Dissertation Services Office supports doctoral students and dissertation faculty with administrative functions around the dissertation process, including filing petitions to form committees and the documentation of dissertation milestones.
Saybrook research petitions are requests that are formalized through the review and approval of faculty and administrators. At Saybrook there are many types of academic petitions, such as petitions to create research committees, petitions to take courses, and petitions for incomplete grades.
Currently, two research doctoral dissertation petitions are available online and managed by Dissertation Services:
The Petition to Form the Dissertation Committee and the Request for External Committee Member Form are submitted and reviewed online in Mentor IRB. The button below will open a new tab with Mentor Petitions and will log you in using your Saybrook login credentials.
Note: If you get logged out, or timed-out, while using Mentor Petitions, you may be asked to enter your Institutional ID to log back in. Our Institutional ID is:
For more information about using Saybrook's online petition system, please login to Mentor Petitions and navigate to the Resources area. You can also join us at our weekly IRB/DS Office hours, which can be found on our Research & IRB Calendar. We can also be reached at [email protected].