Please turn all forms into the Linguistics Office Manager for routing to the Graduate School. If the following forms are missing or found to be out of date, please proceed to the Graduate School's website for the most up-to-date forms and then alert the Linguistics Office Manager.

Advisement Form (Linguistics-specific)
Needed every semester until you complete the Final Program of Study form for your degree program (see below)

Change of Degree Objective Form
Needed for switching between PhD, MA, and/or MA-non-thesis. Switching from MA to PhD requires 3 letters of recommendation from Linguistics faculty to accompany the form.

Leave of Absence from Graduate Enrollment
Needed to qualify for an exception to the graduate enrollment policy, which states that students must register for 3 hours of courses during any 2 semesters of an academic year.

Change in Program of Study Form
Needed if courses on your Final Program of Study form do not reflect the reality of the courses you took.

PhD-specific Forms

PhD with prior related MA Coursework Checklist

PhD with no prior related MA Coursework Checklist

Preliminary Doctoral Program of Study Form [Instructions]
Complete this the first semester in attendance in consultation with the Graduate Coordinator or the Graduate Coordinator's Assistant.

Advisory Committee Form
This form requires only the Graduate Coordinator's signature; however, all members of your committee should agree to being on your committee.

Final Program of Study Form [Instructions]
Utilize the appropriate checklist as a guide for the completion of this form. This form requires the signatures of your entire committee and the Graduate Coordinator.

Qualifying Paper Assessment Form
This form is to be completed along the way in preparation of each qualifying paper. This ensures that the student has has adequate contact with their committee and that the committee fully approves the document before a presentation is scheduled.

Application for Admission to Candidacy Form
To be completed and returned with the Comprehensive Examination Form, which is provided by the Graduate School at the time of the exam. This forms requires the signature of the Graduate Coordinator.

Dissertation and Final Examination Approval Form [Instructions]
This form will, at various times, require the signatures of your major professor and the Graduate Coordinator.

MA-specific Forms

MA (Thesis) Coursework Checklist

MA (non-thesis) Coursework Checklist

Advisory Committee Form
This form requires only the Graduate Coordinator's signature; however, all members of your committee should agree to being on your committee.

Final Program of Study Form [Instructions]
Utilize the appropriate checklist as a guide for the completion of this form. This form requires the signatures of your entire committee and the Graduate Coordinator.

Application for Waiver of Out-of-State Tuition
Out-of-state MA students who have completed their Final Program of Study form may apply to have their tuition reduced to in-state levels.

Thesis Defense and Final Examination Approval Form [Instructions]
This form will, at various times, require the signatures of your major professor and the Graduate Coordinator.

MA Non-Thesis Comprehensive Exam Form
Used to assess the final test of the MA Non-Thesis track.

Updated: 7/2/2015