Plan of Study

All degree-seeking graduate students should have an approved Plan of Study (POS) on file with the Graduate College no later than half-way through their required course work and before enrolling in thesis/dissertation credits, if applicable. Students must have an approved Plan of Study on file with the Graduate College prior to the term in which they intend to graduate. All students receive written confirmation when their Plan of Study is approved by the Dean of the Graduate College.

Effective Immediately: Graduate students will submit their Plans of Study electronically using a system called MyPOS.
Note: Students with existing Plans of Study will submit the Form 9 Revision to make any changes.
To access MyPOS:
1. Log in to your MyFAU account at
2. Click on the Graduate College Tab in top row
3. Click on the MyPOS icon in the top left corner of the screen
4. Follow the prompts


Plan of Study Revisions: As a student progresses through his/her graduate program, it may become necessary to modify an approved POS. If your approved POS was submitted only through the MyPOS system, any revisions must also be submitted online. Please note that if you have an approved paper POS on file, you must use the paper form (Form 9) to modify your POS. Revisions need only be filed once and may be submitted during the final term the student plans to graduate, prior to the Application for Degree deadline.

Note for graduate students receiving tuition benefits: An approved POS is required to receive tuition benefits beyond the second semester of the assistantship. Students receiving tuition benefits as part of an assistantship are required to file a POS and obtain final approval  from the Graduate College by the end of the second semester of the assistantship. For additional information about teaching, research, and graduate assistantships, please visit our Graduate Assistantships page.

 Last Modified 6/4/15