Academics The Graduate School strives to provide resources for students to achieve academically and succeed in receiving their degree. The Big PictureGet an overview of the academic path of a graduate student from admission to graduation. Directors of Graduate StudiesEach program has a Director of Graduate Studies to serve as your first contact for questions. GraduationThe goal of graduate and professional students is to graduate having achieved their degree. The Graduate CatalogThe Graduate Catalog provides answers to questions about program requirements and academic policies. Forms CentralThe path to graduation requires to completion of forms to indicate the achievement of important milestones.