The Graduate School advocates for and develops graduate education at UNC Charlotte, while also providing administrative and evaluative support to ensure excellence. Among its most important roles is the support to colleges in attracting, enrolling and guiding students toward a quality graduate education and a fulfilling career. That includes leadership in shaping graduate education to meet ever-changing needs, and guidance, encouragement and resources to help students stay on track toward graduation.
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Members of the graduate faculty at UNC Charlotte have distinguished themselves both as teachers and as leaders – in the lecture hall and through their research. Graduate faculty are appointed by departmental leadership and usually serve a three-year term. For more information contact Annette Parks in the Graduate School.
Graduate Program Directors (GPDs) are selected by their academic department or program from among tenured or tenure-track graduate faculty and are responsible for the administration of the graduate program(s) in their department. GPDs serve as the primary point of contact with the Graduate School. News, information and advising tools for GPDs can be found at GPDNet.
Alert the Graduate School to a change in Graduate Program Director (GPD) or affiliate program member, by submitting a change form.
Recruitment & Admissions
The Graduate School serves as a liaison to all prospective graduate students, processing applications and providing the support they need for a smooth start to their graduate education. Visit Recruitment & Admissions on the left side of this page for more information.
Faculty and staff advisors are an integral part of student success at the master’s and doctoral levels. The Graduate School provides resources and tools on this website to help make planning and tracking academic progress manageable.
Through its Center for Graduate Life and Learning, well-educated students become well-rounded graduates with the leadership, cultural and communication skills to enable them assume productive roles on the job, whether they pursue a career in business or academia.
Explore the links to the left for more information.
Educause (Technology-based service delivery analysis and reports)
UNC Info Center (Downloadable reports, data tables and interactive data tools)
SEANC (State employees' association)