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Graduate Forms and Resources

This page provides a list of resources, both on and off-campus, that current graduate students in the Department of History may find helpful.

Forms and Resources

Graduate Resources

Citation Managers

Graduate Forms

All graduate student forms can be found on the forms page of the UMD Graduate School website.


Language Resources

For Ph.D. students that are required to take language comprehensive exams, you may find these resources helpful.

Graduate Careers and Professional Development

Current students can find a variety of information and resources on supporting and enhancing their career and professional development skills.

Career Planning: Imagine Ph.D.

Non-Academic Career Resources: Versatile Ph.D.

History Graduate Student Association

The University of Maryland History Graduate Student Association (HGSA) exists to foster an intellectual community and share ideas and experiences. The HGSA promotes intellectual exchange both at formal history department events and at informal gatherings of fellow graduate students though parties, meetings, happy hours and a lively listserv.

The HGSA also serves as an advocate for graduate students in issues of administration and faculty decision-making concerning prospective changes to the graduate program. Our most important role is to serve as representatives in the formulation of new graduate policies and to allow the voice and experiences of graduate students to be heard in faculty meetings.

All History graduate students are members and are invited to all events. In addition to hosting this website, the HGSA promotes a graduate colloquium series, in which individual students present their work to the faculty and fellow graduate students.

The HGSA is affiliated with the Graduate Student Government, which serves all UMD graduate students. General meetings are held on a regular basis on the 3rd floor of Francis Scott Key Hall. All members are encouraged to attend.