Get to know the Academic Calendar
The Graduate Academic Calendar is the main contractual document between the student and the University. It is important that new students familiarize themselves with the content of the academic calendar as the requirements to complete your degree are listed there.
Stay in the Loop
The Physics Graduate LEARNing Community puts all of the important dates, policies, procedures, forms, and program administration information in one central location. Use this community to submit forms, find answers, and chat with your peers.
Apply for Awards and scholarships
An important part of every graduate student’s life is applying for funding. To get started, visit our funding and tuition page for more information on guaranteed funding, available scholarships and awards, and tuition fee schedules.
Health and Safety
Health and Safety training is mandatory for all MSc and PhD students. Log on to the UW Health and Safety website and complete the following online courses:
- Employee Safety Orientation (SO1001)
- WHMIS (SO2017)
- Workplace Violence Awareness (S01081)
- Laboratory Safety (SO1010) [only required for students working in labs]
All courses must be completed prior to any lab, key, or TA assignments. It is necessary you review the Health and Safety package provided to you upon your arrival.
Visit our teaching assistantship information page to learn more about this part of our program.