Information for Current Students

Doctor of Philosophy in Geosciences (Ph.D):

Master's Degree (MA, MS ) Programs:

Graduate College links:

Financial and Status Issues

  • Full time status requirements
    • 9-10 Credit hour requirement F all/Spring
    • 6 Credit hour requirement Summer
      • Must have an approved Plan of Study
      • Continuous enrollment for prior 12 months
      • Only enrolled in thesis/dissertation credits

RCR – Responsible Conduct of Research Training 

Travel Authorizations - TAR

  • See Bob Briggs (SE 458) for TARs  
  • TAR is required for any travel off campus even if it is at no cost to FAU
  • Any expenses authorized must have back up receipts turned in
  • Blanket TAR can be set up for multiple trips to research sites

TA Contacts 

  • Paycheck – Bob Briggs (SE 458)
  • Tuition Waiver – Bob Briggs
  • TA Scheduling and Assignment Questions – Dr. Hindle
  • Space – Dr. Xie
  • Office and Room Keys – Susan Prince
  • Copy Code – Susan Prince
  • Mailboxes are in SE 411 for Ph.D. students and TAs
  • Supplies are in cabinet in SE 411
  • Department IT support - geohelpdesk@fau.edu