Department of Physics and Astronomy Forms

These forms are presented in the most common chronological order of use. Forms not directly available from this page are accessed through the Physics Graduate LEARNing Community. Go to Content and then Forms. The form you need will be there.

  • Advisory Committee Appointment Form
    • must be approved before a committee meeting is scheduled
    • to be completed within first 6 months of studies
  • MSc Committee Meeting Report Form
    • must occur at least once per year
    • request room and Skype if necessary from Physics Grad Office
    • Form can be found on our LEARN site under FORMS
  • PhD Committee Meeting Report Form
    • must occur at least once per year
    • request room and Skype if necessary from Physics Grad Office
    • Form can be found on our LEARN site under FORMS
  • Graduate Reading Course Request Form
    • to be completed at start of term
  • Nanotechnology Seminar Requirement Form
    • only for students in the Nanotechnology specialization
    • completion required for graduation
  • Quantum Information Seminar Requirement Form
    • only for students in the Quantum Information specialization
    • completion required for graduation
  • Request for Comprehensive Examination Committee
    • must be submitted and approved before the exam takes place
    • review the committee member composition carefully!
    • must log in with WATIAM credentials to complete
    • when selecting examination time, note that your committee will join you 2 hours later!
  • Nomination of External Examiner Form (PhD students only)
    • submitted four months before defense date
    • must be at arm's length!
  • Thesis Defence Request Form
    • complete to schedule a MSc or PhD defense
    • complete only when dates and times are confirmed with committee members
    • no defenses during Thesis Blackout: August 17 - September 4 and December 16 - January 6
    • must log in with WATIAM credentials to complete
    • to request a room (PHYS 308, 352 or 374) for defense email physicsgradoffice@uwaterloo.ca
    • once defense is confirmed, the date, time or place cannot be changed!!

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