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In light of the Covid-19 situation,  all UC Davis Spring 2020 course will move to virtual instruction.  As a result, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions until further notice.  At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our administrative staff contact page for further information.

Student Resources

The Department of Linguistics offers numerous advising and student support resources for graduate students.

Mentoring and Advising

Mentoring is an integral part of the graduate experience for graduate students as well as the Department of Linguistics faculty members who advise them.

Handbook and Other Guides

Download and read these important materials prepared for students in the Department of Linguistics graduate program.

Forms for Students

These forms for graduate students can either be filled out online or in Adobe Reader or Acrobat after downloading and saving them to your computer.

Ph.D. Road Map

Here are the steps that doctoral program students should take, along with recommended resources that students should consult in the various phases in pursuit of a doctoral degree: preparation for the qualifying exam; taking the examination; advancing to candidacy; writing your dissertation; and submitting it.

Graduate forms and files