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Course Related Forms / General Student Forms / Master's and Ed. Specialist Level Forms / Doctoral Level Forms / Faculty Forms

Have you met the requirements for your degree?  Find forms and deadlines here!

Course Related Forms

Form Description Submission
C1 Admission of Undergrads to
Graduate Level Courses

During enrollment period
**Limited to 6 credit hours**

Inter-University Graduate
Enrollment Request
[found on Registrar's Office forms page]
Enrollment Period
C4 UM System
Visiting Student Application
Enrollment Period
C5 Request for Course Replacement By the last day to add a course
in the semester of replacement


General Student Forms

Form Description Submission
TwoPlusThree [2+3]
Information and Application
Work with your faculty advisor
for specifics about this program option
Advising Form No submission,
for student reference only

Late Drop Form
If you are withdrawing from UMSL: Complete Registration Survey
Must be submitted by the last date to drop classes in a semester

Conference Travel Support Request
Form and Information
G2 Application for
Teaching or Research
After Application to
Graduate School;
Submit to School or Dept
where you wish to apply
for assistantship
G3 Transfer Credit Form At the beginning
of your program,
as soon as you begin
coursework at UMSL
G6 Incorporation of
Non-Matriculated, Post-Bac
Work at UMSL
Students in
Non-Degree Status
G7 Petition for
Course Overload
Registration period
G9 Petition for Waiver
of Residence Requirement
PRIOR to last 2/3rds
of degree program
G10 Application for
Graduate Certificate
See Graduation Deadlines
for specific dates
G11 Request for Tuition Scholarship
for GRA/GTA/Fellows
Submit request through the GATS app.  
Paper requests no longer accepted.
G14 Request for
Equivalency Hours
After student has enrolled,
req. forms have been approved, etc.

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Master's and Ed. Specialist Level Forms

Master's and Educational Specialist Degrees have a completion time limit of 6 years.

Form Description Submission
M2 Appointment of
Thesis, Examination,
Paper or Project
Part A must be
submitted and approved
PRIOR to Part B

See Graduation Deadlines
for more information
M3 Preliminary Approval of Thesis Submitted at least
6 weeks prior to graduation
M4 Application for Graduation
Master's and Ed. Specialist Degrees
See Graduation Deadlines
for more information

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Doctoral Level Forms

Doctoral degrees have a completion time limit of 8 years - based on this time limit, we have compiled this table with links to forms and general submission timelines.
Printable PDF here

Form Description General Submission
D1 Appointment of Comp. Exam Committee
and Report of Results
Year 1 or 2
D2 Appointment of Advisor Year 1
D3 Application for Candidacy After all coursework completed;
Eligible for Equiv. Hours - G14
D4 Appointment of Dissertation Committee No later than Year 3
D5 Doctoral Dissertation Proposal

The D5 must be submitted for approval by the close of the term preceding the semester in which the student wishes to graduate (e.g., 17 December 2016 for May 2017 grad; 13 May 2017 for August 2017 grad; 5 August 2017 for December 2017 grad, etc.). These dates can be found on the Academic Calendar.  Any D5 that is denied approval by the Graduate Program Director or the Graduate School must be re-submitted by the candidate and the re-submission date and subsequent approvals will determine the term in which the student is eligible to graduate.

Year 3
D6 Prelim. Approval of Dissertation and
Oral Defense
[Submit with D9 and prelim. dissertation]
3 weeks prior to Oral Defense,
at the beginning of
graduating semester
D7 Dissertation Committee Report of Defense
and Final Approval of Dissertation
After Oral Defense and
all corrections have been made
to the Dissertation
D9 Oral Defense Announcement
[Submit with D6 and prelim. dissertation]
3 weeks prior to Oral Defense,
at the beginning of
graduating semester

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Faculty Forms

Form Description Submission
Degree Planning Tool Student Record ONLY
No Submission
Add/Drop Class within
the 1st FOUR weeks of a semester
No later than the
4th week of a semester
Late Drop
Drop class after the 4th week
of a semester
Prior to the final day
to drop a class in a semester
C2 Request to Approve Institute,
Workshop or Grad Course
through Continuing Ed
Must obtain approval 3 weeks
prior to course announcement
**UMSL Faculty use only**
G1 Recommendation
for Admission
At time of Admission
G4 Request for Change from Provisional to
Regular or Restricted Status
G5 Petition for Transfer from
Restricted to Regular Status
G15 Request for Exemption from
ITA Seminar
TwoPlusThree [2+3]
Information and Application
Conference Travel Support Request
Form and Information