Forms

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  • Admissions

    • Request to Change Campus, Concentration, Degree Level or Add Secondary Concentration
    • Declaration of Financial Support for International Graduate Students
    • Veteran, Service-Member, Dependent, Spouse Non-Resident Tuition Waiver
  • Registration

    • Instructions for Online Registration
  • Required for Graduation

    • Paperwork Due Date Reference Sheet
    • Committee Request
      * Should be created first semester of enrollment and sent The Graduate School Office. All committee members must have a graduate faculty appointment.
    • Request for Change of Committee Members
      * Should be sent to The Graduate School Office once complete.
    • Transfer Approval Form
      *Should be submitted to The Graduate School Office as soon as transcript is available so courses can be reviewed and transferred.
    • Declaration Announcement of Comprehensive Examination/Defense Form
      * Should be sent electronically to examannouncement@grad.msstate.edu at least two weeks prior to the scheduled exam/defense date.
  • Other

    • Request to Retake a Course Form
      *Should be sent electronically to gradregistraion@grad.msstate.edu.
    • Release from Graduate Status to Undergraduate Status
    • Request for Extension of Time
    • Request for Additional Extension of Time
    • Request for Scheduling Overload
    • The Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor
    • Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Nomination Form

  • Admissions

    • Request to Change Campus, Concentration, Degree Level or Add Secondary Concentration
    • Declaration of Financial Support for International Graduate Students
    • Veteran, Service-Member, Dependent, Spouse Non-Resident Tuition Waiver
  • Registration

  • Required for Graduation

    • Paperwork Due Date Reference Sheet
    • Committee Requet
      ** Should be created first semester of enrollment and sent The Graduate School Office. All committee members must have a graduate faculty appointment.
    • Request for Change of Committee Members
      * Should be sent to The Graduate School Office once complete.
    • Distance Student Certification of Off-Campus/Non-MSU Research Facility
      *Should be created as soon as research is approved and kept in department until paperwork is sent to The Graduate School Office when preliminary examinations are scheduled.
    • Transfer Approval Form
      *Should be submitted to The Graduate School Office as soon as transcript is available so courses can be reviewed and transferred.
    • Admission to Candidacy Form
      *Due to The Graduate School Office along with examination result for preliminary/comprehensive examination.
    • Declaration Announcement of Comprehensive Examination/Defense Form
      * Should be sent electronically to examannouncement@grad.msstate.edu at least two weeks prior to the scheduled exam/defense date.
  • Other

    • Request to Retake a Course Form
      *Should be sent electronically to gradregistraion@grad.msstate.edu.
    • Release from Graduate Status to Undergraduate Status
    • Request for Extension of Time
    • Request for Additional Extension of Time
    • Request for Scheduling Overload
    • The Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor
    • Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Nomination Form

  • Assistantship Forms

    • Graduate Assistantship Application -  will be on another  tab
    • Requirements for New Graduate Assistantship Awards and Processing of Paperwork
    • Employment Action Form (EAF)
    • GA Teaching Certification Form
    • Graduate Assistant Tuition Remission Form
    • Graduate Assistant - Taxability of Tuition Remission
    • Graduate Assistant Performance Appraisal
    • Summer Class Verification
    • Personal Demographic Data
    • Request for Other University Employment
    • Sample Offer Letter - Graduate Research Assistantship (Effective August 16, 2015)
    • Sample Offer Letter - Graduate Teaching/Service Assistantship (Summer Only: May 16, 2018- August 15, 2018)
    • Sample Offer Letter - Graduate Teaching/Service Assistantship (Effective August 16, 2017)
    • Summer Appointment Request Form (SARF)
  • Graduation Forms

    *See MS, EDS, Ph.D. section for other forms. We could add them all here, but that seemed like a lot.

    • Master's Graduation Checklist
    • Doctoral Graduation Checklist
    • Educational Specialist Graduation Checklist
    • External Observer Form
    • Report of Examination Results (Authentication Required)
      *Due to The Graduate School Office after examination or defense. This form should NOT be accessible to students.
  • Faculty Status

    • Documentation of Major Professor Status-Adjunct USGS Professors
    • Request for Appointment to Graduate Faculty – Level 1
    • Request for Appointment to Graduate Faculty – Level 2
  • Other

    • Dismissal Recommendation
    • Accelerated Programs Approval Form
    • GTA of the Year Nomination
    • GRA of the Year Nomination
    • GSA of the Yea Nomination

  • Instructions for Online Registration
  • Unclassified Graduate Student Registration Approval
  • Veteran, Service-Member, Dependent, Spouse Non-Resident Tuition Waiver