Graduate School Candidacy Forms

All degree seeking students filing for graduation are required to submit candidacy forms for master's, doctoral and/or graduate certificate programs.

Graduate students are also required to "Apply to Graduate" through their MyMemphis portal. Please click here to obtain instructions for completing this application and for additional information from the Commencement Office.

To obtain semester deadlines for submitting both Graduate School forms, please click here.

Additional Notes:

  1. Students completing an Education Specialist program may use the Education Specialist Program of Studies and Candidacy Form in lieu of the Graduate School form.

  2. If you previously filed for graduation and did not meet all degree requirements, it will not be necessary to submit a new candidacy form unless you have made significant changes to your degree program.

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Questions about the Graduate School candidacy forms? Contact Graduate School Graduation Analyst.