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Departmental forms

Waiver of Requirement
Independent Study Proposal
Plan of Study
Master's Thesis or Project Proposal
Internship Placement Agreement
MUPP Internship Evaluation
Intent to Complete Certificate Program
Student Travel Award
Ph.D. Travel Funds Proposal
Ph.D. Progress Reporting Template
UPP 592 Enrollment Form
Master's Project or Thesis Submission Checklist

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Graduate College Admissions

Application (online) for Graduate College Admission - OAR form
Declaration and Certification of Finances for international applicants - OAR form (must fill out paper form)
Graduate Program or Degree-Sought Change Instructions
Request for Change of Graduate Program, for use by currently registered students and students with "continuing student" status only. Use this form to apply for a change of an existing program or degree-sought, or to add a second program (i.e. GSAV certificate). Use also to change to another program after receiving a graduate degree (e.g., master to doctoral).
Letter of Recommendation Contact program to which you are applying as some may not require use of this form; if you are applying for a financial award, this form is part of the Application for Graduate Appointment.

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Graduate College Funding

Application for Graduate Appointment (pdf, 217kb)
Student Travel Awards Guidelines and Application (Online). For UIC students in the Graduate College who are presenting their work at meetings of nationally-recognized scientific or scholarly organizations.

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Registration and Related

Course Registration and Registration Adjustments

Cancellation of Registration (jpg) - sample only, OAR form
Credit / No Credit Option - sample only, OAR form
Graduate Student Petition - sample only
Petition to Register After the 10th (5th in Summer) Day (pdf, 106kb) - OAR form
Petition for Retroactive Registration or Course Add (pdf) - OAR form
Registration Revision Form (pdf, 423kb) - sample only
Instructions for Registration Revision Form
University Withdrawal - sample only, OAR form
Visitor's Permit (class audit) (pdf) - sample only, OAR form

Graduate Program or Degree-Sought Change

See Graduate Program or Degree-Sought Change in the Admissions section above Graduate Student Petition (general petition) (sample only, hard copy required). To request exceptions to policy & deadlines - do not use for leave of absence or transfer credit.

Leave of Absence

Instructions
Graduate Petition for Leave of Absence (sample only, hard copy required)
Transfer Credit Towards an Advanced Degree (sample only) Use to transfer graduate courses from another institution to a UIC graduate program (transcript must be attached). Use to transfer UIC graduate courses from undergraduate, non-degree, 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. See more information.

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Committees / exams / defense / thesis

Committee Approval and Thesis Title
Committee Recommendation Form - (fillable pdf)
Request for Change in Thesis Title or Committee Member(s) form (fillable pdf). See more information for all of above.
Examination and Defense Results: Examination Report (sample only, hard copy required). See more information.
Master's Project Report Form (sample only, hard copy required). See more information.

Dissertation and Thesis

Certificate of Approval ("red-border pages") (pdf, 153kb) - sample only
Department / Program Thesis Format Approval Form (pdf, 14kb)
Doctoral Dissertation Agreement Form, ProQuest website
Survey of Earned Doctorates (NORC pdf)
Thesis / Dissertation Student Information Label (fillable pdf, 18kb)
How to use the information label. See more information for all of above.

Examination and Defense Results

Examination Report - sample only. See more information
Master's Project Report Form - sample only. See more information.

Thesis Results

Certificate of Approval ("red-border pages") - sample only
Department / Program Thesis Format Approval Form
Doctoral Dissertation Agreement Form, ProQuest website
Survey of Earned Doctorates (NORC pdf)
Thesis / Dissertation Student Information Label (fillable pdf)
How to use the information label
See more information for all of above.

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Graduation

Intent to Graduate (Pending Degree List) - online process, OSSS website . See more information

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