Common Undergraduate Forms and Guides

Curriculum Change Form

    • Use this form to change/add/delete a degree/major/minor or catalog year
    • Meredith Knowles [email protected] is the signee for all Earth Science Major options and the GIS minor

Excess Credits Petition

    • Use this form if you want to enroll in MORE than 21 credits in a semester

GUIDE to New Add/Drop Process

GUIDE to New Graduation Application Process for Undergraduate Students

    • Guide for Advisors and Certifying Officers--this is the SAME person for Earth Sciences
    • October 1 is the deadline for Spring graduation, submitted the preceding Fall semester
    • March 1 is the deadline for Summer or Fall graduation, submitted the preceding Spring semester

Petition to Register/Reserve for Credits

    • This form is for undergraduate students who wish to register for a graduate level course.

For a complete list of Registrar Forms, visit the Registrar's website here


Department Forms

ESCI Undergraduate Independent Study Form

    • Use this for ERTH/GEO/GPHY 490R or 492 or 498, GEO 497, GPHY 497, ERTH/GEO 499
    • Student should speak to advisor BEFORE completing the above form

ESCI Graduate Independent Study Form

    • Use this for ERTH/GEO/GPHY 592
    • Student should speak to project advisor and academic advisor BEFORE completing

Graduate Student Forms

IMPORTANT: Form must be turned in to the Graduate School once the DocuSign is complete. Submissions should go through their SharePoint folder found in the blue banner here.

Program of Study

    • This form is used to set in place the student's program of study for master's or doctoral students.
    • Your committee must already be on file through MyInfo e-committee. 

Program of Study Revision

    • This form is used when a student wishes to make a change to their program of study.

Report on Comprehensive Exam/Thesis Defense, Masters

    • Committee Chair completes when a Master's student takes the Comp Exam or Thesis Defense.

Report on Comprehensive Exam/Thesis Defense, Doctoral

    • Committee Chair completes when a Doctoral student takes the Comp Exam or Thesis Defense.

 You can find all grad school forms here.


If you do not see a form listed here that you need, please search the Montana.edu website or contact Meredith Knowles at [email protected] .