Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning

Graduate Student Handbook

This page provides links to key information that you will need as you progress through your degree experience.  You will find regulations for both Masters and Doctoral programs below.  For PhD students, there is information on your First Meeting and Qualifying Exam - essential steps as you develop your proposal and undertake your research program.  Links to important information on central services, graduate degree level expectations, and developing relations with your supervisor are also included.

Open TA positions will be posted on our homepage in the Positions Available in the Department block.


Acacdemic Change Form - SGS (pdf, 775kB)

Annual Report Form (pdf, 306kB)

Central Resources and Services (pdf, 586kB)

First Meeting and Qualifying Exam Best Practices (pdf, 163kB)

Fostering Strong Supervisory Relationships: Advice for New Supervisors (pdf, 2.25MB)

Graduate Degree Level Expectations (GDLEs) (pdf, 382kB)

How to Make the Most out of Your Supervisory Relationship: Advice for Graduate Students(pdf, 2.12MB)

Individual Program of Study Form (pdf, 58kB)

MA/MSc Regulations (pdf, 50kB)

Permission to take a course outside of the Department (pdf, 25kB)

PhD Regulations (pdf, 93kB)

TA Evaluation Form Instructions (pdf, 76kB)