Program Documents

General Reference Guides

Documents of Interest to ERP Faculty and Students


  • ERP Student Handbook 2023-2024 (Sep 2023)

  • Mentoring Documents

    • ERP recommends an Advising Compact between advisor and student.  The advisor’s department or lab may have an existing compact. If not, this example from Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences can be used as a model. (September 2023)
    • A Mentor-Mentee Expectations Document is encouraged to clarify specific lab culture, rules, and work expectations that aren’t covered in the Advising Compact.  This sample was shared in Ten simple rules for developing a mentor–mentee expectations document (co-authored by ERP Faculty, Pamela Kreeger).
    • Annual Progress Documents (Submit to ERP Office by August 1 each year)

      • Updated NIH-style Biosketch – templates available here
      • ERP Annual Progress Report Form
        Blank form (recommend Adobe Acrobat Fill & Sign tool to complete)
        Sample form completed by Buckingham Badger
      • IDP Advisor Discussion Confirmation Form
        Please complete this form after discussing your IDP with your advisor.
        More information about Individual Development Plans (IDPs) can be found here.

PUBLISHED 2022 and earlier

Documents of Interest to Faculty