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Current Graduate Students

This page contains resources and information for current Graduate Students in the Department of Geology and Geophysics. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the Graduate Advisor via email or stop the Department of Geology and Geophysics Office in FASB 383.

Degree Requirements, important program deadlines and general information about the graduate program can be found in the Geology and Geophysics Graduate Manual.

Masters Program Checklist

Ph.D. Program Checklist

Graduate students can also find useful information by visiting the University of Utah Graduate School or the Thesis office websites.

Alaska Field Work


Visit the scholarship's page for academic and travel funding opportunites. 

Tuition Benefit Guidelines

Tuition Benefit Forms

  • Tuition benefits will post to students’ tuition bills about a week before the start of the semester.  
  • Students must be enrolled in 9-12 credits.
    • If you drop lower than 9 credit hours, you will loose your tuition benefits.
  • Students must have signed their TBP agreement no later than a week into the semester.
  • If changes to your TBP are made, a new TBP agreement needs to be signed. 

For any questions or concerns, contact the department's Payroll & Payables Coordinator.

All Geology & Geophysics graduate students are eligible to receive full health insurance coverage through the University of Utah’s Graduate Subsidized Health Insurance Program (GSHIP).  Contact to enroll.

Last Updated: 7/12/24