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CCI Graduate Student Criteria

CCI Graduate Student

and CCI Affiliated Graduate Student Criteria

28 December 2016

 

Background: The following criteria were developed through meetings involving: CCI Administration (director, associate director, assistant director), CCI Policy Advisory Committee, and CCI Graduate Student Committee; followed by meetings and discussions with CCI faculty, staff and graduate students.

The criteria stated in this document apply to graduate students entering as of 1 July 2017.  All graduate students entering prior to this date should adhere to the criteria for graduate student status, responsibilities and privileges in effect at the time they entered CCI. 

 

 “CCI Graduate Student” Criteria

  1. The student’s faculty advisor is affiliated with CCI or special permission is granted by CCI (see Mode #2 below).
  2. The student’s financial support and/or graduate appointment paperwork is handled by CCI administration and/or the student has switched from an affiliated position (see below).
  3. The student commits to enroll in the 3 required introductory courses outlined in the CCI Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Climate Studies (ERS 542 Atmosphere, Ocean, Ice and Climate Change (3 credit hours); ANT 510/BIO 510 Climate, Culture, and the Biosphere (3 credit hours); and INT 500 Interdisciplinary Applications of Climate Science or a substitute approved by the CCI Graduate Student Coordinator (3 credit hours).  Any changes to the foregoing requirements must be approved by the CCI Graduate Student Coordinator.
  4. The student must submit a Borns Symposium mini-paper and will attend and participate in the following CCI sponsored events whenever possible: 
      a. the CCI Ice Breaker Event
      b. the CCI field trip
      c. the Borns Symposium including presentation of either an oral “paper” or a poster
  5. The student is eligible to apply for Churchill Exploration Travel Funds.

 

“CCI Affiliated Graduate Student” Criteria

Mode #1

  1. The student’s faculty advisor is affiliated with CCI.
  2. The student is encouraged to participate in CCI sponsored events (see above) with mandatory submission of a CCI mini-paper and involvement in the Borns Symposium whenever possible assuming their advisor agrees that their work is associated with CCI.
  3. The student is not eligible to apply for Churchill Exploration Travel Funds.
  4. The student has the option to switch to regular CCI graduate student status with permission from the CCI Graduate Student Coordinator.

Mode #2

  1. The student’s faculty advisor is not affiliated with CCI.
  2. The student requests permission to join CCI from the CCI Graduate Student Coordinator.
  3. The student may participate in CCI sponsored events.
  4. The student is encouraged to participate in CCI sponsored events (see above) with mandatory submission of a CCI mini-paper and involvement in the Borns Symposium whenever possible.
  5. The student is not eligible to apply for Churchill funds.


 

 

 
 

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