Graduate School Forms

Forms for Students Nearing Graduation
Forms for Faculty and Staff
  • Announcement of Orals - Required before a student can defend their Thesis or Dissertation. It is due two weeks prior to the defense. This form must be submitted by the GPD or department administrative staff. (*Form updated 9/16/2022)
  • Results of Comprehensive Exam – Completed after a student, normally a master’s level student that is not completing a Thesis, has successfully passed a comprehensive exam. This exam can be written or oral.
  • Results of Preliminary Exam – All doctoral degree candidates must complete a preliminary exam before being admitted into candidacy. The results of the exam must be submitted by someone within the department.
  • Admissions to Doctoral Candidacy – Submitted after the student has met the foreign language requirement (if required for program), successfully completed of the preliminary exam, completed all departmental requirements including coursework (except dissertation).
  • Results of Oral Exam – Submitted after a student has defended their dissertation or thesis.

With the exception of the Announcement of Oral Exam form, which is available through Slate, these forms are available at  Please note: If you are off campus, you must be on the VPN in order to access OnBase.

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Waco, TX 76798-7264

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