Mentor-Student Guide


            A.  Registration

            B.  Classes/Sample Curriculum

            C.  Cognitive Psychology Requirement

            D.  Statistics and Research Design

            E.  Emphasis in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

            F.  Emphasis In Quantitative Methods

            G.  Master’s Degrees

                        i.  Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology

                        ii. Master of Public Health

            H.  UC San Diego Cognitive Sciences Interdisciplinary Program

            I.   Grades

            J.   Transcripts

            K.  Change in Major Area of Study

            L.  Waiving and/or Challenging Courses

            M.  Grievances

            N.  Grounds for Dismissal

            O.  Student Records


Program Requirements

            A.  Program Milestone Checklist/Timelines

            B.  Guidance Committee

            C.  Second Year Project

            D.  Comprehensive Exams

                        i.   Clinical Comprehensive Exam

                        ii.  Behavioral Medicine Comprehensive Exam

                        iii. Experimental Psychopathology Comprehensive Exam

                        iv.  Neuropsychology Comprehensive Exam

            E.  Dissertation

                        i.  Dissertation Committee

                        ii.  3-Paper Dissertation Option

                        iii.  Dissertation Proposal

                        iv.  Writing the Dissertation

                        v.  Final Dissertation Defense

                        vi. Dissertation Submission Guidelines

            F.  Advancement to Candidacy

            G.  Internship

            H.  Commencement

            I.   After Graduation

Financial Information

            A.  Student Funding/Stipends

            B.  Tuition and Fees

            C.  Establishing Residency

            D.  International Students

            E.  Financial Aid

            F.  Incentive Awards & Program Support

            G. Travel Funds

Professional Issues

            A.  Ethical Standards/Professional Behavior

            B.  Where Do You Go When You Have a Problem, Question, Concern, or Complaint?

            C.  Policy on Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

            D.  Representation of Your Affiliation

            E.  Web Page and Blog Policy

            F.  Membership in APA

            G.  Outside Employment

            H.   Requests to Spend Time Off-Site


            A.  Research Experience

            B.  Human Subjects/IRB

Clinical Practicum

            A.  Practicum Placements

            B.  Contracts for Supervision

            C.  Tracking Clinical Hours

            D.  Practicum Grades

            E.  Policy on Working with Diverse Clients/Patients

Teaching Experience

            A.  Procedures

            B.  Prerequisites

JDP Student Awards

Student Life

            A.  Health Services/Insurance

            B.  Student Housing

            C.  Vacations

            D.  Leave of Absence

Practical Information

            A.  ID Cards

            B.  Keys

            C.  Mailboxes

            D.  E-Mail Accounts

            E.  Change of Address

            F.  Parking

            G.  Libraries

            H.  Copier Use

JDP Forms

            A.  JDP Form 2

            B.  JDP Form 3

            C.  JDP Form 4

            D.  JDP Form 5

            E.  Second Year Project Cover Sheet

            F.  Dissertation Proposal Defense Announcement

            G.  Dissertation Defense Announcement

            H.  Spring Student Evaluation

            I.   Individual Development Plan (IDP)

            J.   MPH Interest Form