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 ^ Task ^ Recommended Time Before Filing ^ Absolute Minimum ^ ^ Task ^ Recommended Time Before Filing ^ Absolute Minimum ^
 |**Advance to Candidacy** \\ [[https://​youtu.be/​pfs13__PPhE|Video instructions on how to complete this form, which is now electronic]] |  Within 1 semester after you pass your qualifying exam.  |  2 weeks? ​ | |**Advance to Candidacy** \\ [[https://​youtu.be/​pfs13__PPhE|Video instructions on how to complete this form, which is now electronic]] |  Within 1 semester after you pass your qualifying exam.  |  2 weeks? ​ |
-|**Name Correction** \\ Your name on your dissertation must appear EXACTLY as it appears in the University Records. \\ To check your name in University records, use [[https://bearfacts.berkeley.edu:443/stlogin.html|BearFacts]]. Check the "Show Student Name" ​next to "Show All Grades"​ button and then click the button. \\ Fill out a name correction form at the Registrar'​s office on the first floor of Sproul. Bring a valid driver'​s license with your name correctly spelled. Note that a name CORRECTION is different than a name CHANGE, and there are separate forms for each. \\ (If your name is too long or has special characters like an apostrophe, special accommodations can be made. I was able to contact [[http://​registrar.berkeley.edu/​Acad/​contacts.html|Karen Denton]], Assistant Registrar to clear things up, but everyone else at the office had to check with her). |  NOW!  |  2 weeks  |+|**Name Correction** \\ Your name on your dissertation must appear EXACTLY as it appears in the University Records. \\ To check your name in University records, use [[https://calcentral.berkeley.edu/​profile|CalCentral]]. Go to the "Basic Information" ​tab in your profile (click on your picture). \\ Fill out a name correction form at the Registrar'​s office on the first floor of Sproul. Bring a valid driver'​s license with your name correctly spelled. Note that a name CORRECTION is different than a name CHANGE, and there are separate forms for each. \\ (If your name is too long or has special characters like an apostrophe, special accommodations can be made. I was able to contact [[http://​registrar.berkeley.edu/​Acad/​contacts.html|Karen Denton]], Assistant Registrar to clear things up, but everyone else at the office had to check with her). |  NOW!  |  2 weeks  |
 | **Filing Fee Application** [optional] \\ Pros: Your advisor does not have to pay tuition. Absolute deadline for you and your advisor. As of 2004, you can now be paid as a "​Junior Specialist"​ while on Filing Fee, so you can still get a salary equivalent to your previous salary. \\ Cons: Absolute deadline for you and your advisor. Can only be used once or you have to re-apply for admission. You must pay 1/2 of the University registration fee from your own pocket (Filing fee was $243 in 2012). No Class Pass, no Student Health Insurance (can be purchased for ~$2,500 for one additional semester), reduced library privileges, no RSF Student Membership. \\ [[http://​www.grad.berkeley.edu/​policies/​pdf/​FilingFee.pdf|Graduate Division: Filing Fee Application]] \\ [[http://​www.grad.berkeley.edu/​policies/​pdf/​FAQ_FilingFee.pdf|Graduate Division: Filing Fee FAQ]] (note: slightly out of date...) ​ |  By the end of 1st week of semester ​ |  2 weeks  | | **Filing Fee Application** [optional] \\ Pros: Your advisor does not have to pay tuition. Absolute deadline for you and your advisor. As of 2004, you can now be paid as a "​Junior Specialist"​ while on Filing Fee, so you can still get a salary equivalent to your previous salary. \\ Cons: Absolute deadline for you and your advisor. Can only be used once or you have to re-apply for admission. You must pay 1/2 of the University registration fee from your own pocket (Filing fee was $243 in 2012). No Class Pass, no Student Health Insurance (can be purchased for ~$2,500 for one additional semester), reduced library privileges, no RSF Student Membership. \\ [[http://​www.grad.berkeley.edu/​policies/​pdf/​FilingFee.pdf|Graduate Division: Filing Fee Application]] \\ [[http://​www.grad.berkeley.edu/​policies/​pdf/​FAQ_FilingFee.pdf|Graduate Division: Filing Fee FAQ]] (note: slightly out of date...) ​ |  By the end of 1st week of semester ​ |  2 weeks  |
 |**Pay All Fees** (including filing fee) |  At beginning of semester ​ |  24 hours (for the system to acknowledge payment) ​ | |**Pay All Fees** (including filing fee) |  At beginning of semester ​ |  24 hours (for the system to acknowledge payment) ​ |