Department of Communication Forms (Commonly Used) - DocuSign or Adobe Signatures Accepted
Additional Graduate Division forms and descriptions can be found here: Forms & Petitions
Nomination of MA Advisor (DocuSign PowerForm)
MA Thesis Proposal Meeting (DocuSign PowerForm)
Graduate Division MA Committee Nomination (DocuSign PowerForm)
Nomination of PhD Advisor (DocuSign PowerForm)
Graduate Division PhD Committee Nomination (DocuSign PowerForm)
Qualifying Exam Option Form - Committee approval for two-quarter qualifying exam period
PhD Dissertation Proposal Meeting (DocuSign PowerForm)
Course Requirement Grids (used for progress planning & annual review):
MA/PhD & PhD Only Requirement Grid - Dual requirement grid document
Request for Exception to Employment - Employment in excess of 50%, beyond departmental normative time, academic probation. Return to Department for processing.
Eligibility Verification - Completed by hiring department and submitted to department
Leave of Absence:
Filing LOA (DocuSign PowerForm) - One-time filing leave option & must be registered preceding academic quarter. Contact Graduate Division for advising.
Leave of Absence (DocuSign PowerForm) - Leave for medical/health difficulties, parenting/pregnancy, emergencies in immediate family, armed services/military duties.
In Absentia - Live outside of California for full academic quarter & need for leave must be directly related to degree research (faculty approval required). May not take Filing LOA prior to In Absentia.
Part-Time Status Registration Petition - Part-time status for medical/health, occupation, or family responsibility reasons. For non-ABD doctoral students only.
8-Unit Enrollment Exception (DocuSign PowerForm)