Area-specific transfer of advisors CCAP PHD

CCAP: Additional PhD regulations

Students are assigned a primary advisor (or co-advisors) upon admission. In rare cases a student may wish to change their primary advisor (or co-advisors).  The decision to become a student’s primary advisor (or co-advisor) in this circumstance will be at the discretion of the faculty member(s) being asked to become the student’s primary advisor (or co-advisors). If a faculty member agrees to become the student’s new primary advisor (or co-advisor), then typically a new advisory committee will be constituted under the direction of the newly appointed advisor.  Normally, at least one of the members of the existing advisory committee will continue as a member of the new advisory committee.  The decision to continue as an advisory committee member is at the discretion of the faculty member. As reminder, students can seek feedback from the CCAP representative to the Graduate Program Committee, the Associate Chair, Graduate Program Coordinator, or, if needed, the Department Chair, for support.