Most of the following forms are now available using DocuSign, which allows for electronic routing of signatures. When submitting an electronic form, be aware that even the person who initiates the form will receive an email from DocuSign requesting a signature!
Note: Many of the forms on this page require that you login to access and submit the form. When you click on the login link there are two tabs a Log in tab and a Single Sign On Log in tab. To access the form you must click on the Single Sign On Log in tab and log in via that page. The default log in tab does not grant access to the form.
|Paper-Based Recommender Form|
For recommenders who prefer not to complete the online form.
Scholarship and Fellowship Forms
|NC Tuition Scholarship (NCTS) Agreement Form (included in email sent)|
For students who have received a NCTS.
|Nomination for NC Tuition Scholarship|
For department use.
|Faculty or Staff|
Assistantship Appointment Forms
|Request to Hire Graduate Assistant - All Types|
All assistantship appointments now use the same electronic form. You will still need to submit ONE form per student per appointment.
|Hiring Faculty or Staff|
|Assistantship Change or Termination Form Request - All Appointments|
Only the original Preparer may submit a Change or Termination Request.
|Hiring Faculty or Staff|
|Special Course Approval Form|
To sign up for thesis, dissertation, individual study, independent study - anything not in the schedule of classes.
|Late Drop/Add Request Form||Student|
|Overload Request (complete in AppalNet)|
For individual students requesting to enroll in more than 12 hours F/S or more than 6 hours SS1/SS2.
|Request for Special Permission Form|
For senior undergraduate students, international exchange students, or graduate non-degree seeking students requesting to enroll in a graduate course.
Graduate Faculty Application
Visit the Graduate Faculty Membership page for guidelines and more info.
Graduation from Degree or Certificate
|Application for Graduation (apply in AppalNet)|
For graduation from a Graduate Degree Program or completion of a Certificate Program. Visit the Graduation page for more info.
|Request to Move Application for Graduation to a Different Semester (email)|
Email email@example.com from your appstate.edu account.
|Replacement Graduate Diploma Order||Student|
Program Change Request Forms - Degree and Certificate
Currently enrolled graduate students may request changes to their program(s), including changing from one program to another, adding another program, or removing a previously added program. Limitations to types of requests that can be made are noted in the forms. Please read the instructions for each form very carefully prior to submitting a request.
NOTE: Add Program requests will only be accepted and processed after the drop/add period for a term and by no later than the application deadline for the next term (April 1, July 1, November 1). All necessary signatures must be in place by the last day of the term, or the request will be denied for that term. Change Program requests will only be accepted and processed after the drop/add period for a term and by not later than the last day of classes in that same term (i.e., before Reading Day and Exams). Any requests submitted outside of these timeframes will be returned and must be resubmitted the following term.
|Request a Change of Program|
This form is specifically for current graduate students who wish to request a change of program. This form cannot be used if you intend to complete / graduate from your current program before starting classes in the new program; that requires the submission of a new online application for the new program. Prior to requesting a change of program, it is strongly advised that you speak with the program director of the program to which you wish to change.
|Request to Add a Program|
This form is specifically for current graduate students who wish to add a program to their current program of study. This form may NOT be used if you intend to complete / graduate from your current program before starting classes in the new program; that requires the submission of a new online application for the new program.
|Request to Remove a Program|
This form is specifically for graduate students who are enrolled in multiple programs and who wish to remove one of their current programs of study.
Program Materials - Degree and Certificate
|Proficiency Completion (email)|
Email from program director or chair sent to Charity; be sure to include subject of proficiency.
|Admission to Candidacy|
Thesis/dissertation committee form should be used unless "nonthesis."
|Comprehensive Exam Report (Degree)||Faculty|
|Comprehensive Exam Report (Certificate)||Faculty|
|Qualifying or Preliminary Examination for Doctoral Programs||Faculty|
|Product of Learning Report|
Only required if the program does not require 5525 course.
|Probation Contract and Action Plan|
Download to complete for full form functionality.
|Dismissal Recommendation Form||Faculty|
Program of Study Update Requests - Degree Programs
The following forms are for use by the Graduate Program Director to request updates to a student's degree program of study in DegreeWorks.
|DegreeWorks Degree Program of Study Update|
For changing bulletin year, concentration, or minor.
|DegreeWorks Degree Program - Courses Completed Prior to Current Enrollment||Faculty|
|DegreeWorks Degree Program Electives||Faculty|
|DegreeWorks Degree Program Substitutions Request||Faculty|
|DegreeWorks Degree Program Transfer Credits Request||Faculty|
Program of Study Update Requests - Certificate Programs
The following forms are for use by the Graduate Program Director to request updates to a student's certificate program of study in DegreeWorks.
|DegreeWorks Graduate Certificate Bulletin Change Request||Faculty|
|DegreeWorks Graduate Certificate Program Electives||Faculty|
|DegreeWorks Transfer Credits Request for a Graduate Certificate Program||Faculty|
|Substitutions in Certificate Program of Study (email)|
This is strongly discouraged, to request an exception send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes the course substitution being requested with a justification.
Theses and Dissertations
|Dissertation and Thesis Handbook||N/A|
|Thesis/Dissertation Committee Membership|
Download before filling out.
|Thesis Committee Chair|
|IRB Attestation Form|
If IRB approval is pending.
|Change of Thesis/Dissertation Committee||Thesis Committee Chair|