Message from the Graduate College Dean

Graduate College Interim Dean William D. Kalies, Ph.D.

William D. Kalies, Ph.D.

Interim Dean of the Graduate College and Professor


Welcome to the Graduate College website – your home for all information regarding applying to our graduate degree and certificate programs in a broad range of disciplines. Please know that the Graduate College is here to support you throughout your path to an advanced degree. The Graduate College provides current graduate students with support through professional development initiatives, and advice regarding policies and guides related to thesis and dissertation preparation and submission. We work in close collaboration with the academic college to assist in recruiting using best practices. If you have questions about graduate studies, we are here for you. Please just ask.

The Graduate College also serves all current admitted students from initial enrollment through to graduation. We cooperate with graduate faculty to ensure that graduate programs are held to high academic standards. Current students – as we are in the spring semester - I encourage you to consider the internal fellowships and scholarships that are available. Details on eligibility and deadlines for applying can be found here. be sure to contact our office if you need our support. If you have questions, please contact me by email at:


William D. Kalies, Ph.D.
Interim Dean and Professor
FAU Graduate College