The Graduate College provides central support and leadership to serve, oversee, and advance all aspects of the graduate enterprise at the University of Arizona.
In providing central support and leadership, the Graduate College has a threefold mission:
- People, Processes and Programs – Our mission is built upon a foundation of Service to prospective and current graduate students, faculty/staff, academic programs and colleges, and central administrative units. Principal activities include essential central administrative and IT services for program admissions, degree progress and certification, fellowship awarding, assistantship contracting, financial services and human resources;
- Policies and Performance – We provide a core layer of Oversight to ensure quality and consistency in graduate program function concerning academic policies, administrative procedures and curriculum, as well as institutional research, assessment and Academic Program Review support for management of graduate program performance;
- Promotion – Our highest commitment is Advancement of the overall graduate enterprise that includes advocating for graduate education and research, furthering diversity, interdisciplinarity and integrity, and helping to provide and facilitate student financial support from a range of sources.