Current Students

Current Graduate Student Information

New Student Information

Contact Need help or have questions? Contact: Lori Sisneros, Graduate Program Manager at or by phone at 303-273-3658
New Student Orientation New Student Orientation slides (Fall 2017)
Mailboxes All current graduate students have a mailbox in BB W350
Graduate Student Listserve All current students are subscribed to the ME Graduate Student Listserve - Watch for important messages from Lori Sisneros and the department!
Degree Requirements Degree requirements can be found on the ME webpage under Graduate Students and in the Graduate Catalog

Resources and Information


The Office of Graduate Studies creates and maintains graduate student forms. All forms need to be filled out electronically and then printed. Obtain appropriate signatures and submit to Lori Sisneros for Department Head signature.

Graduate Bulletin The Graduate Catalog provides academic policies and program requirements. This is an important resource for all students.
Department Seminars Department seminars are held on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm. Watch for fliers and email announcements.
Academic Calendar The Academic CalendarPDF versionText only version provides important deadline information enforced by CSM.
Graduate Student Government CSM Graduate Student Government offers many resources to students. Connect with leaders on campus and take advantage of the resources offered.
Registration Policy Please be sure you are following the registration policy outlined within the Graduate Bulletin. The registration policies document PDF versionText only versionprovides a quick reference.
Funded Student Requirements If you are a funded student on an RA or TA contract you must complete several university ethics and training requirements. See the funded students requirements document.PDF versionText only version
MEGN503 All thesis based students (MS Thesis and PhD) must register for the appropriate Research Division section of MEGN503 every semester until they have completed all degree requirements (excluding defense). Non-Thesis students should not register for MENG503. However, students interested in doing research are encouraged to select a Research Division section and attend their scheduled class meetings.
400-level Graduate students can apply 9 credits of 400-level courses toward their degree requirements. In order to register, you must email the Registrar at to have the pre-requisite requirement overridden. 
Fellowships The fellowship document PDF versionText only versionprovides information on outside fellowships applicable to students by program. 
Move to Thesis-based degree How do I move to a MS-Thesis or PhD? To move to a thesis-based degree program, you need to find a permanent advisor willing to support your research interests and to support you financially. You should research the professors in the department to understand what they research to identify where the best fit might be. Then contact the professors who you are interested in working with to discuss potential research and funding opportunities. 


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