Graduate Forms

Program of Study

Program of Study: Ph.D.
Doctoral students: Due before the end of third quarter

Program of Study: M.S.
Master’s students: Due before the end of second quarter.


Checklists

PhD Checklist (Coming soon)

MS Checklists: Plan I & Plan II  (Coming soon)


Forms for doctoral degrees

Major Professor Selection Form (Coming soon)
Due: By the end of the first year . Note: Even if the major professor is assigned before admission you still need to submit this form.

Qualifying Exam Application Form
Due: At least 4 weeks before QE exam

Ph.D. Advancement to Candidacy-Plan B
Fee payable at the Cashier’s Office in Dutton Hall.
Due: Within one month after successful completion of the qualifying examination

Exit Seminar Verification Form (Coming soon)
Due: At least 2 weeks before exit seminar

How to format your title page & dissertation
Click the link to the Sample Title Page here. Please also scroll down to read the information about margins, font size, etc. The Office of Graduate Studies has very specific requirements for acceptable dissertations.

Graduate Studies PhD Checklist
Be prepared to spend 15-20 minutes in the Office Graduate Studies office while the thesis and degree requirements are checked. It is REQUIRED that you call and make an appointment with your Student Affairs Coordinator to file the dissertation. Click here to contact your Student Affairs Coordinator. Make sure you’ve completed this entire checklist before your appointment. Note: You may NOT submit your dissertation until you’ve completed your Exit Seminar.


Forms for MS degree Plan I (Thesis)

Major Professor Selection Form (Coming soon)
Due: By the end of the first year . Note: Even if the major professor is assigned before admission you still need to submit this form.

M.S. Advancement to Candidacy Form (Thesis)
Fee payable at the Cashier’s Office in Dutton Hall.
Due: During the quarter when all the non-thesis requirements will be completed

Exit Seminar Verification Form (Coming soon)
Due: At least 2 weeks before exit seminar


Forms for MS degree Plan II (Comprehensive Examination)

Major Professor Selection Form (Coming soon)
Due: No later than start of the second quarter of enrollment

M.S. Plan-II Advancement to Candidacy Form
Due: During the quarter when all the coursework requirements will be completed

M.S. Plan-II Report Form
Due: When you submit MS Plan II Report


Filing Fee Application
Graduate Studies Filing Fee Application & Regulations
Due: No later than the first day of the quarter in which you are going on filing fee


TA/Reader Appointments

TA/Reader Application (Coming soon)
Due before the start of the employing quarter.


Travel Awards and Applications

GSA Travel Award

Graduate Studies Travel Award

BAE Travel Award (Coming soon)