The graduate student academic appeal procedure is designed to offer a means to resolve disagreements related to interpretation of University or department policies for students enrolled in graduate courses in the University.
Application for degree
Use this form to apply to graduate. Once you have completed the form, pay your $75 fee for a master's program or your $100 fee for a doctorate program at the Student Accounts Office. There is an additional $10 fee if you miss the deadline (check Bulletin for deadlines). After paying the graduation fee, submit the form to the Graduate School to initiate an audit. You will receive a letter informing you of the courses you need to complete in order to graduate.
Application for certificate
Use this form to apply for a graduate certificate. MBA students must apply for certificate separately from degree.
Application to Graduate School
It is recommended that applicants use the online application which is easy to use and quicker to complete.
Capstone Experience Forms
Use these forms to communicate status to the Graduate School.
Doctoral Capstone Experience Committee Designation
Use this form to designate your Capstone Experience Committee and file with the Graduate School.
Capstone Experience Format Samples
Report on Capstone Experience
Your Capstone Experience Committee uses this form to report the results of your Capstone Experience.
Binding Capstone Project
Doctoral Plan of Study Forms
Use these forms to file your plan of study after creating it with your advisor or to make changes once it has been filed with the Graduate School.
Doctoral Program Plan of Study - DNP
Request for Change in Doctoral Plan of Study
Use these forms to file changes in your plan of study as determined by consultation with your advisor.
Doctoral Student Leave of Absence Request
Use this form to request a leave of absence from your doctorate studies due to extenuating circumstances.
Independent Study Form
Complete this form in its entirety with your instructor. Specify the plan for completing the study, indicate if it will follow the syllabus of a standard course.
MIGS Form (Graduate Guest Pass)
The Michigan Intercollegiate Graduate Studies form is used with permission of students' advisor and Dean of the Graduate School to take a class as a guest graduate student at another Michigan institution.
This form may be used for the recommendation from a professional associate or supervisor. Provide the form to your reference and ask them to send it in a letterhead envelope from their business or a stamped envelope that you provide. They should sign over the seal to indicate it was not viewed by you.
Recommendation for Candidacy Status Form
Statement of Purpose Form
This form is for applicants to those programs that require a goal statement.
Graduate Student Health Form
Graduate Student Physical Examination
Hepatitis B Vaccination Waiver