Welcome to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa,TPSS graduate program and mahalo for entrusting us with this phase of your learning journey. Please scroll below to find information concerning your graduate study.
Initial advising of all graduate students is performed by the graduate chairman. Prior to this, it is the student’s responsibility to contact an advisor of interest and discuss with the particular advisor if they wish to serve as the chair of their committee. Upon agreement of the advisor to serve as chair of the student’s committee, the advisor will be required to sign all appropriate forms.
TPSS Graduate and Cooperating Faculty members may be selected as an advisor/committee chair. Affiliate Graduate Faculty can serve as members of a graduate committee, but cannot serve as advisor/committee chair or as the university representative of a PhD committee.
Two-thirds of a graduate student committee must be from within the TPSS Graduate, Cooperating, or Affiliate Graduate Faculty list. The remaining one-third of the committee may be an outside member.
In the first semester of study, all graduate students who intended to work in a research laboratory classified as Biosafety Level one or higher are required to have adequate lab training. Students may be required to attend Lab Safety, Radiation Safety, Fire Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Compliance, and/or Hazardous Materials Management training courses. Additional information can be found on the Environmental Health and Safety Office website.
- TPSS Graduate Preliminary Conference Form
- TPSS Graduate Academic Progress Form
- Master of Science Degree – Plan A Chart
- Master of Science Degree – Plan B Chart
- Graduate Program Checklist – Master Degree Plan A
- Graduate Program Checklist – Master Degree Plan B
- Graduate Program Checklist – Doctor of Philosophy Degree