Forms & Applications
Applications for Candidacy
Application for Candidacy (Plan B) – Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Public Health
Application for Candidacy for Ph.D. Degree (Plan A) – Buddhist Studies, Logic & Methodology of Science, and Interdisciplinary programs
Application for Candidacy in the Joint Doctoral Program (Plan B) – Bioengineering, Educational Leadership, Medical Anthropology, Special Education
Other Degrees Forms
Filing Fee Application –Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
In absentia Form — Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
Doctoral Candidacy Review for Doctoral Students (GLOW) — Must be completed each year by doctoral students advanced to candidacy
Application for Qualifying Examination (PDF) — Completed application must be received by the Graduate Division at least 3 weeks before the proposed examination date.
Request for Certificate of Degree Completion (Electronic Request) — May take up to 10 days to process.
Survey of Doctoral Student Opinions (PDF) — Submitted when dissertation is filed.
Dissertation Release Form (PDF) — Submitted when dissertation is filed.
Masters Thesis Release Form (PDF) — Submitted when thesis is filed.
Petitions, Appeals and Readmission
Application for Readmission (Office of Registrar site)
Petition for Parenting Leave — Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
Petition to Change Class Schedule (Office of Registrar site)
Petition for Credit by Examination (Office of Registrar site)
Petition for Late Enrollment/Registration (Office of Registrar site)
Forms Submitted by Faculty or Staff
Graduate Petition for Change of Major or Degree Goal — Now performed using Acad Plan eForm.
Request for Change in Higher Degree Committee (PDF) — Also known as “Reconstitution”.
Report on the Qualifying Examination (PDF) — Must be submitted to the Graduate Division no later than 2 weeks after the exam.
Nominations for Graduate & Faculty Advisers (Login to GLOW)