Academic Resources

RLL Grad Student Handbook (PDF)

Departmental policies for graduate students.

Dissertation Checklist (PDF)

Timeline to assist students as they progress throughout their degrees. Checklist with active links available in Grad Tools.

Candidacy Requirements (PDF)

Department of Romance Language and Literature requirements for achieving candidacy.

Candidacy Deadlines

Rackham candidacy deadlines for the current academic year

Dissertation Committee Form

After candidacy is approved, a dissertation committee form should be submitted to Rackham.

Dissertation Format Guidelines

Rackham guide to formatting an abstract and dissertation.

Pre and Post Defense Meetings

Rackham doctoral requirements & pre- and post-dissertation defense meetings.

Schedule a Pre-Defense Meeting

You must attend a group pre-defense meeting within 2 weeks of your defense.