Indiana University Bloomington

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Contact Gary Pavlis, Professor and Director of Graduate Admissions,,




Simon Brassell, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies,


Graduate Applications

Application deadlines

Deadline for domestic applications is January 2, 2016.
Deadline for foreign applications is December 1, 2015.

You will need to complete the online application to Indiana University here

You must also arrange for the following to be sent directly to the Department of Geological Sciences:

The ETS code (for sending GRE and TOEFL scores) is 1324 for Indiana University and 0504 for the Department of Geological Sciences. These should be sent to: Graduate Services Coordinator, Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, 1001 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. You must send official transcripts and GRE/TOEFL documents even if you upload unofficial copies in the online application.

All potential applicants are encouraged to contact members of the faculty within their area of interest to initiate a dialog about research opportunities. This process helps to create a faculty advocate for the applicant, and provides a focus for interactions during a visit.

2014-15 Graduate Handbook

link to Graduate handbook
2014-2015 Graduate Handbook

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