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Graduate Forms

NOTE: All original, signed forms are to be turned into the Executive Secretary.

Admission to Candidacy
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Change of Graduate Advisor Form
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Comprehensive Portfolio Examination Form
This form is to be filled out and signed by a doctoral student's primary advisor following the completion of the student's comprehensive portfolio defense.
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Final Defense Form
This form is to be printed out and brought by an M.A. or Ph.D. student to the defense of their thesis or dissertation. The form is to be signed by the student's thesis committee after completion of the defense. Degrees are conferred in December, May, and August.
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Graduate Credit Transfer
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Graduate Progress Form
All students who remain under fellowship must fill out a graduate progress form during the Spring semester.
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Graduate Student Travel Grant Request Form
Graduate student travel support is funded in two cycles. For Fall to early Spring requests, the deadline is October 1. For Spring and Summer requests, the deadline is March 1. Click here to download

Independent Study Form
Students seeking to sign up for an independent study (HIST 7900) or one of the graduate program's required tutorial courses (HIST 7003, 7005, 7006, and 7007), should fill out this form, obtain the appropriate instructor's signature, and return to the Executive Secretary.
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Language Exam Form
All Students are required to pass a reading proficiency exam in a second language (and in some cases a third foreign language), or else petition the Graduate Studies Committee for an exemption. If petitioning for an exemption, students should include a letter from their advisor and submit this to the GSC prior to becoming ABD. Language exams should be administered before the end of the third semester of enrollment. Once the Language Form has been filled out the Executive Secretary will assign a faculty member to administer the exam. 
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Prospectus Form
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