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USU Graduate School forms were created to track your degree progress, facilitate approvals, aid exceptions, and more. Please always consult with your graduate program coordinator on which forms are required for your degree and situation.

When filling out forms, read the description and instructions first. If the form is not correct when submitted, it will have to be canceled and resubmitted.

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Submit an Application for Candidacy at Utah State University after your dissertation proposal is approved, all regulatory approvals are complete and you pass your comprehensive exam.
Application for Candidacy | Grad School

Application for Candidacy

Submit an Application for Candidacy at Utah State University after your dissertation proposal is approved, all regulatory approvals are complete and you pass your comprehensive exam.

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Submitting the Appointment for Examination form allows the School of Graduate Studies to confirm that all required paperwork is complete and your committee members have read the thesis/dissertation ahead of time.
Appointment for Examination | Grad School

Appointment for Examination

Submitting the Appointment for Examination form allows the School of Graduate Studies to confirm that all required paperwork is complete and your committee members have read the thesis/dissertation ahead of time.

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The Authorship and Copyright form specifies plans for publication of your thesis/dissertation.
Authorship and Copyright | Grad School

Authorship and Copyright

The Authorship and Copyright form specifies plans for publication of your thesis/dissertation.

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Form used to change your graduate department, degree, or plan type.
Change Department or Degree Transfer Request | Grad School

Change Department or Degree Transfer Request

Form used to change your graduate department, degree, or plan type.

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Use the Concurrent Degree form to begin taking credits toward a second degree while completing your current degree program.
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Concurrent Degrees (CD)

Use the Concurrent Degree form to begin taking credits toward a second degree while completing your current degree program.

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Use the Degree Advancement form to enroll in a new graduate degree program without submitting a new admissions application.
Degree Advancement | Grad School

Degree Advancement

Use the Degree Advancement form to enroll in a new graduate degree program without submitting a new admissions application.

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Summer graduates (all plan types) who would like to participate in commencement services the spring semester prior to completing their degree.
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Early Commencement

Summer graduates (all plan types) who would like to participate in commencement services the spring semester prior to completing their degree.

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The Embargo form is used to restrict electronic release of your thesis or dissertation.
Embargo Request | Grad School

Embargo Request

The Embargo form is used to restrict electronic release of your thesis or dissertation.

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If you have completed all coursework outlined in an approved Program of Study form, you only need to register for three credits to be considered a full time student.
Full Time at 3 Credits | Grad School

Full Time at 3 Credits

If you have completed all coursework outlined in an approved Program of Study form, you only need to register for three credits to be considered a full time student.

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Any graduate (master’s or doctoral) student who plans to take a leave of absence during their program of study.
Graduate Student Leave of Absence | Grad School

Graduate Student Leave of Absence

Any graduate (master’s or doctoral) student who plans to take a leave of absence during their program of study.

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The graduation check request form indicates that you are ready to graduate.
Graduation Check Request | Grad School

Graduation Check Request

The graduation check request form indicates that you are ready to graduate.

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If you have approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and your IRB-approved protocol is ready to close, please submit a status report.
IRB-approved. Protocol Closeout | Grad School

IRB-approved. Protocol Closeout

If you have approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and your IRB-approved protocol is ready to close, please submit a status report.

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The Master’s Thesis/Project Approval form confirms you successfully defended a research proposal and have the necessary regulatory approvals to conduct the proposed research.
Master’s Thesis/Project Approval | Grad School

Master’s Thesis/Project Approval

The Master’s Thesis/Project Approval form confirms you successfully defended a research proposal and have the necessary regulatory approvals to conduct the proposed research.

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The Plan B Creative Project/Report form grants Utah State University a non-exclusive license to archive your work and make it accessible to the public.
Plan B Report/Creative Project Submission | Grad School

Plan B Report/Creative Project Submission

The Plan B Creative Project/Report form grants Utah State University a non-exclusive license to archive your work and make it accessible to the public.

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The Program of Study is a contract between you, your committee and the School of Graduate Studies outlining which courses you will take to meet the School of Graduate Studies requirements and complete your degree program.
Program of Study

Program of Study

The Program of Study is a contract between you, your committee and the School of Graduate Studies outlining which courses you will take to meet the School of Graduate Studies requirements and complete your degree program.

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Use the Readmission form if you have not enrolled in courses for over two years.
Readmission | Grad School

Readmission

Use the Readmission form if you have not enrolled in courses for over two years.

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If you’re an international student, submit the Reduced Course Load form on the ISSS portal to get approval to take less than a full course load.
Reduced Course Load | Grad School

Reduced Course Load

If you’re an international student, submit the Reduced Course Load form on the ISSS portal to get approval to take less than a full course load.

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Any undergraduate or concurrent student who wants to pay undergraduate tuition for a course and for that course to be applied to a graduate degree.
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Split Form

Any undergraduate or concurrent student who wants to pay undergraduate tuition for a course and for that course to be applied to a graduate degree.

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A Supervisory Committee Approval form confirms the individuals who will serve on your committee.
Supervisory Committee Approval | Grad School

Supervisory Committee Approval

A Supervisory Committee Approval form confirms the individuals who will serve on your committee.

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Any student who wants to seek tuition assistance to support their graduate degree with foreign language coursework which is included on an approved Program of Study.
Supplemental Language Tuition Form | Grad School

Supplemental Language Tuition Form

Any student who wants to seek tuition assistance to support their graduate degree with foreign language coursework which is included on an approved Program of Study.

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A Supervisory Committee Approval form confirms the individuals who will serve on your committee.
Thesis/Dissertation Format and Style and Electronic Publication Approval | Grad School

Thesis/Dissertation Format and Style and Electronic Publication Approval

A Supervisory Committee Approval form confirms the individuals who will serve on your committee.

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The final approval of a student's Master's Plan A Thesis or a Doctoral Dissertation.
Title Pages for Master's Plan A and Doctoral Dissertations | Grad School

Title Pages for Master's Plan A and Doctoral Dissertations

The final approval of a student's Master's Plan A Thesis or a Doctoral Dissertation.

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Any student who meets the qualifications for the WRGP program and would like to participate in it fill out this form.
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Western Regional Graduate Program

Any student who meets the qualifications for the WRGP program and would like to participate in it fill out this form.

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Use the Work 20+ Hours form if you have a .5 FTE and want to work more than 20 hours at Utah State University.
Work 20+ Hours | Grad School

Work 20+ Hours

Use the Work 20+ Hours form if you have a .5 FTE and want to work more than 20 hours at Utah State University.