Graduate Office Materials


The forms below can be found in hard copy, and returned to the EECS Graduate Office (38-444) for processing/approval.

Current EECS SM and PhD students should use these interfaces for various administrative activities:

TQE, minor, RQE


EECS Communication Lab
Staffed by the EECS Communication Advisors, the EECS Communication Lab offers writing and speaking support for scientists by scientists.
MIT Academic Integrity Handbook
Please be aware of the MIT Academic Integrity Handbook (pdf).
Reference Materials
Please use this handbook of Reference Materials for EECS Graduate Students - especially if you have questions at 3am.
Thesis Proposals
Instructions for preparing Masters and Doctoral thesis proposals.
SM, EE, ECS, and PHD thesis prep
Institute wide thesis Instructions from MIT Libraries, for students preparing SM, EE, ECS, and PHD theses.
Grad Thesis Submission Guidelines
Here is the link to the thesis submission guidelines available at the EECS Graduate Office, 38-444.
The Thesis: SM or PhD
EECS Thesis Proposal and Thesis Preparation, 2015.  Presentation by Prof. Leslie Kolodziejski, EECS Graduate Officer.
Purple Form
Form for advisor selection, used by first-year graduate students to document the initial advising relationship and subsequent changes.
RQE Memo and Application
Please find information on applying for the EECS Research Qualifying Exam; the second step in the doctoral qualification process.
TQE Documents for Students and Graduate Counselors
TQE documents are available through this page: 1. TQE Plan instructions and worksheet (for students), 2. TQE Plan Instructions for graduate counselors and 3. TQE Application CHANGE request.
Minor Requirement
The intent of the minor is to provide a broadening experience, and therefore the minor program field must not be directly related to a student’s research.