Handbooks and Other Important Resources

Student and Faculty Handbook 

Post-doc Handbook

Immunology Lab Report forms can also be found on the forms, forms, forms page (see left).

PIBS Rotation Evaluation form

Thesis Committee Form can also be found on the forms, forms, forms page (see left).

Immunology Academic Expectations and Dismissal policy. (see below)

Science Career IDP (Individual Development Plan) - can be found on the forms, forms, forms page (see left).

Rackham Policy Procedures and Forms - Academic policies and procedures for master's and doctoral students.

Academic and Professional Resources - People, offices, and tools that can help you thrive academically and professionally.

Rackham Help and Support - Resources to assist you if you encounter academic or personal challenges or problems.

Rackham Graduate Student Success - Programs, services, activities, professional development, and social events that support graduate student academic achievement from the early recruitment stages, during the transition and adjustment to graduate school, through final placement. Click here for additional resources - including the ScienceCareers Individual Development Plan.

Student Community Resources - Grad parents, disabilities, international students, LGBTQ, multicultural, veterans. Click here for Science Related student groups.

Writing Your Thesis Dissertation - Guidelines, deadlines, procedures and forms for each step of the doctoral degree process.

Preparing for Graduation - Information about the ceremonies that celebrate the achievements of the Graduate School's master's and doctoral recipients.

UM Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)-This is a great resource for students looking for help, advice or counseling on almost any subject matter

Mental Health Resources - Be Well!

UM Core Facilities-Check out this link for access to the numerous core facilities at Michigan and how to contact the directors for help.

UM Expertise Database-Use this database to search for other investigators at Michigan with expertise in a topic or technique that you are looking for.

Certificates and Dual Degrees - In addition to the Curriculum, a major advantage of PIBS is the opportunity to enroll in a number of certificate programs made possible through the Rackham Graduate School, or to pursue a dual degree. Students who choose to augment their studies with a certificate or dual degree from a participating school within the University of Michigan find that doing so not only enhances their education, but also increases their marketability.

School of Public Health Graduate Certificates in Risk Science and Human Health - Designed to equip students from various backgrounds with a basic understanding of how to begin addressing increasingly complex human health risk in a rapidly changing technological, social, economic, and political landscape. No additional fees are required by the Certificate and doctoral students who are able to complete the requirements using their elective courses will not incur any additional costs.

Graduate Student Taxes Info - "How to Prepare Your Grad Student Tax Return"

Program Description for NIH F series applications (attached below)

Description of Responsible Conduct of Research Training for fellowship applications (see RCR training attached below)

Preparing a fellowship or K grant application...see powerpoint slide deck below updated 8/23/17 and fellowship F31 application checklist.  I also attach the additional certification form, the fellowship directions, the NIH page limits and an example of the critique template for reviewers so you will see how your grant will be evaluated.