Policies & Procedures
Welcome to the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Here you will find university policies, with links to rules, procedures, guidelines, forms and other helpful information for graduate students at the University of Louisville.
General Procedural Information and Policies
Deadlines for Master's and Doctoral Degrees
Guide to the Preparation of Theses and Dissertations
Honorary Degree Guidelines (pdf)
SIGS By-Laws and Minimum Guidelines for Graduate Education (SharePoint site)
Minimum Guidelines for Graduate Education for Individual Units (SharePoint site)
Doctoral Student Resources
Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED)
This site is a major resource for copyright information. It includes the key publications of the copyright office, including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law and to the home pages of other copyright-related organizations; the latest copyright regulations; a link to online copyright records cataloged since 1978.
Special Facilities and Services
Diploma (Office of the Registrar Website) Diplomas will arrive at the Registrar's Office approximately six to eight weeks after the end of each term/semester. A notification will be sent to all graduates when diplomas arrive and are ready to be picked up at the Office of the Registrar, LL33 Houchens Hall, or you may request to have it mailed to you.
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