Graduate Student Resources

Department contacts for Communication MA/PhD students:
– Graduate program supervisor: Prof. Rena Bivens
– Graduate program administrator: Laura Gareau
– Graduate TA mentor (2022-2023): Shanice Bernicky 

Official handbook for Communication MA/PhD students (deadlines, degree requirements, thesis/comprehensive exam guidelines):
Graduate Program Handbook

Thesis requirements for Carleton graduate students:
Thesis guidelines
Thesis checklist
Defence process

Guidelines for applying for external grants
– Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants
↳ Carleton University SSHRC information page
↳ Instructions for PhD students
↳ Instructions for MA students 
– Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) grants
↳ Instructions for PhD and MA students

CGC Anonymous Feedback Form for Graduate Students:

Anonymous feedback form

Unions representing graduate students at Carleton:
GSA (Graduate Students’ Association)
↳ Health/dental insurance plan 
↳ Mike’s Place (Graduate student bar)
↳ Printing services
CUPE 4600 (TA, RA, and contract instructor union)
↳ TA advance info
↳ TA work log

Other services at Carleton:
Health and Counselling Services
International Student Services Office (ISSO)
Therapy dogs on campus
U-Pass (OC Transpo and STO)