Forms

All of the following forms are in fillable Adobe Acrobat file format (*.pdf). Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 or later.

Note: All forms should be returned directly to the Graduate School in 232 JET Building.

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Admission Materials

Application for admission  online
Paper-Based Recommender Form (for recommenders who prefer not to complete the online form) PDF, 94 KB
Entrance Exam Waiver Form - Student FormPDF, 33 KB
Response to Admission Offer email
Deferral of Admission Term email
Accelerated Admissions Nomination FormPDF, 123 KB
Application Deadline Form online

Assistantship and Fellowship Forms (for students)

NC Tuition Scholarship (NCTS) Agreement Form (for students who have received a NCTS)PDF, 64 KB 
Fellowship Application for Continuing Students (for students who have already enrolled; applicants for admission should check YES to the question on the admission application)PDF, 162 KB 

Assistantship and Fellowship Forms (for departments)

Assistantship Appointment Forms - Choose ONE 
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTFA/GTA) Appointment Forms - NEW (for department use; both student and department must sign before sending to the graduate school)
    • Appointment Forms for both Graduate Teaching Faculty Associate (Instructor of Record) and Graduate Teaching Assistant
TA Appointment Forms
  • Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) Appointment Form - NEW (for department use; both student and department must sign before sending to the graduate school)
    • Appointment Forms for both internally and externally GRANT funded Graduate Research Assistantships
RA Appointment Forms
  • Graduate Administrative Assistantship (GAA) Appointment Form - NEW (for department use; both student and department must sign before sending to the graduate school)
GA Appointment Form
  • GRAM Assistantship Appointment Form - NEW (for department use; both student and department must sign before sending to the graduate school)
GRAM Appointment Form
Assistantship: CHANGE existing appointment (for department use - change salary, budget codes, hours, etc.)PDF, 64 KB
Assistantship: TERMINATION of an appointment (for department use - terminate completely after a specified number of hours worked)PDF, 20 KB 
Nomination for NC Tuition Scholarship (for department use)PDF, 152 KB 
Graduate Assistant Evaluation (GA or RA) Form (for department use)PDF, 415 KB 
Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Evaluation Form (for department use)PDF, 353 KB 

 Enrollment Forms

Special Course Form (to sign up for thesis, dissertation, individual study, independent study - anything not in the schedule of classes)PDF, 750 KB
Return directly to Graduate School
Late Drop or Add FormPDF, 373 KB
Overload Request (individual student requesting to enroll in more than 12 hours F/S or more than 6 hours SS1/SS2)Use 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)PDF, 113 KB 
International Exchange Student Permission Form (exchange student requesting to enroll in a graduate course)PDF, 113 KB 
Graduate Non-Degree Student Permission Form (graduate non-degree student requesting to enroll in a graduate course)PDF, 113 KB 

Graduate Faculty Application

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

 Program Materials - Degree and Certificate

Degreeworks Program Customization FormPDF, 122 KB
Admission to Candidacy (thesis/dissertation committee form should be used unless "nonthesis")PDF, 93 KB 
Proficiency Completion (email from program director or chair may be sent instead to graduaterecs@appstate.edu; be sure to include subject of proficiency)PDF, 93 KB 
Comprehensive Exam ReportPDF, 98 KB 
Product of Learning Report (only required if the program does not require 5525 course)PDF, 31 KB 
Change/Add Major, Add/Delete Certificate RequestPDF, 123 KB 
Application for completion from a CERTIFICATE  Program (APPLY ONLINE THROUGH APPALNET)more info
Probation Contract and Action PlanPDF, 197 KB

Thesis and Dissertation

Thesis/Dissertation Committee MembershipPDF, 89 KB
Change of Thesis/Dissertation CommitteePDF, 49 KB 
Dissertation and Thesis Handbookonline

Degree Graduation

Application for Graduation from a Graduate Degree Program (APPLY ONLINE THROUGH APPALNET)more info
Admission to Candidacy (thesis/dissertation committee form should be used unless "nonthesis")PDF, 93 KB 
Product of Learning Report (only required if the program does not require 5525 course)PDF, 31 KB 
Request to Move Application for Graduation to a DIFFERENT Semester (note: email to graduaterecs@appstate.edu FROM your appstate.edu account) email
REPLACEMENT Graduate Diploma Order PDF, 69 KB