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Academic Reinstatement (.doc), (.docx)

Anticipated Graduation Date - Please type your responses. Please note: This is a .pdf form. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may download it for free at

Authorization of Incomplete (online petition)


Change of Major Form (.doc), (.docx)

Committee Assignment Form

Committee Change Form

*Graduate Committee Formation Policy

Continuing Registration Petition (Leave of Absence), (Instructions)

Dissertation Format Guide (.doc), (.pdf)

Dissertation Formatting Manual for Word 2007 (.pdf)

Dissertation Formatting Webcast  Click on the Training folder on the left side of the screen and then choose the "Formatting your Thesis in Word 2007" presentation link to start the session.


Enrollment Authorization (online petition)* **

*May not be used if the course has a wait list. If the course has a wait list, please contact the department.

**This form may NOT be used for MATH courses or any College of Business or College of Engineering and Applied Sciences courses. Please contact the Math department, the College of Business Academic Advising office, or the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean's office.**

Exception Request (online petition)

Final Examination Conflict (online petition)

Five Pages you need to have to get your thesis/dissertation approved

Four-Year Rule Petition, (Instructions), (Completion of the Doctoral Degree Within Four Years After Passing the Comprehensive Exam)


Guideline for Graduate Student Appeals

Graduate Assistantship Application

Graduation Information and Deadlines

Graduate Student Handbook


LaTeX Thesis/Dissertation Template (For students in math, science, and engineering only)


New Parent Accommodation Petition

New Parent Accommodation Policy


Optional Student Fee Package Petition

Overload Petition (online petition)

Program of Study Worksheet - Masters Programs

Program of Study Worksheet - Doctoral Programs

Program of Study, Instructions for Developing


Report of Final Examination - Master's and PhD only

Report of Final Examination - EdD only

Report on Preliminary Examination for Admission to Candidacy

Request for Change in Graduate Program

Request for Extension of Incomplete (online petition)

Request to Reserve Coursework for Graduate Credit


Six Year Rule Petition (.doc), (.docx), (Exception to Regulation: Completion of the Master's Degree within Six Years)

Survey of Earned Doctorates

S/U Grade Petition

Thesis Template 2010 (Instructions) This Thesis Template is in .docx format; the password for modifications is thesis.  If your operating system does not support this format, please contact the Office of the Registrar ( for a template.

Thesis Format Guide (.pdf)

Thesis Formatting Manual for Word 2007 (.pdf)

Time Conflict (online petition)

Travel Funding Request Application Process

Twelve-Hour Petition, (Exception to Regulation: Limit of 12 non-degree seeking hours)


Withdrawal, Class [Secure]
*After the withdrawal deadline, please submit an Exception Request [Secure].*
**Refunds are based on the completion date of the withdrawal, not the petition submission date**

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