Graduate and Professional Degree Program Approval Process

Propose a New Graduate or Professional Degree Minor

Graduate minors do not need additional action beyond the GAC.

The IUPUI Graduate Office must receive new graduate and professional degree proposals for review at least two (2) weeks prior to the next regularly scheduled Graduate Affairs Committee meeting.  Please check the meeting schedule posted on the website.

  • IUPUI New Graduate or Professional Minor Proposal Form

    Fill out the IUPUI Graduate Minor Form and submit it to Dezra Despain and Dr. Janice Blum no later than two (2) weeks prior to the GAC meeting.

    Required Items


    Graduate Minor Form
    IUPUI Graduate Office

  • Graduate Affairs Committee (GAC)

    The Graduate Affairs Committee (GAC) meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month between the  months of August through May with the exceptions of September and December. In order for the proposal to be reviewed by the GAC, it must be received by the IUPUI Graduate Office no later than two (2) weeks prior to the GAC meeting.

    Any questions about the GAC can be directed to Dezra Despain or Dr. Janice Blum


    Graduate Affairs Committee Meeting Dates

  • What Happens Next

    The IUPUI Graduate Office will notify the IUPUI Registrar where it will be assigned an SIS code.