Applications for Candidacy

Application for Candidacy for the Master’s Degree (Plan I) – (PDF)

Advancement to Candidacy for Master’s Degree (Plan II) – (DOC)

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 for Ph.D. Degree in the Joint Doctoral Program with GTU (Plan A) – (PDF)

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)

Graduate Appeal Procedure | Form (PDF)

Forms Submitted by Faculty or Staff

Request for an Exception for Non-senate Member to Serve on Higher Degree Committee (PDF)

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)