Frequently Asked Questions
Please take a moment to read through our list of Frequently Asked Questions. We hope this information will be a useful guide to get you started in navigating through our program and Chapel Hill.
Documentation Requirements For Admission
- A bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university;
- Submission of official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores within 5 years;
THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIALS FOR FALL 2013 ADMISSION IS May 14, 2013.
To be considered for Merit Scholarships, application materials must be received by November 13, 2012.
Applications opened on August 22, 2012.
Students are admitted one time per year, each fall semester. As a Graduate School program, we adhere to all Graduate School rules and regulations regarding admissions, matriculation, and graduation. Prospective students must apply to the Graduate School online and complete the information from the Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology pull-down menu (three letters of reference, replies to open-ended questions in the form of a personal statement, work and volunteer experience information). All applicants who are considered for admissions will complete a personal interview with the admissions committee.
Admission Information Sessions
The Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology Department will be conducting admission information sessions during the dates listed below for prospective students who are interested in learning more about the program. A professor and a student will be available at these sessions to answer questions and provide literature about the program. To RSVP for any of these sessions, please send an email to Dr. Judy Schmidt: email@example.com.
September 10, 2012 - 5 PM to 6 PM with Dr. Judy Schmidt
October 4, 2012 - Noon to 1 PM with Dr. Eileen Burker
November 7, 2012 - 5 PM to 6 PM with Mr. Andrew Byrne
January 10, 2013 - 4 PM - 5 PM with Dr. Mark Klinger
We recommend that students who wish to be considered for Fellowships and Funding should submit their completed applications to the Graduate School by November 13, 2012.