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Most of the following forms are now available using DocuSign, which allows for electronic routing of signatures.

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Admission Materials

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Application for admission Student online
Entrance Exam Waiver Form - Student FormStudentPDF, 33 KB
Response to Admission OfferStudent email
Deferral of Admission TermStudent email
Accelerated Admissions Nomination FormStudent or FacultyAA Nomination Form
Paper-Based Recommender Form (for recommenderswho prefer not to complete the online form)Faculty PDF, 94 KB
 Application Deadline Form  Faculty online

Assistantship and Fellowship Forms

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NC Tuition Scholarship (NCTS) Agreement Form (for students who have received a NCTS) StudentIncluded in email sent
Fellowship Application for Continuing Students (for students who have already enrolled; only available in late Winter/early Spring of each year)
 StudentFellowship Portal

Assistantship Appointment Forms

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Assistantship Appointment Forms - Choose Only ONE per Student per AppointmentInitiated By:  Link
  • Graduate Teaching Faculty Associate Assistantship (GTFA) Appointment Form Request 
    • Appointment Form for Graduate Teaching Faculty Associate (Instructor of Record)
    • GTFA positions do not submit online a web time entry electronic timesheets but instead will be paid in "equal installment amounts" based on amount and work time period.  A hard copy timesheet must be kept on file by the supervisor for auditing purposes.
Hiring Faculty or StaffGTFA Request Form
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Appointment Form Request
    • Appointment Form for Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • GTA positions do not submit online a web time entry electronic timesheets but instead will be paid in "equal installment amounts" based on amount and work time period.  A hard copy timesheet must be kept on file by the supervisor for auditing purposes.
Hiring Faculty or StaffGTA Request Form
  • Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) Appointment Form Request
    • Appointment Form for Graduate Research Assistantship
    • GRA positions MUST submit online a web time entry electronic timesheets to his/her supervisor for approval every two weeks to be paid for actual hours worked.   A hard copy timesheet must be kept on file by the supervisor for auditing purposes.
Hiring Faculty or StaffGRA Request Form
  • Graduate Grant Funded Research Assistantship (GORA) Appointment Form Request
    • Appointment Form for a GRANT funded Graduate Research Assistantship
    • GORA positions MUST submit online a web time entry electronic timesheets to his/her supervisor for approval every two weeks to be paid for actual hours worked.   A hard copy timesheet must be kept on file by the supervisor for auditing purposes.
Hiring Faculty or StaffGORA Request Form
  • Graduate Research Assistant Mentee (GRAM) Appointment Form Request
    • GRAM positions MUST submit a web time entry electronic timesheet to his/her supervisor for approval every two weeks to be paid for actual hours worked.  Failure to do so will result in a paycheck delay.  A hard copy timesheet must be kept on file by the supervisor in the department for auditing purposes.
Hiring Faculty or StaffGRAM Request Form
  • Graduate Administrative Assistantship (GAA) Appointment Form Request
    • GAA positions MUST submit a web time entry electronic timesheet to his/her supervisor for approval every two weeks to be paid for actual hours worked.  Failure to do so will result in a paycheck delay.  A hard copy timesheet must be kept on file by the supervisor in the department for auditing purposes.
Hiring Faculty or StaffGAA Request Form
Assistantship CHANGE Form Request for GAA, GRA, and GRAM AppointmentsHiring Faculty or StaffGAA, GRA, GRAM Change Request Form
Assistantship CHANGE Form Request for GTFA, GTA, and GORA AppointmentsHiring Faculty or StaffGTFA, GTA, GORA Change Request Form
Assistantship TERMINATION  Form Request for GAA, GRA, and GRAM AppointmentsHiring Faculty or StaffGAA, GRA, GRAM Termination Request Form
 
Assistantship TERMINATION  Form Request for GTFA, GTA, and GORA AppointmentsHiring Faculty or StaffGTFA, GTA, GORA Termination Request Form
Nomination for NC Tuition Scholarship (for department use)Faculty or StaffNomination for NC Tuition Scholarship 

Enrollment Forms

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Special Course Form (to sign up for thesis, dissertation, individual study, independent study - anything not in the schedule of classes)StudentSpecial Course Approval Form
Late Drop or Add FormStudentLate Drop/Add Request Form
Overload Request (individual student requesting to enroll in more than 12 hours F/S or more than 6 hours SS1/SS2)StudentUse link in AppalNet
Senior Permission Form (senior with a 3.0 GPA -- or undergraduate non-degree student with equivalent background -- requesting to enroll in a graduate course)StudentSenior Undergrad Request Form 
International Exchange Student Permission Form (exchange student requesting to enroll in a graduate course)StudentInternational Student Request Form
Graduate Non-Degree Student Permission Form (graduate non-degree student requesting to enroll in a graduate course)Student

Graduate Faculty Application

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Membership Application and Guidelines (Read more here.)FacultyPDF, 120 KB

Graduation from Degree or Certificate

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Application for Graduation from a Graduate Degree Program (APPLY ONLINE THROUGH APPALNET)Studentmore info
Request to Move Application for Graduation to a DIFFERENT Semester (note: email to graduaterecs@appstate.edu FROM your appstate.edu account) Studentemail
REPLACEMENT Graduate Diploma Order StudentPDF, 69 KB 

Program Materials - Degree and Certificate

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Change/Add Major, Add/Delete Certificate RequestStudentPDF, 123 KB 
Application for completion from a CERTIFICATE  Program (APPLY ONLINE THROUGH APPALNET)Studentmore info
Program of Study FormFaculty
Proficiency Completion (email from program director or chair may be sent instead to graduaterecs@appstate.edu; be sure to include subject of proficiency)FacultyPDF, 93 KB 
Comprehensive Exam Report (Degree)FacultyComprehensive Exam Request Form
Comprehensive Exam Report (Certificate)FacultyComprehensive Exam (Certificate)
Product of Learning Report (only required if the program does not require 5525 course)FacultyProduct of Learning Report Request Form
Qualifying Examination for the Ed.D. DegreeFacultyQualifying Examination Form 
Probation Contract and Action PlanFacultyPDF, 197 KB
Dismissal Recommendation FormFacultyPDF, 180 KB
Admission to Candidacy (thesis/dissertation committee form should be used unless "nonthesis")FacultyCandidacy Report Request Form
Product of Learning Report (only required if the program does not require 5525 course)FacultyProduct of Learning Report Request Form
Accelerated Admissions Completed CoursesFacultyAccelerated Admissions

Theses and Dissertations

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Dissertation and Thesis HandbookN/Aonline
Thesis/Dissertation Committee MembershipFacultyPDF, 89 KB
Change of Thesis/Dissertation CommitteeFacultyPDF, 49 KB 
Dissertation and Thesis HandbookN/Aonline