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Graduate Student Forms

This page hosts links to various forms used (initiated) by graduate students. The office that controls the form is listed at the end of the entry if it is not the Graduate College. Some forms may be examples for viewing only and an original multi-copy form must be used. Forms used by faculty/staff may be found here.

Admissions

Applications and Related Forms for Admission to the Graduate College

Financial Statement for International Applicants

Change of Graduate Program or Degree-Sought for Current Graduate Students

  • Request for Change of Graduate Program Form (pdf)
  • Instructions (pdf)
    • For use by currently registered students and students with "continuing student" status only
    • Use to apply for a change of an existing program or degree-sought, or to add a second program
    • Use to change to another program after receiving a graduate degree (e.g., master to doctoral)

Funding Your Education/Awards

Application for Fellowship, Assistantship, Graduate College Tuition Waiver & Traineeship

    General Forms

    Award Applications and Forms

   Student Presenter Awards

Registration and Related

Chicago Metropolitan Exchange Program

Course Registration and Registration Adjustments

Change of Graduate Program or Degree-Sought for Current Graduate Students

  • Request for Change of Graduate Program (pdf)
  • Instructions (pdf)
    • For use by currently registered students and students with "continuing student" status only
    • Use to apply for a change of an existing program or degree-sought, or to add a second program
    • Use to change to another program after receiving a graduate degree (e.g., master to doctoral)

Graduate College General Student Petition

The Graduate College will be converting to online forms over the next months. Following is a link to the online form and a list of scenarios for which the online form may be used for currenlty. 

Paper forms remain for other scenarios at this time.

Leave of Absence

Transfer Credit

  • Transfer Credit Towards an Advanced Degree  (pdf) - sample only
    • To transfer graduate courses from another institution to a UIC graduate program (transcript must be attached)
    • To transfer UIC graduate courses from undergraduate, nondegree, or a different graduate program into an existing graduate program
    • Do not use to have a previously-earned master degree applied to your doctoral program
    • More information

Committees, Exams, Defense and Thesis

Student Faculty Committee Approval and Thesis Title

Examination and Defense Results

Thesis

Graduation

Appy for Graduation