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Advanced Graduate Admission Form

Graduate Assistantship Application

Walter Davis Scholarship Application


Residency Classification Packet
This packet is not intended for Graduate Assistant residency changes.  Departments hiring Graduate Assistants should complete a Change of Residency Form. (Eligibility Verification for Entitlement Act (EVEA))


Current Student Forms


Appeal/Petition Form ( an UNOFFICIAL transcript must be attached ). Forms must be received two weeks prior to the last Tuesday of these months in the Fall Term, SEP-OCT-NOV and Spring Term, JAN-FEB-MAR-APR for the Graduate Council to render a decision about the request.

Dates for 2019-2020 Graduate Council Meetings on the Last Tuesday of the following months in Fall and Spring semesters.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (earlier due to Fall Break)
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (earlier due to Final Exams)


Change of Program or Personnel


Comprehensive Examination Application (for Master's or Specialist Degree Programs)


Graduate Assistant Application Form


Graduate Assistant Evaluation Form


IRB Form/Human Subjects Research Proposal Form


Program of Study and Advancement to Candidacy (for Master's or Specialist Degree Programs).  Doctoral Program of Study forms are provided by departments.


Report on Thesis/Dissertation Proposal Presentation


Report on Thesis/Dissertation Final Oral Examination (Defense)


Thesis/Dissertation Committee Appointments


Transfer of Credit




Electronic Thesis/Dissertation Checklist


Graduate Assistant Handbook


Graduate Catalog (Current and Previous Versions)


Graduate School Academic Calendar


Guidelines for Thesis/Dissertation Preparation


Steps in Completing Thesis/Dissertation