Current Graduate Students

Graduate Degrees

Student in LabThe Department of Chemistry graduate program offers several degree options, such as a PhD, Master's Degree in the Teaching of Chemistry, a JD/MS Degree, as well as a certificate option. Explore our Graduate Degrees in Chemistry.

If you are not a current graduate student and you are interested in applying to our chemistry graduate program, go to the graduate admissions page.


Navigating the Graduate Program (How-To Guide)

For a step-by-step guide to many of the processes that graduate students must deal with on a regular basis including: registration, advisor selection, leaves of absence, petitions, prelims, ORP, final defense, etc. please refer to our Navigating the Graduate Program (How-To Guide).



Current graduate students of the Department of Chemistry can find information about emergency loans, counseling services, and other useful links on the Graduate Student Resources page.

Springborn Fellowship Program

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce the addition of our new Springborn Fellowships in Chemistry.  The Springborn Fellowship is generously provided by Dr. Robert and Mrs. Carolyn Springborn, and is among our most competitive of fellowships.  This prestigious fellowship provides funding for both current PhD students as well as Postdoctoral researchers.

Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program

A fuller understanding of virtually all living systems at the molecular level has lead to revolutionary changes in the fields of chemistry and biology and has rendered transparent the boundary between them. Click here to learn about the Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program.

Graduate Student Organizations

Studetns in Class The Department of Chemistry has a variety of student organizations to connect students with supportive groups as well as encourage outreach and collaboration beyond the laboratory.