Research Permits

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All AE students doing research should follow the appropriate permitting process, described below:

Undergraduate Research Permits

Undergraduates seeking to do research should follow these steps

  1. Research for credit. Start by downloading and filling out the AEX99 Undergraduate Research form
    Research for pay: Start by downloading and filling out the AEX698 Undergraduate Assistantship form
  2. Save the completed form as: YourLastName_YourFirstName.doc;
  3. Email it to the professor supervising the work for approval;
  4. Check with the advising professor to make sure that the form has been forwarded to the AE Academic Office: permits@ae.gatech.edu.
    When the approved form is received by the AE Academic Office, you will be able to register for the course;
  5. Register for the course.

Graduate Research Permits

Non-thesis master's students are required to complete research. They designate that research by enrolling in the AE 8900 Special Problem. 

To be eligibie to enroll in AE8900 you must complete the following

  1. Download and complete the AE8900 Special Problem form
  2. Save it as: YourLastName, YourFirstName.doc
  3. Email it to the professor supervising the research for approval.
  4. Check with the advising professor to make sure that the form has been forwarded to the AE Academic Office: permits@ae.gatech.edu.
    When the approved form has been received by the AE Academic Office, you will be able to register for the course.
  5. Register for the course.

Restrictions

  1. Permits may only be requested during the Georgia Tech Registration Period
  2. The deadline for requests is 9 a.m. on the last day of Phase II Registration
  3. The AE Academic Office can only offer permits for AE courses. If the  research permit you need is not through a AExxxx course, you must contact the department offering the course with your request.