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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology


Grad Corner

Plant Pathology Graduate Program

Presentation slides (M Lewandowski) 9/1/2023 (pdf)

Asking Good Questions handout (Word)

Virtual Orientation Resources

> Introduction and orientation PPT slides from 8_18_2023 (pdf)

See e-mail from Monica for > Zoom recording from 8_18_2023

> Good Things to Know (pdf)

> Plant Pathology Graduate Handbook 2023 (pdf)

> MS and PhD Curriculum Sheets (pdf)

Graduate School > Graduate School Handbook (website)

Graduate Timeline (Word)


Forms 1, 3 and 4

> Form 1 - classes and project proposal (Word)
(Note: Form 2 is for planning change from M.S. to Ph.D. and is now processed through a Grad Admissions process)

> Form 3 - Student Evaluation, Goal Setting and Progress (Word)

> Form 4 - Student accomplishments (Word)

Grad resources

Reduction in Bias article (ACS) pdf

2023-2024 > Academic calendar (pdf)


If off campus, use off-campus sign-in to access electronic sources, journals
Some e-books (some textbooks) available through the library catalog

Tutorials for using the library catalog:


Student Affairs > Code of Conduct

Gradforms >
> Gradforms Help page

General information

Graduate Degree Options, Minors, Certificates

Teaching Resources > Drake Institute of Teaching and Learning
Note: Teaching Endorsements in several topics can be completed; Teaching Endorsements can be added to your transcripts

Computer and Technology Help (including OSU e-mail) > Technology and Digital Innovation

CFAES Wooster campus website

Microsoft Office 365: All Ohio State students are eligible for free Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus through Microsoft’s Student Advantage program. Full instructions for downloading and installation can be found at:

Adobe Creative Cloud >

Adobe Creative Cloud access is free to all Ohio State students, faculty and staff. This suite of desktop and mobile apps gives you the tools to create professional videos, photos, websites and more.

Visit the Creative Cloud website and click 'Sign In' in the upper righthand corner. Enter your email address and click continue to finish signing in with your Ohio State credentials.

Graduate School > Advising Best Practices

Graduate School > Graduate Associate Appointment Policies and Procedures

Important > Code of Student Conduct 

Important > Graduate Appointment Policies

Center for Belonging and Social Change (several student cohorts) >

CFAES Graduate Education website >

Equity, and reporting incidents at Ohio

Currently Enrolled Students

How many credits do I take?

For minimum requirements, view this handy guide > For GRAs, Fellows, Full/Part Time

MS and pre-candidacy PhD students on paid graduate appointments:
AU and SP - In Autumn and Spring semesters, enroll in maximum16-18 credits.  Minimum 8 for GRAs, 12 for Fellows. Enroll in Research Credits (7999-MS, 8998-pre-candidacy) with your advisor to bring your enrollment up to the maximum.
SU - In Summer, enroll in the minimum credtis (Minimum 4 for GRAs, 6 for Fellows, Maximum is 8 credits)

Post-candidacy students
AU, SP and SU - Register for 3 credits

What classes should/can I take?

> MS and PhD Core Curriculum - Semester (pdf)
> Plant Pathology Courses

Important Links

University Registrar website (Registration, tuition/fee tables, academic calendar)

IT Resources for Students

Graduate School > Forms, Guidelines and Policy