1. After successful completion of the qualifying examination, Ph.D. candidates should meet with their Thesis Advisory Committee to assess their thesis progress during September to December, every year. The "Progress Report Record form" should be returned to office by December 31 every year.
2. Thesis Advisory Committee consists of at least three committee members (including the thesis Advisors). Appointments and changes of the committee members are determined by the student and his/her thesis advisors.