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Office of Graduate Studies Forms

Admissions - Master's Students - Doctoral Students - General

Form
Description
Admissions
Admission Application Online admission application.
Accelerated Program Policy
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Accelerated Graduate Program (formerly named Five Year Program) Policy. Please visit the Accelerated Programs Information Center for more infomation.
Accelerated Program Application
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Accelerated Graduate Program (formerly named Five Year Program) Application. Please visit the Accelerated Programs Information Center for more infomation.
Accelerated Program Progression Form
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Accelerated Graduate Program (formerly named Five Year Program) Progression Form is used to progress a student into Graduate Student status. This form should be filled out when the program is ready to convert the student to a Graduate Student Standing (GR level). Please visit the Accelerated Programs Information Center for more infomation.
Admission to Doctoral Candidacy
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The Admission to Doctoral Candidacy Form is to be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies following the successful completion of all comprehensive exams and other program requirements. Doctoral candidacy indicates that the Program has approved the student for dissertation research.
Dual Degree Application
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The application for dual graduate degree is to be used only when one or both degrees will have shared coursework.
GPA Calculator (XLS)
Excel calculator spreadsheet aid.
Master's Students
Certificate of Approval COA-ETD (DOC)
Form to certify a student's completion and approval of their thesis by their committee.
Course Currency Form
Form used for students seeking to include coursework taken since enrolling in their current Graduate Program at USF that is over the University time limit as specified in the Graduate Catalog.
Degree Certification Letter (DOC)
Letter to certify to a third party a student's completion of their degree.
Change of Program
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Any student who has been officially accepted into a Graduate Program at USF may request a program change within the same or to a lower classification, e.g., from an Ed.S or Doctoral to a Master's program.
Delete Course Form
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The delete course form is used to delete a course from the student's record. (The form can be used to delete up to two courses, registered in, in the same semester.)
Dismissal Form
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This form is used to dismiss a student from a graduate program.
Fee Adjustment
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Registrar's fee adjustment form.
Office of Graduate Studies Petition
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This form is used to add, drop or change hours for student course registration after the end of the first week (add/drop/fee deadline).
Incomplete Grades Contract
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Incomplete grades contract.
Incomplete Grade Policy and Procedures
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Incomplete grade policy and procedures.
Late Registration Fee Waiver
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Late registration fee waiver form.
Leave of Absence Request
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A documented Leave of Absence is necessary to suspend the time limit requirement for the period of the leave. This form should be filled out for any semester(s) that a student will not be able to register, and should be submitted at least one semester prior to the first semester of the requested leave. All "I" and "M" grades must be cleared prior to the leave of absence approval.
Transfer of Courses
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Graduate transfer course form.
Time Limit Extension Request (TLE)
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The time limit extension may be filed when a student nears the end of the time limitation for completion of the requirements for their degree but needs more time to complete the degree. Time limits are specified in the graduate catalog corresponding to the year the student was admitted (or readmitted) to the program.
Voluntary Withdrawal Form
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Voluntary withdrawal form.
Doctoral Students
Admission to Doctoral Candidacy
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The Admission to Doctoral Candidacy Form is to be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies following the successful completion of all comprehensive exams and other program requirements. Doctoral candidacy indicates that the Program has approved the student for dissertation research.
Certificate of Approval COA-ETD (DOC)
Form to certify a student's completion and approval of their dissertation by their committee.
Change of Program
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Any student who has been officially accepted into a Graduate Program at USF may request a program change within the same or to a lower classification, e.g., from an Ed.S or Doctoral to a Master's program.
Course Currency Form
Form used for students seeking to include coursework taken since enrolling in their current Graduate Program at USF that is over the University time limit as specified in the Graduate Catalog.
Degree Certification Letter (DOC)
Letter to certify to a third party a student's completion of their degree.
Delete Course Form
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The delete course form is used to delete a course from the student's record. (The form can be used to delete up to two courses, registered in, in the same semester.)
Dismissal Form
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This form is used to dismiss a student from a graduate program.
Fee Adjustment
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Registrar's fee adjustment form.
Office of Graduate Studies Petition
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This form is used to add, drop or change hours for student course registration after the end of the first week (add/drop/fee deadline).
Incomplete Grades Contract
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Incomplete grades contract.
Incomplete Grade Policy and Procedures
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Incomplete grade policy and procedures.
Late Registration Fee Waiver
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Late registration fee waiver form.
Leave of Absence Request
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A documented Leave of Absence is necessary to suspend the time limit requirement for the period of the leave. This form should be filled out for any semester(s) that a student will not be able to register, and should be submitted at least one semester prior to the first semester of the requested leave. All "I" and "M" grades must be cleared prior to the leave of absence approval.
Re-Admission to Candidacy
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Re-Admission to candidacy form.
Transfer of Courses
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Graduate transfer course form.
Time Limit Extension Request (TLE)
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The time limit extension may be filed when a student nears the end of the time limitation for completion of the requirements for their degree but needs more time to complete the degree. Time limits are specified in the graduate catalog corresponding to the year the student was admitted (or readmitted) to the program.
Voluntary Withdrawal Form
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Voluntary withdrawal form.
General
Catalog Copy Template Form (DOC) Sample catalog style template for graduate programs to submit catalog copy.