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Application Program of Study & Committee Graduation
Current Students Electronic Thesis/Dissertations

Department and Faculty/PI

Application Forms

Form Name

Purpose of Form

Last Revision Date

Office Contact

Application for Graduate Admissions
Complete Online

Use this form to apply to graduate school at MSU.

n/a

[email protected]

Financial Certificate

This form is for international students applying to MSU.

10-Jul-2013

[email protected]

 

Forms for Current Students

Form Name

Purpose of Form

Last Revision Date

Office Contact

Independent Study Course (592) Request

This form is for graduate students who wish to create a 592 course.

20-Nov-2019

This form is not returned to The Graduate School

Petition to Reserve/Register for Credits

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

1-Feb-2017

[email protected]

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.

04-May-2021

[email protected]

Change in Graduate Status

This form is used when a student changes their degree program within the same department.

Feb-2018

[email protected]

Graduate Student Withdrawal Form

Withdraw from all credits for a current or previous term

11-Aug-2020

[email protected] 

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Program of Study & Committee Forms

Form Name

Purpose of Form

Last Revision Date

Office Contact

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.

04-May-2021

[email protected]

Program of Study Form - Certificate Seeking Students

This form is used to set in place the student's program of study for certificate seeking students.

01-Feb-2016

[email protected]

Program of Study Revision Form

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

20-March-2019

[email protected]

Committee Revision Form

This form is used when a student wishes to make a change to their committee.

2-Jan-2020

[email protected]

Graduate Representative Report

For faculty use only.

1-Jan-2015

[email protected]

 

Forms for Submitting Electronic Thesis/Dissertation

Form Name

Purpose of Form

Last Revision Date

Office Contact

Certificate of Approval Form

This form has being replaced by the Submission Portal Final Upload starting Dec 2020.

Dec-2020

[email protected]

Survey of Earned Doctorates
Complete Online https://sed-ncses.org

All doctoral students must complete this survey.

n/a

[email protected]

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Forms for Graduation

Form Name

Purpose of Form

Last Revision Date

Office Contact

Graduation Application

This form is being replaced by the MyInfo Graduation Application starting Summer 2021. 

This pdf form is now only used to apply for graduation from MSU if you have already applied for the same degree in a prior term or are applying for a one-credit extension. Otherwise, please apply online through MyInfo.

4-Aug-2020 [email protected]

Graduation Audit Checklist
Master's/Doctoral
Certificate Programs

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.

5-Jan-2018

[email protected]

Withdraw Graduation Application
Complete Online

Students who have applied to graduate and are unable to meet the requirements must withdraw their Graduation Application by completing the online form.

n/a

[email protected]

 

Departmental and Faculty/PI Forms

Form Name

Purpose of Form

Last Revision Date

Office Contact

Annual Review of Academic Progress

This form is used for faculty to report the progress and status of their students.

03-Apr-2015

The Graduate School

Term Assistantship Review:
GTA Evaluation
GRA Evaluation

These forms are to be used by faculty to evaluate the performance of their graduate assistants. Required.

23-Nov-2020

Please upload completed forms to Box.

Employment Authorization Form This form is for students who are a TA or RA and wish to work at MSU. 11-Sep-2018 [email protected]

Electronic Graduate  Assistantship Appointment Form

Initiate GTA/GRA graduate appointments or view your reports.

09-Jul-2015

[email protected] or [email protected]

Grant Budgeting Tool for GRA costs (.xlsx)

Used by faculty who are writing a grant proposal to develop the budget for GRA stipends and/or tuition and fees.

23-July-2021

[email protected] or [email protected]  

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