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First Semester Activities

 Contact Person

 Timeline

Notification of adviser and admission into
MS in Dietetics

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Prior to start of
first semester

Provide copy of verification statement and an original final transcript that confers your undergraduate degree

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Within weeks 1-3

Provide copy of Hepatitis B and TB records if available. If not, schedule appointment for Hepatitis B series (first shot – fee)

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator/Health Services

Within weeks 1-3

Attend Graduate School Orientation. Complete and return Graduate School program goals, information card, and release forms

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Within first week

Complete initial advisement appointment
to discuss Study Plan and graduate committee.

Adviser

Within first week

If choosing thesis option, complete required paperwork

Adviser

Prior to mid-semester

Attend Showcase of DI Sites Workshop (fall match) or meeting with DI Coordinator regarding placement (spring match)

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

Attend Dietetic Intern Monthly Meetings

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

Complete and submit Study Plan

 

Complete with Adviser Submit to Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Prior to completion of 12 semester hrs

Second Semester Activities

 

 

If needed, schedule appointment (one month after first shot) for 2nd Hepatitis B series (fee)

Health Service

As appropriate

If needed, schedule appointments for 3 rd Hepatitis B series (one month after 2nd shot - fee) and TB booster. Give a copy to Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Health Service/ Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As appropriate

Review and adjust Study Plan as needed and re-submit

Adviser/Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Within first week of class

Attend Dietetic Intern Monthly Meetings

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

Attend Advocacy/Legislative Day

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

Confirm intent to complete comprehensive exam

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Before

Apply for graduation (fee)

Graduate School

Before last semester of program

Attend DI Orientation. Complete and submit DI Agreement form and DI Manual Orientation form.

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

Complete interview with DI Site Director

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

4-6 weeks prior to the end of semester

Register for appropriate sections of FCS 5981-5984

PAWS online system

See semester schedule

Final Semesters of Activities
(During Internship)

 

 

Submit rotation evaluations to DI Coordinator

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Based on rotation schedule

Email updates and check-in with DI Coordinator

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Bi-monthly

Register for appropriate sections of FCS 5981-5984

PAWS online system

See semester schedule

Schedule and complete written comprehensive exam or thesis document and oral defense

Adviser/Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

Schedule Major Case Study and Wrap-up meeting

DI Site Director/ Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

4-6 weeks prior to program completion

Submit DI Portfolio

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

4-6 weeks prior to program completion

Submit signed copy of Certification of Comprehensive Knowledge to the Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Adviser

4-6 weeks prior to the end of the semester

Exit interview

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

By end of final term