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Master's Students

Master's Plan of Study 
States the courses a student will take to complete their program. All graduate students must file a plan of study. Plan of study must meet catalog requirements set forth by the department. 

Change in Plan of Study
Informs the graduate school of changes to the original plan of study.

Advisory Committee Request Form
Notifies the Graduate School of your advisory committee members and requests that a Graduate Faculty Representative be assigned. This form is only required for option A (thesis) students

Oral Exam Request Form
Notifies the Graduate School that the oral exam has been scheduled, must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the exam date.  This form is only required for option A (thesis) students

Doctoral Students

Doctoral Plan of Study
States the courses a student will take to complete their program. All graduate students are required to file a plan of study. Plan of study must meet catalog requirements set forth by the department. The doctoral plan of study requires the signatures of all advisory committee members.

Change in Plan of Study
Informs the Graduate School of changes to the original plan of study.

Advisory Committee Request Form
Notifies the Graduate School of your advisory committee members and requests that a Graduate Faculty Representative be assigned.

Comprehensive Oral Exam
Notifies the Graduate School that the comprehensive oral exam has been scheduled. The written exam must be successfully completed before scheduling the comprehensive oral exam. Form must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the exam date. 

Final Oral Exam (Defense)
Notifies the Graduate School that the final oral exam has been scheduled. Must be submitted two weeks prior to the exam date.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Oral Exam
Notifies the Graduate School that the final oral exam has been scheduled. Must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the exam date.

General

Petition
General petition form for adding and dropping courses or changing previous registrations.

Plan of Improvement - Probation or Academic Decision 
This form is completed by students who earned below a 3.0 cumulative plan of study GPA following completion of a Fall or Spring semester. Must be completed and approved by the Graduate School prior to removal of the registration hold. 

Credit Overload
Grants permission to register for more than 12 credits

Load Certificate
Verifies student credit load based on graduate assistantship percentage and registered credits.

Senior Permit
Senior students who have completed at least 90 credits of a bachelor's degree can apply to take graduate coursework using this form.

Course Validation
Validating courses from the plan of study that have expired.

Change in Advisor or Committee Member(s)
Informs the Graduate School when there has been a change in advisor and/or committee members.

Request for Extension
Notifies Graduate School of a student's need to extend the time-frame required to complete their degree.

Thesis or Dissertation Hold Request
For students completing a thesis or dissertation whose document release needs to be delayed.

Graduation

Graduation Application
Graduation applications are completed online through MyState. Application can be found under 'Forms List'. A confirmation will be sent to the student and advisor for approval. If graduation requirements are not met during the semester the graduation application is submitted a $50.00 charge and registration hold are placed on the student's account until charge is paid.

Request to Participate in Graduation Ceremony
This form is ONLY for students who will be completing degree requirements the summer or fall semester following the spring commencement ceremony. Students who have already graduated or will be graduating during the spring semester will need to complete the online RSVP through the Registrar's Office.