Graduate School Forms

For a brief description of our forms and when they should be submitted to the Graduate School, please click here.

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REMINDER: Most of the Graduate School Forms will ask for a University Banner ID number (U-Number). When you log into SSB Banner on the myMemphis "Student Tab", the U-number is in the top right-hand corner.

Applications for graduate fellowships and awards may be found on the Assistantships, Fellowships, and Awards web site.


Accelerated Bachelors/Masters - This form is to be used by UofM undergraduate students accepted into an ABM program who are enrolling in graduate level courses.
Residency Classification Application Instructions
Residency Classification Application Form
Waiver and/or Substitution Form

Readmission to a program you were previously enrolled in: https://apply.memphis.edu/portal/graduate_application 

To modify your current degree program by adding/dropping a concentration or graduate certificate or a master's along the way to the PhD, CONTACT YOUR DEPARTMENT ADVISOR. 

Validation of Expired Graduate Coursework Form


Instructions on how to Apply to Graduate - Application can be found on the MyMemphis portal

Comprehensive Examination Results

Course Substitution - For all levels of candidacy forms

Doctoral Degree, Master's Degree, and Ed.S. Degree Candidacy Form

Instructions for Completing Doctoral Degree Candidacy Form

Instructions for Completing Master's Degree Candidacy Form

Transfer Credit Evaluation - For Doctoral Degree Programs Only

Transfer Credit Evaluation - For Master's Degree Programs Only


Animal Care Facility Forms 
Human Subjects Research Form
ProQuest Dissertation Publishing Agreement Form - This form should be submitted in the ProQuest system.
Survey of Earned Doctorates - This form should NOT be completed until AFTER dissertation has been submitted and approved in the ProQuest system.
Thesis/Dissertation Checklist
Final Committee Approval Form for ETD Submission  
Thesis/Dissertation Proposal Defense Form 
Thesis/Dissertation Final Defense Results Form  
Thesis/Dissertation Faculty Committee Appointment Form 
Sample - Table of Contents
Sample - Title Page

Thesis/Dissertation Editors


Grade Appeal Form
Grade Forgiveness for Changing Majors and Expired Grades Form
Graduate School Competitive Awards, Nomination Form 
Graduate School Competitive Awards, Self-Application Form
Graduate Student Retention Appeal Form 
Graduate Student Travel Funding Application 
Incomplete Grade - Extension 
Support Form for Late Drops and Withdrawals
Late Drop/Withdrawal Procedure

Leave of Absence Form
Out-of-State Tuition Waiver - For students enrolled in thesis/dissertation credit only and who currently live out of the state of Tennessee
Termination Procedures Form
UT Reciprocal Agreement Form