Graduate Handbook

"Being a graduate student is like becoming all of the Seven Dwarves. In the beginning, you're Dopey and Bashful. In the middle, you're usually sick (Sneezy), tired (Sleepy), and irritable (Grumpy). But at the end, they call you Doc, and then you're Happy." —Ronald T. Azuma

Note: Click here for an pdf version of the Graduate Handbook and here for the 2016-2017 edition.

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Introduction

Welcome to the Computer Science Department at The University of Iowa. This handbook contains general information, degree requirements, and departmental rules and regulations for students pursuing (or wishing to pursue) a graduate degree in our department. It is a supplement to the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College and the General Catalog, published by The University of Iowa Registrar's Office. These documents as well as other, more general, information about The University of Iowa are available on the Web at https://uiowa.edu, the University's main website.

The information contained herein applies to students matriculating in Fall 2017. Students entering the graduate program prior to Fall 2017 are held to the degree requirements in force at the time of matriculation. For information about those requirements, please consult the previous versions of this handbook, available in the CS Department Office, 14 MacLean Hall.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. The university also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to university facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA, 52242‐1316, 319‐335‐0705 (voice), 319‐335‐0697 (TDD), diversity@uiowa.edu.

Administrative Staff

Department Chair:
Professor Alberto Segre
14G MLH
319-335-1713
alberto-segre@uiowa.edu

Departmental Administrator:
Catherine Till
14F MLH
319-335-0746
catherine-till@uiowa.edu

Director of Graduate Studies:
Professor Sriram Pemmaraju
101G MLH
319-353-2956
sriram-pemmaraju@uiowa.edu

Academic Services Coordinator:
Sheryl Semler
14E MLH
319-335-0707
sheryl-semler@uiowa.edu

Admin Services Coordinator:
Matthieu Biger
14 MLH
319-335-0713
matthieu-biger@uiowa.edu

 

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