Applications for Candidacy

Other Degrees Forms

  • Filing Fee Application –Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
  • In absentia Form — Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
  • Petition for Internship Leave — Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
  • Doctoral Candidacy Review for Doctoral Students — Must be completed each year by doctoral students advanced to candidacy. Available as an eForm in CalCentral.
  • Application for Qualifying Examination – part of the Higher Degree Committee eForm in CalCentral. 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 — Submitted electronically when dissertation is filed. Available as a checklist task in CalCentral.
  • Dissertation Release Form  — Part of the Final Signature eForm when dissertation is filed.
  • Masters Thesis Release Form  — Part of the Final Signature eForm when thesis is filed.

Petitions, Appeals and Readmission

  • Application for Re-Enrollment — eForm in Campus Solutions (initiated by department staff)
  • Petition for Parenting Leave  — Special Enrollment Petition eForm in CalCentral
  • Petition to Change Class Schedule — Available as an eForm in CalCentral
  • Graduate Appeal Procedure | Form (PDF)

Forms Submitted by Faculty or Staff

  • Graduate Petition for Change of Degree Goal — Grad Change of Major eForm in CalCentral.
  • Request for Change in Higher Degree Committee – Also known as “Reconstitution” – part of the Higher Degree Committee eForm in CalCentral
  • Report on the Qualifying Examination — eForm in Campus Solutions. Must be submitted to the Graduate Division no later than 2 weeks after the exam.
  • Request to add non-UCB committee members to the database for eForm submission (Google Form) — required if external members are not found in committee search.
  • Faculty Nomination and Confirmation — updatable using the “Manage Advisor Roles” tool on the Campus Solutions GSAO Homepage.