Forms, Guidelines, and Publications
AGGRS (Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship) Application
Competition is held twice each year, during autumn and spring semesters.
Application to Graduate - Doctoral (PhD and DMA) *
Application to Graduate - Master's
Application to Graduate - Professional Doctorate *
Application to Graduate - Education Specialist Degree *
*All applications to graduate must be submitted to the Graduate School no later than the third Friday of the semester you intend to graduate.
CIC Traveling Scholar Application
Combined Graduate and Undergraduate/Professional Program Approval
Commencement Absence Form
Must be submitted two weeks before commencement.
Continuing Graduate Committee Service Request form
Course Enrollment Permission
Used to enroll in a class after the first Friday of the semester or when written permission is required.
Doctoral Draft Approval/Notification of Final Oral Examination
Dual Degree Program Plan Approval
Graduate Associate Appointments, Standard Document (pdf form)
Graduate Associate Appointments, Standard Document (Word Form)
Graduate Compensation and Benefits Committee Stipend Review 2012-2013
Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization Forms
Graduate Minor Forms
Graduate School Matching Tuition and Fee Award Guidelines and Form
Graduate Specialization Transcript Designation
Nomination to a Graduate Faculty Appointment
All graduate faculty appointments must be submitted on-line to the Graduate School portal.
Notification of Doctoral Candidacy Examination
Must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the proposed date for the oral portion of the exam.
Petition to Delay Dissemination of Dissertations and Theses Form
Petition Form for Graduate Committee and Examinations
Petition to Late Add/Drop/Audit
Preparing Future Faculty Program Application
Professional Doctorate Examination Notification
For AUD, DNP and DPT degrees only. The completed form must be submitted to the Graduate School no later than two weeks prior to the proposed examination date. Professional Doctorate Exam Report Form will be provided by the Graduate School.
Reactivate Enrollment Eligibility
Must be submitted by the first Friday of classes of the semester in which the course is to be completed.
Short-Term Absences and Leaves of Absence - Request for Leave
Short-Term Absences and Leaves of Absence - Affidavit of Domestic Partnership
Short-Term Absences and Leaves of Absence - Affidavit of Termination of Domestic Partnership
Status Beyond Master's Degree
Transfer of Graduate Credit
Transfer of Graduate Non-Degree Credit
Transfer of Graduate Program
Access to and Distribution of Dissertations
Alumni Grants for Graduate Reasearch and Scholarship Guidelines
Continuous Enrollment Policy Memo (28 Feb. 2011)
Continuous Enrollment Policy
Doctoral Student Procedures - Final Semester
Procedures for a doctoral candidate's last semester of enrollment (semester of graduation).
Doctoral Degree Graduation Checklist
Requirements for earning a doctoral degree from The Ohio State University
Formatting tips for Word (information for using Microsoft Word for dissertations and theses)
Funded Graduate Students - Instructions for Completing GA Appointment Document
Graduate Associate and Fellow Appointment 2014-2015 information
Graduate Associate and Fellow Appointment 2013-2014 information
Graduate Associate Fellowship Stipend Schedule
Graduate Advising Best Practices (Appendix F, Graduate School Handbook)
Graduate Associate Teaching Award (GATA) Guidelines
Graduate Courses on University Teaching and Mentored Teaching
Graduate Student Campus Visit Grants
Graduation Deadline Dates
Guidelines for Graduate Studies Committee Chairs
Guidelines for Short-Term Absences and Leaves of Absence for Graduate Stsudents Appointed as GAs, Fellows, and Trainees (Appendix E, Graduate School Handbook)
Guidelines for Student Grievances (Appendix D, Graduate School Handbook)
Guidelines for Video Conferencing Relating to Master's and Doctoral Examinations (Appendix B, Graduate School Handbook)
Preparing Theses Dissertations, and D.M.A. Documents
Submission of Dissertation and D.M.A. documents
Submission of Master's Theses
Master's Student Procedures - Final Semester
Procedures for a master's candidate's last semester of enrollment (semester of graduation).
Master's Degree Graduation Checklist
Requirements for earning a master's degree from The Ohio State University.
Mentoring and Advising Graduate Students
New Student "To Do" List
Presidential Fellowships Guidelines
are due on the third Friday of October for the autumn competition or
the third Friday of April for the spring competition.
Research Standards and Misconduct (Appendix C, Graduate School Handbook)
Sample Pages for Theses, Dissertations and D.M.A. Documents
Short-Term Absences and Leaves of Absence - Guidelines
Graduate School Handbook
Graduate School Newsletter - current
Graduate School Newsletters - archive
Graduate Study at Ohio State - brochure
New Student To-Do List