Student Zone

While the faculty and staff in the Department of Gerontology are available for advice and guidance, the ultimate responsibility for completeness and correctness of course selection, for compliance with and completion of program and degree requirements and for observance of regulations and deadlines, rests with the student. Graduate Regulations can be found in the University Calendar.

The Department of Gerontology's Policy on ACADEMIC HONESTY IN COURSEWORK - a MUST read!

Gerontology's Policy on Completion, Reactivation, Readmission & Leave (link)



You will need to complete a Criminal Record Check prior to starting your Internship. You can do this here

MA Thesis Completion Option

Thesis Proposal Checklist

Thesis Proposal Template - samples are available upon request. Email 

How to get Ethics Approval BEFORE you start your data collection

MA Capstone Project Completion Option

Capstone Project Description

How to format your Capstone Project proposal

Examples of Capstone Project Proposals

Examples of Systematic Reviews

Examples of Grant Applications

Available in the Department Office - Email:

Graduate Caucus

  • Chair : Alexis Haig
  • Vice-Chair : Emily Lonsdale
  • Secretary : Eireann O'Dea
  • Treasurer : Bonita Nath
  • Social Coord : LaDonna Miller
  • GSS Rep : Emily Lonsdale
  • Alt GSS Rep : Mhairi Campbell
  • Member-at-Large : Mhairi Campbell
  • Member-at-Large : Marissa Stalman

Gerontology Graduate Caucus Annual Report 2013-2014