A number of resources are available for current students, from important information regarding examinations and teaching assistantships to university-wide resources such as the Graduate School, the Office of Residential Life and Housing, and the Academic Year calendar. Additionally, a number of external links are available through the American Physical Society and the Society of Physics Students.

Guide for Graduate Students

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Prior year Guides for Graduate Students


In Brief

Graduate Physics Society

Forms and Documents

Summer Course information

The summer course consists of three three-week segments:

  • PHYS 67001 Review of Physics A:  Mechanics & Thermodynamics (TBD)
  • PHYS 67002 Review of Physics B:  Electromagnetism (TBA)
  • PHYS 67003 Review of Physics C: Quantum Mechanics (TBA)

Each segment is three weeks (minus one day)

Classes are held daily from 9:00 to 11:30 am in Room 184 Nieuwland Science.

Preliminary Examination Dates

Will be announced


Read Preliminary Examination details from The Guide for Graduate Students:  

 4.1 Preliminary Examination  (pdf file)



For Teaching Assistants (TAs)

Fall 2018

        Fall Assignments by TA
        Fall Assignments by Course

Spring 2018

        Spring 2019 Assignments By TA 
        Spring 2019 Assignments By Course

TA Resources

University Resources

External Links