Forms, Guidelines, and Important Dates

FORMS AND GUIDELINES

Permission to Enroll in 100-Level Class for Graduate Credit

Any graduate student who is taking an undergraduate course for credit towards their graduate degree be required to do additional work in that course such as attending extra sections with the instructor and other graduate students, writing a longer final paper (minimum 20 pages) and / or doing an oral presentation about some aspect of the course material to the class.

Cross-Registration Form for GCWS

Please note that this form is only available from July 19-September 8, 2022. You must submit this form to receive credit for classes through the GCWS. The deadline for applications for GCWS courses is August 15, 2022

Master's Paper Approval Form

Completion of a master’s research paper of professional quality and length (normally 25-40 pages) on a
topic related to the degree. The paper will be read by two faculty members, at least one of whom is a member of the student’s home department, and at least one of whom is a member of the WGS core or affliate faculty.

This form MUST be signed and returned to the WGS Offce (Rabb 105) along with the final electronic copy of your paper before graduation. Both the form and the final copy (post-defense) of the Master's Paper may be submitted to the WGS Office electronically.

Application for Graduation (August/February/May)

Please refer to the chart below for the final deadlines for graduation. The Registrar's Office sends regular correspondence regarding graduation, please read all correspondence from the Registrar's Office.

GSAS Policy on Leaves of Absence (Updated Fall 2022)
Please refer to the the GSAS and University Bulletin policies on Leaves of Absence according to your specific situation. If you have questions, please reach out to the appropriate office for clarification.

 

DEADLINES FOR GRADUATING MA STUDENTS
Graduation Date
Form Due Date
February 2023
Last day for February graduate degree candidates (final and continuing master's and Ph.D.) to file Application for Degree. Registrar's Office will announce form availability. Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Master's Paper Approval Form
due to WGS Office
WGS Master's Paper Approval Form Wednesday, January 11, 2023
May 2023
Last day for May graduate degree candidates (final and continuing master's and PhD) to file Application for Degree. See application for details. Registrar's Office will announce form availability. Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Master's Paper Approval Form
due to WGS Office
WGS Master's Paper Approval Form Friday, May 12, 2023
August 2023
Last day for August graduate degree candidates (final and continuing Master’s and PhD) to file Application for Degree. See application for details. Registrar's Office will announce form availability. Friday, June 16, 2023
Master's Paper Approval Form
due to WGS Office
WGS Master's Paper Approval Form Wednesday, August 2, 2023

For questions about submitting the thesis to GSAS, please contact GSAS.

The WGS Deadline is after the University deadline and is for internal recordkeeping purposes. To ensure that your paperwork is prepared for graduation, please adhere to the deadlines set by the Registrar's Office and GSAS.