COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
UMBC is open. The physical campus is closed, but courses are now online and employees are working remotely.
Skip to Main Content

What all advisors need to know

Degree Audit

How to Get to It + Printed Version 

Interim Advisors must fill this out prior to the graduate student choosing a Thesis Chair [around the time of Candidacy].

Thesis Chairs must fill this out just before the graduate students’ final semester. This is the form that will tell the Graduate School to issue a degree to your graduating MFA candidate. Use the advising tool from the GPD, or a graduate students Unofficial Transcript, ensuring all requirements have been met.

Open PeopleSoft through my.umbc and login.

Go to the menu: Main Menu….UMBC Custom Items…. Records & Enrollment…. UM Grad Progression Summary

1. Go to the menu “Favorites… Add to Favorites”
2. Type the students name and/or ID


3. At top, right hand side, click “Course Fulfillment Information” [or scroll down ]


4. Hit the “View All” link to list all the courses student has taken or is taking.
5. Check all the boxes of courses that are applicable to degree. [transfer credits aren’t listed but are
input manually]


6. Scroll up to “Program Information.” If all requirements have been met for the MFA
a. Check “Requirements Complete”


7. Once completed, scroll down and click “Save”

Please contact Patricia Winborn [pwinborn@umbc.edu] or the GPD with any issues.