Mentor and Advisor Awards

Outstanding Thesis
Advisor Award

Recognizing thesis advisors who have demonstrated a high level of interest in and expectation for their students. These faculty members have shown continued dedication to both thesis productivity and thesis quality.

Note: Candidates for this award are not nominated by students; candidates are identified by the Graduate College. Students who wish to nominate their thesis advisor for an award should submit a nomination form for the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award.

Outstanding Graduate
Mentor Award

Recognizing faculty members who have taken an active role in students’ graduate pursuits. Selected by Graduate Student Senate.

Spring nomination and submission deadline. See the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award page for nomination process details. 

Excellence in Graduate Advising Award

Recognizing outstanding academic advising at the graduate level.

Fall nomination and submission deadline. See the Award for Excellence in Graduate Advising page for nomination process details.