Forms & Checklists

The Graduate School of Education provides PDF versions of documents necessary for students to complete their graduate degrees. You will need Adobe Reader to view these forms (download reader).

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Ed.M. Forms

  • Checklist for Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    Please attach the checklist to the Ed.M. Application to Candidacy. The date to submit the Ed.M. Application to Candidacy varies by program area. Please check with your faculty adviser for the appropriate submission date for your program.
  • Form - Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    The Master of Education Application to Candidacy must be completed in consultation with your advisor. The date to submit the Ed.M. Application to Candidacy varies by program area. Please check with your faculty adviser for the appropriate submission date for your program.
  • Amendment to Application to Candidacy (ATC)
  • Leave of Absence Form
  • Petition Form
    Use this form for: Waiver of Continuous Registration, Waiver of Time Limits, Waiver of Transfer Credit Limit, etc.
  • Informal Course Description Form
    Use this form only for directed readings, directed research, and independent study courses. The Informal Course Description must be approved before you register.

Ed.D. Forms

  • Checklist for Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    Please attach the checklist to the Ed.D. Application to Candidacy. A Graduate School Petition must be filed for any exceptions to Ed.D. program regulations. The Ed.D. Application to Candidacy should be submitted after four semesters of full-time enrollment or its equivalent credit hours and program qualifying requirements.
  • Form - Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    The Ed.D. Application to Candidacy is an official description of your academic intentions. It should be filed after four semesters of full-time enrollment or its equivalent credit hours and program qualifying requirements. It is to be completed in consultation with your adviser. Primary responsibility for evaluation of the Application to Candidacy rests with the student’s respective committee; the department is responsible for insuring that the Application to Candidacy is complete prior to submission to the GSE Graduate Degrees Committee with whom the final decision rests.
  • Amendment to Application to Candidacy (ATC)
  • Leave of Absence Form
  • Petition Form
    Use this form for: Waiver of Continuous Registration, Waiver of Time Limits, Waiver of Transfer Credit Limit, etc.
  • Informal Course Description Form
    Use this form only for directed readings, directed research, and independent study courses. The Informal Course Description must be approved before you register.

M.A./M.S. Forms

  • Checklist for Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    Use this to help you accurately complete your Application to Candidacy. Please attach the checklist to the M.A. or M.S. Application to Candidacy. A Graduate School Petition must be filed for any exceptions to M.A. or M.S. program regulations. Normally students should expect to file the M.A. or M.S. Application to Candidacy after two semesters of full-time enrollment.
  • Application to Candidacy (ATC)
  • Petition Forms
    Use this link to access forms for: Leave of Absence, Extension of Time Limit for Degree Completion, Extension of I/U Completion Deadline, Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Course, Waiver of Continuous Registration, Amendment of Application to Candidacy.
  • Informal Course Description Form
    Use this form only for directed readings, directed research, and independent study courses. The Informal Course Description must be approved before you register.

M.L.S. Forms

Program Plans

Students should download the appropriate Plan of Study File, fill it in on their computer and print, and keep the file so they can easily submit a changed plan of study.

Admissions

Independent Study

Portfolio Requirement

Other Forms


Ph.D. Forms

  • Checklist for Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    Please attach the checklist to the Ph.D. Application to Candidacy. A Graduate School Petition must be filed for any exceptions to Ph.D. program regulations.
  • Application to Candidacy (ATC)
    The Ph.D. Application to Candidacy should be submitted after four semesters of full-time enrollment or its equivalent credit hours and program qualifying requirements.
  • Petition Forms
    Use this link to access forms for: Leave of Absence, Extension of Time Limit for Degree Completion, Extension of I/U Completion Deadline, Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Course, Waiver of Continuous Registration, Amendment of Application to Candidacy.
  • Informal Course Description Form
    Use this form only for directed readings, directed research, and independent study courses. The Informal Course Description must be approved before you register.

Teacher Certification

Application Instructions


Non-Certification Programs – Program Requirements


ELP SEA/LIFTS Program Forms