GRADUATE STUDIES FORMS

Please note:
  • The types of documents linked to below are:
    • (PDF): Adobe Acrobat files. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view these documents.
    • (Word): MSWord files (may be either printed out blank and then filled in, or downloaded and filled in as a Word document).
    • (Web page): From the Division of Graduate Studies ( DGS) or other Website.
    • (Informed Filler document): Available to campus users only.

 


 

Admission

Program Admissions Criteria (Domestic students) (PDF) (DGS)
International Student Program Admissions Criteria (PDF) (DGS)
Assessment for Special Admission (PDF)  
Admission Application (online) via www.CSUMentor.edu
International Application (online) via www.CSUMentor.edu


  Advancement to Candidacy

Petition of Advancement to Candidacy for the Graduate Degree Go to list of Petitions of Advancement to Candidacy forms for specific programs
Graduate Writing Requirement (PDF) Information sheets


  Certificate of Advanced Study

Proposed Program for the Certificate of Advanced Study (PDF)
Program Adjustment Request for a Certificate of Advanced Study (PDF)
Application for the Award of the Certificate of Advanced Study (PDF)


  Classification

Classified Graduate Standing Request (PDF)


  Course Validation

Recommendation for Course Validation (PDF)


  Curriculum Change

New Graduate Course Request (Informed Filler document) "New Grad Course Request," GRADNEW.ITF (first 4 pages)
Definitions of Graduate Level Instruction in the CSU (Informed Filler document) "New Grad Course Request," GRADNEW.ITF (last 2 pages)
Graduate Course Change or Deletion Request (Informed Filler document)  "Graduate Change Request," GRADCNG.ITF
Graduate Program Catalog Statement Revision Request (Informed Filler document) "Graduate Catalog Statement," GRADCAT.ITF
Policy on Course Syllabi and Grading (PDF) From the Fresno State Academic Policy Manual


  Disqualification Readmission

Petition for Readmission of Disqualified Graduate or Advanced Certificate Student (PDF)


  Enrollment/Registration

Graduate Studies Continuation Enrollment Information and Procedures (PDF) DGS information sheet
Graduate Studies Continuous Enrollment Non-Credit Registration Form (Zero-unit/GS Continuation) (PDF)  
Student Status of Enrollment in Zero Units (GS Continuation) Verification Request (PDF)  
Graduate Petition for Academic Overload (PDF)  
Undergraduate Petition to Enroll in Graduate (200-Series) Courses (PDF)  


  Graduate Coordinator

Directory of Postbaccalaureate Programs (DGS Web page)
Graduate Coordinator/Director Official Appointment Notification (Word)


  Graduation

Graduate Degree Deadlines (DGS Web page)  
Graduate Degree Application (PDF) / (Word) Available during the next application period (see "Dates & Deadlines")
Graduate Degree Clearance (PDF)  


  Interdisciplinary Studies

Guidelines for the M.A. or M.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (formerly Graduate Special Major) (DGS Web Page) DGS information sheet
Application to Pursue an M.A. or M.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (formerly Graduate Special Major) / Faculty Evaluation and Recommendation Form (PDF)  


  Major Change/Add

Change or Add Graduate Degree or Advanced Certificate Objective (PDF)


  Program Adjustment Request (PAR)

Program Adjustment Request for a Graduate Degree


  Project (298) Guidelines

University Graduate Committee's Fall 2010 project guidelines.


  Teaching Associates/Graduate Assistants

Compliance & Eligibility Verification for Teaching Associates/Graduate Assistants (PDF) DGS letter
Policy on Teaching Associates (PDF) From the Fresno State Academic Policy Manual
Classification and Qualification Standards (PDF) From the CSU Chancellor's Office
Policy on Graduate Assistants (PDF) From the Fresno State Academic Policy Manual
Classification and Qualification Standards (PDF) From the CSU Chancellor's Office


  Thesis

Graduate Thesis (299) Committee Assignment & Thesis Committee Guidelines (PDF) | (Word)
Request for Permission to Include Copyrighted Material in Graduate Thesis (PDF) | (Word)
Change in Graduate Thesis (299) Committee and/or Topic (Word)
Thesis Committee Policy and Guidelines (PDF) | (DGS Web page)


  Withdrawal

Retroactive Withdrawal (use the Request for Record Adjustment Form) Available from the ARE Web site

 

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