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Below are links to the various forms and documents that you may download. These might prove useful or necessary to you as a Physics graduate student. Additional forms and application materials can be found on the UT Graduate School site.


CNS Covid-19 Graduate Student FAQs


Physics Graduate Student Handbook, 2021-2022

This document seeks to cover all aspects of the Department from the perspective of graduate students, including: Departmental Organization and Operation (Administrative Offices, Research Support [Facilities, Resources, and Shops], Centers and Research Groups, Other Academic Resources, Tuition Benefits, Insurance, and Grievance Policies); the Graduate Curriculum; Job Responsibilities; Teaching Tips; Health and Safety Resources; the Student Machine Shop Safety Manual; and Sample Forms and Documents. It also contains the official version of the current graduate curriculum in Physics as it applies to those who entered during the years listed on the cover. Please note: We are working toward making past versions of this Handbook available via this website as well.


Handbook Addendum 2021-2022

This Addendum to the Handbook (above) contains an updated version of the Administrative Offices section (2.2) of the Handbook. It was generated in August 2021.


Graduate Student Development Programs & Services

Providing consultations to assists graduate students with teaching and diversity statements, general teaching & learning, teaching prep series, fundamentals for TAs, graduate teaching showcase, and working groups


Teaching Resources for TAs

Resources for TAs provided by the Faculty Innovation Center


Teaching Assistant/Assistant Instructor Job Application

Email the completed TA/AI application to graduate@physics.utexas.edu.  Use the naming convention for your application: SURNAME,FirstName_TAapp_206-209.pdf. 


Qualifying Exam Form

To be filled out in preparation for a Qualifying Exam


Ph.D. Program of Work

Worksheet to be completed along with the online Application for Candidacy


Graduate Research Statement

For use with PHY 390/690 (independent research or study)


Graduate Student Exit Survey

To be filled out when leaving the program.