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Graduate Program

Bourns Hall
Graduate Student Affairs Officer

Adrienne Thomas
(951) 827-2859

Faculty Graduate Advisor (Admissions)

Juchen Guo, Associate Professor 

Faculty Graduate Advisor (Enrolled)

Ian Wheeldon, Professor 


Graduate Program Resources

Faculty Advisor Selection Form

All first year students are required to complete the Faculty Advisor Selection Form in order to have a faculty mentor approved for them. Students must select three different advisors on the form as it is not guaranteed that you will get your first choice. The Graduate Committee will convene in December to determine selections with notifications sent before the end of December.

Advisor Selection Form

Advancement to Candidacy

In normal time to degree progress, students advance to candidacy prior to the start of their third year. Please see the informational guides below for additional information.