Ph.D. Student Guide

This guide describes the process for obtaining the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in EECS.  The PhD Flowchart below provides an overview of the necessary steps you will need to take before getting your Ph.D. Please contact the Staff Graduate Advisors (EE: Shirley Salanio, shirley@eecs.berkeley.edu, 217 Cory Hall / CS: Jean Nguyen,  367 Soda Hall) to obtain any forms and additional information, or if you have any questions.

The complete set of EECS policies and procedures can be found in the Graduate Handbook.

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When you have found a Research Advisor and no longer have a temporary one, you must notify the Staff Graduate Advisor to update the database. No forms or paperwork required.