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Desire2Learn

Home page: https://d2l.msu.edu/

Helpful Documents in D2L

  • List of BE Graduate Students
  • BE Graduate Student Handbook
  • General Information for BE Graduate Students
  • MS Degree Requirements
  • PhD Degree Requirements
  • Approved Courses for MS Students
  • Approved Courses for PhD Students
  • Doctoral Candidate Informatio Web Form
  • Thesis and Dissertation Format Requirements
  • Thesis and Dissertation electronic Submission
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Training (RCR)
  • MS Documents
  • PhD Documents
  • BAE Scholarships

GradPlan

Home page: https://gradplan.msu.edu/ 

Graduate School

Home page: http://grad.msu.edu/

Funding: http://grad.msu.edu/funding/

Request a graduate application fee waiver: http://www.btaa.org/resources-for/students/freeapp/introduction

Graduate students rights and responsibilities: http://grad.msu.edu/gsrr/

RCR Training:  http://grad.msu.edu/rcr/

Important resources for Graduate students:  https://www.egr.msu.edu/academics/graduate/current-students

Council of Graduate Students (COGS)

Home page: http://cogs.msu.edu/

Office of Registrar

Home page: http://www.reg.msu.edu/

University Calendars: http://www.reg.msu.edu/sitemap.aspx?Group=2

Policies and regulations: http://www.reg.msu.edu/sitemap.aspx?Group=3

Enrollment and registration: http://www.reg.msu.edu/sitemap.aspx?Group=3

Schedule of courses: http://schedule.msu.edu/

Graduation information: http://www.reg.msu.edu/sitemap.aspx?Group=6

Students information (STUINFO): https://stuinfo.msu.edu/Menu.Asp

Transcripts: https://www.reg.msu.edu/Transcripts/Transcript.aspx

College of Engineering

Home page: http://www.egr.msu.edu/

Research Training Tracking System RTTS: https://www.egr.msu.edu/secureresearchcourses/

DECS: http://www.egr.msu.edu/decs/

College of Natural Resources

Home page: http://www.canr.msu.edu/

Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS)

Home page: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/

Orientation: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/orientation/

Travel and visas: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/travel// http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/family/

Comparison between F and J status: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/documents/students/visa_comparisonFJ.pdf (PDF)

Health Insurance: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/health/

Employment: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/employ/

Driver license: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/license.htm

Social Security Number: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/documents/students/SSNhandout.pdf (PDF)

Legal services: http://asmsu.msu.edu/services/legal/

Tax Seminars

Home page: http://www.law.msu.edu/clinics/tax/seminars/

General Information: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/employ/tax.htm

Graduate Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

Home page: http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/3gradinf.htm

OISS: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/financial.htm

MSU Library

Electronic resources: http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/eresources?ref=ql

Statistical Consultation

CSTAT Home page: https://www.cstat.msu.edu/

Recommended Professional Networks

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/

ResearchGate: http://www.researchgate.net/

Career Development 

MyIDP (Individual Development Plan):  http://myidp.sciencecareers.org/

Versatile PhD (Discovering different career paths): https://versatilephd.com/

Council of Graduate Students Reports (Examining a variety of topics of importance in graduate education): http://cgsnet.org/benchmarking/reports

PREP (MSU Graduate School career and professional development model): https://careersuccess.msu.edu/prep

MSU Career Success (Career and professional development needs of graduate students): https://careersuccess.msu.edu/

PhD Career Services: https://careersuccess.msu.edu/PhDCareers

Informational interviews (Pre-arranged discussions with professionals within your desired field or organization): https://careersuccess.msu.edu/content/informational-interviews

Job Search Tools: https://careersuccess.msu.edu/phdcareers/search/tools