These are the most-requested forms by undergraduate and graduate students in EECS.


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This form is required for every graduate student milestone in EECS.

The EECS Graduate Student Affairs Office requests that students complete this form electronically and email it to eecsgrad at

    Open the PDF eForm

Checklists for MS Students

    Completing a coursework-based degree

    Completing a project or thesis

Checklists for PhD Students

     Completing their Qualifier (Admission to Candidacy) or Prospectus

     Finishing their PhD and planning to defend

The EECS department provides travel grants to students in the amount of $300.00 (USD) per calendar year to help defray some of the expenses of participation in academic conferences related to the field of study.  
Download the EECS Travel Grant Application 

In addition you may apply for a $500.00 conference travel grant from TGS. 
Read more about the TGS grant

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Request for Approval to use EECS 399 as design credit in the EE major.

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