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Resources for Current Students


Campus and Department Resources for current SLAT students include:


The SLAT Student Association provides mentors for incoming students, plans social events, organizes the yearly SLAT Roundtable each spring, provides professional development and leadership opportunities for students, and advocates for SLAT students across campus. 

The SLAT Graduate Advisor:

All first-year students will need to meet with the Graduate Advisor to plan their initial year of coursework.  Please also meet with the SLAT advisor to determine transfer coursework and prepare your graduate plan of study.

The SLAT Student Handbook:

The Student Handbook contains detailed description of all degree requirements including the necessary steps to take, specialization descriptions, course lists and examination procedures.

Navigating SLAT:

This website details the process all SLAT students navigate while earning their degree. We recommend you view this website with Internet Explorer, Safari, or Firefox for best results.  For now, Chrome does not work for this link.


The master courselist is available on this page, as well as the most recent Fall and Spring semester courses.  During registration, the upcoming semester is list updated periodically.


The forms page provides the documents you need to turn in for your degree progress, both for SLAT and the Graduate College, as well as an overview sheet of all required forms.  You may also find drop/add forms and travel grant applications here.

SLAT Travel:

SLAT provides funding for current students for conference, research and job-search related travel. 


Research on Human Subjects:

Before conducting any research toward a dissertation that involves working with live individuals, all projects must first be evaluated to ensure the rights of the participants are protected. This page covers internal SLAT review procedures and timelines.

Professional Resources:

A brief list of journals, associations, and other resources for upcoming professionals in the field of SLAT.

Dissertation Guidelines

Information and guidelines regarding dissertation options, process, and other useful information for dissertators.

Satisfactory Progress to Degree Checklist

This form allows students to track their progress towards graduation.  It lists each milestone in the SLAT program and when it should be completed.  



Last updated 8 Jun 2017