Grad Corner

Virtual Orientation

> Powerpoint slides, Plant Pathology (Aug. 20, 2020)


CFAES Library Presentations, grad orientation

Part 1 (29 min)  
Part 2 (37 min)

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:


> Plant Pathology Graduate Handbook 2019 (pdf)

Graduate School > Graduate School Handbook (website)

Student Affairs > Code of Conduct

Gradforms >
> Gradforms Help page

Acronyms and Terms (Word)

Plant Pathology Graduate Program

Graduate Timeline (Word)

> Form 1 - classes and project proposal (Word)

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

> Form 4 - Student accomplishments (Word)

General information

Graduate Minors

Computer and Technology (including OSU e-mail) > Office of the Chief Information Officer

OARDC Wooster campus website

Resources for Students

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

Understanding your statement of account

Graduate School - Advising Best Practices

Code of Student Conduct 

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
AU and SP - Minimum 8 for GRAs, 12 for Fellows, Maximum is 18 credits
SU - 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