Graduate Forms

Program of Study

GBSE Program of Study – Ph.D.
Doctoral students: Due in the first year before the end of third quarter

GBSE Program of Study – M.S.
Master’s students: Due in the first year before the end of second quarter.


GBSE Degree Checklists

GBSE Degree Checklist – PhD

GBSE Degree Checklist – MS


Mentoring Guideline Agreement

GBSE Mentoring Guideline Agreement


Forms for doctoral degrees

Qualifying Exam Application Form
Due: At least 4 weeks before proposed QE date.

Ph.D. Advancement to Candidacy-Plan B
Fee payable at the Cashier’s Office in Dutton Hall.
Due: After successful completion of the QE.

GBSE Exit Seminar Form
Due: After successful completion of thesis/dissertation.

How to format your title page & dissertation
The Office of Graduate Studies’ requirements for acceptable dissertations.

Graduate Studies PhD Checklist
 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.
Due: After successful completion of Exit Seminar.


Forms for MS degree Plan I and Plan II

M.S. I 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

M.S. Plan-II Advancement to Candidacy Form (Comp Exam)
Fee payable at the Cashier’s Office in Dutton Hall.
Due: During the quarter when all the coursework requirements will be completed

M.S. Plan-II Report Form
Due: After successful completion of comprehensive exam.

GBSE Exit Seminar Form
Due: After successful completion of thesis/dissertation.


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

GBSE TA/Reader Application 
Due: 4 weeks before the start of the employing quarter.

Graduate Student Researcher

GBSE Compensation plan
Due: 4 weeks before the start of the employing quarter.

Graduate Student and Postdoc Salary Scales


Travel Awards and Applications

Graduate Student Association Travel Award Application

Graduate Studies Travel Award Application


More forms can be found at the Graduate Studies’ Resources page.