Resources for Graduate Students

The Office of Graduate Studies is committed to helping you maximize your graduate experience at TU. Get connected with the opportunities, services and resources you need for success.

Graduate Student Handbook

Created by the Graduate Student Association with support from the Office of Graduate Studies, the Graduate Student Handbook is a directory of on-campus resources for new and continuing graduate students. Here, you'll find information about the myriad of programs and services available to you as a student at TU. You can also explore student resources.

Graduate Catalog

The graduate catalog is the official university resource for all academic policies and procedures for graduate students. Here, you can review program requirements, read course descriptions, check prerequisites, and more.

Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents the graduate student voice on committees across campus. They also offer workshops, research and professional development funds, and other resources to support student success.

Off-Campus Housing

Looking for a place to live off campus? TU’s off-campus housing portal makes it easy to search listings, create and view roommate profiles, and more. 

Opportunities and Awards

Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships are awarded annually to students enrolled in a terminal degree program (Ph.D., MFA) by the Office of Graduate Studies. Additional scholarships are available through the Alumni Association and your academic college.

Graduate Research and Creative Achievement Awards

Graduate program directors nominate their top students to the Graduate Studies Committee on an annual basis for Graduate Research Opportunities and Awards.

Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines

The graduate thesis or dissertation is the culmination of a research-based graduate degree. The Guidelines for Preparing Theses and Dissertations contains detailed guidelines to help you navigate the process from creation to submission.

Graduate Space on Campus

Located on the second floor of Cook Library, the Graduate Reading Room is a dedicated space for quiet study and collaboration. You may access the reading room by swiping your OneCard. If access is not activated, please send your name and TU ID to .

Day graduate student center (PY 205) graduate reading room
(CK 202A) 
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - business hours  8:00 am - 10 pm
Friday 8:00 am - business hours 8:00 am - 8 pm
Saturday - Sunday   12:00 pm - 8 pm

Reading room hours subject to change. Cook library is open 24/7. View current Cook Library hours.

Graduation and Commencement

Once you've completed your degree requirements, you’ll be ready to apply for graduation and celebrate your achievement at commencement.  

Graduate Student Appeals

Need help navigating a difficult situation related to your program of study? Head to graduate appeals.