Graduate Student Handbook
This form has multiple uses, including:
- Change of Admission Status
- Change of Classification
- Course Overload
- Change in Degree Objective
- Degree Requirement Exception
- Graduate Studies Leave of Absence
- Graduate Studies Reinstatement
- Change of Major
- Writing Proficiency Requirement Exemption
- Special Problems Course Request
- Other (Request or Petitions Not Covered by Any Other Form)
Download Graduate Petition
This form is used to request enrollment each semester.
Download Registration Form
Adjustment to Initial Registration form
This form is used to request changes to your initial enrollment.
Download Adjustment to Initial Registration form
Oral Research Progress Committee Appointment
This form is used for graduate students in the Department of Chemistry to establish their Oral Research Progress(ORP) exam committee.
Download ORP Committee Appointment Form
To edit by adding or deleting a member on the previous approved committee form, complete all committee names on the new appointment form but only obtain the signature of newest member.
Committee Composition Approval Form
This form is used to establish a student’s thesis/dissertation committee. It is to be submitted for approval one semester prior to the final defense. A new form is required in the event of a change in the student’s committee.
Download Committee Composition Approval Form
Research Progress Exam
Two forms are used for the ORP exam: one copy of the Committee Evaluation Form per student, and one copy of the Worksheet for each committee member.
Download Committee Evaluation Form
Download Committee Member Worksheet
Download the ORP Exam Rules
Thesis / Dissertation Defense
There are no forms needed for the thesis or dissertation defense. Each student is responsible, however, for preparing his/her own signatures page for the thesis or dissertation based on the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics guidelines.
NSM Thesis / Dissertation Defense Guidelines