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  • Prospective Graduate Student - Department of Animal Science Graduate Program Note: Students who apply to the ANSC Graduate Program MUST indicate a preferred advisor on their application or the application will not be reviewed. Applicants should visit ANSC faculty bio pages and identify a faculty advisor based on the advisor’s research area.  Please contact preferred advisor to be sure they are currently accepting graduate students.



             -Graduate Assistant Leave Policy

GA Leave Summary: It is very important to note that GA’s are expected to work for their full appointment period. Time off or leaves of absence during an appointment period are governed by two separate articles in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University and the GEU-UAW.  First, time off during academic break periods (for example, when classes are not in session) is governed by Article 10 (Workload).  Leaves of Absence during all other periods of time during the appointment period is governed by Article 15 (Leaves of Absence). View link above to learn more about Short-Term Absences (3 days or less), Non-Parental Extended Leave of Absences (4 or More Days), and Maternity Leave.     


  • 2016-2017 Graduate Student Annual Report Form (Will be posted in late spring 2017)


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