Graduate Student Information
The information gathered here is for current and prospective graduate students.
- Academic Program
- This section includes information about the M.S./Ph.D program, a list of course offerings, webpages for individual courses, and the "Learning Outcomes Assessment Plans".
- Prospective Students
- This section includes information specifically geared toward prospective students.
- This wiki is written by and for the department's graduate students and deals with all aspects of grad student life. Some of the material is of interest to prospective students.
- Fellowships and Awards
- This page lists fellowships and other awards of possible interest to Astronomy students.
- Diversity Information
- Departmental groups and information promoting diversity in astronomy.
- Statement of Expectations
- This is an official statement of mutual expectations between the UMD Department of Astronomy and its graduate students.
- The Terrapin Astronomical Society (AstroTerps) is a student organization devoted to sharing the knowledge and joy of astronomy and astronomical events. Most of the members are undergraduates, but graduate students are welcome to join.
- Writing Resources for Graduate Students
- This is a Graduate School website designed to help graduate students improve the quality of their writing, including grant proposals, public speaking, LaTeX info, etc.