You can only become classified if your advisor submits this form.
Submit Electronically Master's thesis committees are expected to include a thesis chair, second member from within the graduate program, and a third member from outside the home department.
General Instructions and guidelines for committee composition Students are only able to obtain and officially file an Appointment of Thesis Committee/Project Form, listing the names of people who will serve on the thesis committee, after they have been Advanced to Candidacy.
This is a restricted form and may be mailed upon request or picked up by students in the Graduate Division.
Petition for Lecturers, Adjuncts, and Outside Experts Without SDSU Affiliation to Serve on Thesis Committees Embargo Policy Students completing a Final Comprehensive Departmental Exam (Plan B) are required to notify Graduate Affairs once the student passes the exam.
The Report of Final Exam or Thesis Defense form must be submitted to Graduate Affairs by the appropriate deadline.Officially, a student may not sit for an exam or begin their thesis without first being Advanced to Candidacy.This form is submitted online, and must be initiated by your Graduate Advisor.Students must meet with both the new and old graduate advisors (if applicable) to obtain permission.After the student has met with the new and old advisors (if applicable) then the completed form is submitted to Graduate Affairs for processing.Additional members can be included with permission of the thesis chair and graduate advisor.All committee members should be tenure-track or tenured SDSU faculty.This means that they must meet specific requirements (such as completing particular courses, or earning a particular GPA) before their status is changed to "classified".Classified status is required to move forward through the graduate program.You will be redirected to SDSU's Intranet, where you can sign in using your SDSU ID and password.For forms without the Submit Electronically option, please download and complete the PDF version of the form.