Montana State University

The Graduate School

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172580
Bozeman, MT 59717-2580

Tel: (406) 994-4145
Toll Free: 1-800-255-7962
Fax: (406) 994-4733
E-mail: gradschool@montana.edu
Location: 108 Montana Hall

Dean:

Dr. Karlene A. Hoo, Dean

The Graduate School

Forms

Links
Form Name
Purpose of Form
Last Revision Date
Word, pdf Application for Graduate Admissions Use this form to apply to graduate school at MSU. 31-Jan-2011
Admissions Response Form Return to our office once you are accepted to MSU. 31-Jan-2011
Word pdf Application for Advanced Certificate Use this form to confer a certificate from MSU. 26-Nov-2012
Word, pdf Application for Advanced Degree This form is used to apply for graduation from MSU. 31-Jul-2012

Master's/Doctoral
pdf

Certificate Programs
pdf

 

Application for Advanced Degree checklist

This form is a list of requirements The Graduate School will review when a student applies to graduate. This form is optional and for informational purposes. 31-Jan-2011
Request for Change in Graduate Status This form is used when a student changes their degree program within the same department. 9-Jul-2013
Employment Authorization Form This form is for students who are a TA or RA and wish to work at MSU. 31-Jan-2011
Program of Study & Committee Form This form is used to set in place the student's committee members and program of study for master's or doctoral students. 9-Jul-2013
Word, pdf Program of Study - Certificate Seeking Students This form is used to set in place the student's program of study for certificate seeking students. 9-Jul-2013

Master's pdf,

Doctoral pdf

Certificate pdf

Instructions for Program of Study Instructions for the Program of Study & Committee Form. 31-Jan-2011
Program Change This form is used when a student wishes to make a change to their program of study. 9-Jul-2013
Committee Revision Form This form is used when a student wishes to make a change to their committee. 9-Jul-2013
Individual Problems Course (592) Request This form is for graduate students who wish to create a 592 course. 31-Jan-2011
Petition to Reserve/Register for Credits This form is for undergraduate students who wish to register for a graduate level course. 31-Jan-2011
Report on Comprehensive Exam/Thesis Defense, Master's and Doctoral This form is turned into our office when a student takes the Comp Exam or Thesis Defense. 9-Jul-2013
Financial Certificate This form is for international students applying to MSU. 9-Jul-2012

New Course Request, 580 Request, Delete or Change Forms

These forms are used to add new courses or change/delete existing courses. n/a

Forms for Submitting Electronic Thesis/Dissertation
Links
Form Name
Purpose of Form
Last Revision Date
Certificate of Approval Form This form is used to catalog your ETD with the MSU Library. Original signatures are preferred, faxed signatures are accepted in extreme circumstances. 31-Jan-2011
Complete Online Survey of Earned Doctorates All doctoral students must complete this survey. n/a

Graduate Assistantship Agreement Information
Links
Form Name
Purpose of Form
Last Revision Date
Graduate Assistantship Agreement Form Use this form to document stipends or tuition waivers 13-Nov-2012
General Guidelines for Graduate Appointments Informational purposes only. 13-Nov-2012
Handout from training session Informational purposes only. 13-Nov-2012
pdf
Tuition Waiver Process - powerpoint slides Informational purposes only. 3-Apr-2013
Video Tutorial - electronic tuition waiver process Informational purposes only. 3-Apr-2013
Electronic Tuition Waiver Process Use this link to initiate tuition waivers or view your reports 13-Nov-2012