Doctoral Candidates

Complete the Doctoral Candidate Certification of Future Protocol Submission if all of the following apply:

  1. You are a doctoral candidate seeking to schedule a proposal hearing with the College of Graduate Studies (CGS) for your dissertation;
  2. Your proposed dissertation involves research with any of the following; and
    1. Biohazardous materials
    2. Human subjects
    3. Vertebrate animal subjects
  3. You have not yet submitted the applicable protocol for review to the Office of Research Compliance (ORC).

This form allows ORC to sign CGS’s proposal hearing request in order for your hearing to be scheduled even when a protocol has not yet been submitted. If you have submitted a protocol for review to ORC, do not complete this form.

For questions about the form, contact the Office of Research Compliance.

For questions about the doctoral process, contact the College of Graduate Studies.