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Qualifying Exam Information

Qualifying Exam Application and Report can be found here.

Once these forms are filled out (all signatures required), they will need to go to Graduate Services at gradservices@ucmerced.edu. Graduate Division will notify you once the forms are processed.  You can then request the link to the Advancement to Candidacy Form. Please request the link from your Graduate Student Coordinator.

The Advancement to Candidacy is a separate online form that has a $90 fee. If you have passed your qualifying exam but have not advanaced to candidacy, contact your Graduate Student Coordinator.