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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

The MSU College of Engineering takes seriously the responsibility to train students in the responsible conduct of research. All graduate students within the College are required to participate in appropriate RCR training each academic year. As of Fall 2021, the process for completing and recording RCR training has changed.

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Annual report

All graduate students in the MSU College of Engineering are required to submit an annual report each year once they have completed at least 9 credits as a graduate student.

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Course/Program plans via GradPlan

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Doctoral candidate information form

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For assistance contact with graduate student handbooks, contact the graduate program coordinator.

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Engineering graduate students are also encouraged to reach out to Katy Colbry (, assistant dean for graduate student services, for confidential support and advice.