Student Forms and Documents

Student Guidelines to Forms for Documenting Progress (PDF)
This table provides a holistic overview of the various forms that students must submit in order to maintain satisfactory academic progress and graduate on time. Students should reference this document every academic year, complete the action items listed for that year, and contact their Program Administrator or Director of Graduate Studies with questions or concerns.

BCDB Student Timeline (PDF)
This table provides additional details about a typical student timeline in the BCDB program. Students should meet the requirements on time and turn in any related paperwork promptly to the Program Administrator. The BCDB Handbook provides additional, pertinent details for each milestone.

Forming a Committee
LGS Dissertation Committee Instructions and Forms
(Note: for Laney Graduate School forms, "DGS / Director" is the Program Director, not the DGS)

GDBBS Adjunct Faculty Added to Committees
Adjunct Faculty Memo Template – Outside Reader (DOCX)
(Use this memo template when adding a GDBBS Adjunct Faculty Member to your dissertation committee. Note that adjunct members do not count toward the minimum number of committee members)

Committee Meetings
BCDB Individual Development Plan (IDP) Slides
BCDB Dissertation Committee Meeting Summary and Progress Report Form (DocuSign)

Students should visit Professional Development Support (PDS) Funds for guidelines on how to apply for PDS funds from the Laney Graduate School. In addition to the Laney Graduate School requirements,  the Graduate Division requires that students present their work at the conference in order to be eligible for funds. Students should read all of the information so they understand the policies and procedures.  

For more information see:
Laney Graduate School Travel Info
Registering for International Travel
Laney Graduate Student Council (offers some student travel grants)

Wellness and Support Resources
This guide provides an overview of services and resources available to Emory students related to health, wellness, and a variety of individual needs.

Academic Support Resources
This guide is designed to help students, faculty members, and staff identify supportive resources to assist students with their academics.

Accommodations Support Guidance

Emory University Student Hardship Fund

LGS Emergency Loan Application Form

LGS Withdrawal, Leave of Absence, and Parental Accommodation Forms