaler or Dr. Richard Hughes for assistance.

Arts and Sciences Physics

  • Fill out the major program form
  • Complete the Graduation Survey (this survey is password protected - contact Lindsey Thaler to get access).
  • Make an appointment with either Lindsey Thaler or Dr. Richard Hughes 2 quarters prior to graduation in order to get your major program form checked and signed (ex: if you're graduating spring quater, make an appointment for early to mid winter quarter).
  • Your GEC's do NOT go on the major program form
  • OPTION SPECIFIC ELECTIVES refers to the courses that you take for your OPTION (A,B,C,D,E, or F) that are NOT Physics courses. ADDITIONAL REQUIRED PHYSICS refers to the Physics courses that you took for your option that are NOT part of the listed CORE REQUIRED PHYSICS. A list of these courses can be found in the table at: http://www.physics.ohio-state.edu/undergrad/bs_physics.php
  • Remember that ALL grades on the major program form MUST be above "C-".
  • The major program form, when complete and signed, will go to the College offices in Denney Hall OR to your Honors advisor.
  • The question, "Have you filed a degree for application?" should have an answer of "NO". This is a prompt to remind you that you need to fill out your degree for application in the College Offices in Denney Hall.

Engineering Physics

  • Fill out the major program form
  • Fill out the College of Engineering graduation application
  • Complete the Graduation Survey (this survey is password protected - contact Lindsey Thaler to get access).
  • Make an appointment with either Lindsey Thaler or Dr. Richard Hughes 3 quarters prior to graduation in order to get your major program form checked and signed (ex: if you're graduating spring quarter, make an appointment for mid to late autumn quater).
Please make sure you complete BOTH the Major Program Form and the Application for Degree from the College of Engineering.

Any petitions for course substitutions will be completed at or BEFORE this time. You may also be contacted by the Undergraduate Studies office, after completing your paperwork, for further details about your postgraduation plans.


COMMENCEMENT LINKS AND DETAILS


For information regarding Commencement, speaker information or where the current quarter graduation ceremony will be held, visit http://commencement.osu.edu.

To change your address, go to http://commencement.osu.edu and follow the appropriate links.

To see your name as listed on university records, go to http://buckeyelink.osu.edu/advising_degree.html and click on advising report. When your advising report appears, your name should be listed at the top.

All students must complete a major program form appropriate for their major. This form accompanies your application for degree which is submitted at your College Office.

THESE FORMS ARE DUE IN THE COLLEGE OFFICES NO LATER THAN THE BEGINNING OF THE TERM YOU WISH TO GRADUATE.


MAJOR PROGRAM FORMS and ENGINEERING COLLEGE GRADUATION INFO

  • MAJOR PROGRAM FORM FOR ASCPHYSICS MAJORS 2011-2012
  • MAJOR PROGRAM FORM FOR ENG PHYSICS MAJORS 2011-2012


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