Request for Comprehensive Exam Form

PhD Students

  • Review the process on LEARN or Program Milestones page
  • Ensure your committee meets the following criteria:
    • Two examiners must not be the student’s supervisor(s)

    • At least one examiner must be a regular faculty member of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
    • At least two (**one for PhD students supervised by a Perimeter faculty member**) examiners must hold regular faculty appointments at University of Waterloo
    • Examiners must hold a PhD or equivalent degree
  • You are responsible for finding a time that works with all of your committee members before filling out this form
  • Your committee members must submit their questions and answers to the Graduate Coordinator two weeks prior to the exam date