Carnegie Mellon University

Doctoral Student Status Policy

The policy should be reviewed in its entirety on-line: http://www.cmu.edu/policies/student-and-student-life/doctoral-student-status.html

Doctoral Student Status Policy is a series of policies that set forth a definition of All But Dissertation (ABD) status, time limits on doctoral candidacy status, a definition of in residence and in absentia status for ABD candidates and the tuition charged for candidates in residence and candidates in absentia.