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Graduate School Forms

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 Add an Academic Program Degree Level

Submit this form if you wish to add a degree level.  Contact Graduate Admissions for additional information.

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 All But Dissertation (ABD) Wavier Form

 If you have passed your preliminary exam and have completed your formal Program of Study course work, you can apply for an ABD waiver by submitting this form.

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 Application for a Graduate Certificate

File your coursework for the certificate using this form during the semester in which you are completing the certificate requirements. You must be currently enrolled to apply for a graduate certificate.

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 Application for Enrollment

WSU's online application

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 Application for Graduate Degree

How to apply for graduation in zzusis. You must have an approved program of study on file at the Graduate School.

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 Change of Program

Submit this form if your approved Program of Study has changed.  Be aware of dates and deadlines.

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 Committee Change

If you would like to change your committee members use this form.

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 Committee Substitution

If you need to request a substitution for one of your committee members.  Please submit the form in a timely fashion.

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 Deadlines and Procedures for Graduate Degree

2013-14 deadlines and procedures.  (This includes information about when to obtain an advisor and when to submit your application for degree.)

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Final Dissertation/Thesis Acceptance Checklist

Conformance and completeness checklist.  This form is due upon completion of submitting final thesis or dissertation.

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Guidelines for Theses and Dissertation Formatting and Submission

Instructions for finalizing and submitting your dissertation/thesis.

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 Graduate Leave

For graduate students wishing to go on official graduate leave.

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 Graduate to Undergraduate

Graduate students who are no longer pursuing a graduate degree must submit this form and also apply to undergraduate admissions. 

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 Graduation Checklist

A list of tasks to be completed in the semester in which you are planning to graduate.

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 Hold Harmless and Copyright Agreement

Submit this form with your final dissertation or thesis.

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 Hometown News Release

To spread the joy of your graduation after you’ve completed your degree.

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 Incomplete Grade Agreement

An agreement for instructors and students for submitting an incomplete grade and expectations for completion. Note: if an incomplete grade is not satisfied within one year, the grade will automatically convert to an ‘F’. For example, if you received an Incomplete in fall 2013, you would have until the last day of class fall 2014 to satisfy the incomplete. For details about this policy, visit the registrar’s academic regulations.

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 Internship Leave

For graduate students seeking to participate in a semester internship.

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 Medical Leave Documentation

Required along with Graduate Leave Form.

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 Petition Form

To change your enrollment status and add, drop, or withdraw from courses.

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 Plan and Degree Level Change Form

Submit this form if you wish to change your major or degree level.  Contact Graduate Admissions for additional information.

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 Policies for Continuous Enrollment for  Degree-Seeking

Graduate School policies and procedures for maintaining continuous enrollment for degree-seeking students.

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 Program of Study for Doctoral Degree

Your program plan for completing your doctoral graduate degree.

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 Program of Study for Master’s Degree

Your program plan for completing your masters (thesis or non-thesis) graduate degree

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 Re-enrollment

Complete at least one month before you return. 

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 Registrar’s Academic Regulations

Graduate students must follow procedures in the Policies and Procedures Manual

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 Required Votes to Pass Exams

See the minimum positive votes needed to pass an exam.

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 Reservation of Graduate Credit

Form must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the semester in which you are requesting enrollment.

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Scheduling Exam Form: Interim Exam

Scheduling Exam form: Interim Preliminary Exam

An Interim Preliminary or final Exam may be  requested in extenuating circumstances. The committee chair must provide a rationale why the exam can only be scheduled during one of the periods on the form.

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Scheduling Exam Form: Final  Non-thesis Master’s

Procedures for scheduling exam. Must have approved master's (non-thesis) Program of Study on file at the Graduate School before scheduling final defense or exam.

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Scheduling Exam Form: Final Thesis Master’s

Procedures for scheduling exam. Must have approved master's (thesis) Program of Study on file at the Graduate School before scheduling final defense or exam.

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Scheduling Exam Form:  Final Ph.D. Exam

Procedures for scheduling exam. Must have approved  doctoral Program of Study on file at the Graduate School before scheduling final defense or exam.  PDF

Scheduling Exam Form: Preliminary Exam

You must have an approved Program of Study on file and permission from your committee. Be aware of the deadlines.

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Short-term Parental Leave

For the birth or adoption of a child.

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 Sponsored Student Tuition & Waiver Form

For sponsored graduate students to complete.  Contact the Graduate School finance area for additional information.

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 Survey of Earned Doctorates [PDF]

Submit along with your final dissertation.

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