Academic Services

FORMS AND PETITIONS
Petitions for Graduate Students

Change of Degree Status Petition Petition // Full Policy
For requests to add or drop a master’s degree objective, emphasis or certificate program, and drop a doctoral degree objective.

Cross-Campus Enrollment Petition Petition // Full Policy
For requests for approval to enroll in Cross-Campus Online Courses.

Embargo (Delayed Release) Request Form Form // Full Policy
For requesting delayed release of your master's thesis, doctoral dissertation, or supporting document for more than 2 years (no petition needed for less than 2 years).

FILING Leave of Absence Petition Petition // Full Policy
For requesting a leave, in lieu of registering, during quarter student is meeting final degree milestone (terminal master’s thesis, comprehensive exam or project, doctoral dissertation of supporting document). One-time use only.

General Graduate Student Petition Petition // Full Policy
For requesting transfer of credit; to take Extension courses; waive Graduate Council requirements; dual enrollment.

In Absentia Registration Petition // Full Policy
For requesting reduced tuition when research or study requires residing outside of California for the duration of a quarter.

Intercampus Exchange Program for Graduate Students (IEPGS) Petition 
Petition // Full Policy
For requesting to take classes at another UC campus, or to receive independent study credit with a professor at another UC campus.

Leave of Absence Petition Petition // Full Policy
For requesting to take one or more quarters off due to Medical/Health Difficulties, Pregnancy/Parenting Needs, Family Emergency, or Military Service.

Supplemental LOA form for Central Fellows Form
Required for any central fellow requesting a change in the schedule of their fellowship due to a Leave of Absence

Reinstatement to Graduate Status Petition Petition // Full Policy
For requesting to re-enroll after a lapse in status.

Retroactive Schedule Adjustment Petition Petition // Graduate Students Full Policy
For requesting a schedule adjustment after the last day of instruction for the quarter.


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MASTERS & DOCTORAL DEGREE FORMS

Committee Nomination Form I and Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form I PDF
To nominate Master's Thesis and Doctoral Committees

Committee Form I-A
Changes in Thesis or Doctoral Committee 
Form I-A PDF
To request approval to change student's master's thesis or doctoral committee

Doctoral Degree Form II
Report on Qualifying Examinations for the Degree of Ph.D. or DMA 
Form II PDF
To report the outcome of the qualifying exam to advance to doctoral candidacy 

Doctoral Degree Form III
Report on Doctoral Degree Final Defense (Public or Waived) 
Form III PDF
To report the outcome of the final doctoral defense or waiver of the defense

Conflict of Interest Form Form PDF
Stand-alone form used to report on possible conflicts of interest in graduate education

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JOINT DOCTORAL DEGREE FORMS

***Only for students in the Geography or History Joint Doctoral Programs

Joint Doctoral Degree Committee Form I and Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form I
To nominate Master's Thesis and Doctoral Committees

Joint Doctoral Degree Form II
Report on Qualifying Examinations for the Joint Doctoral Degree ​
Form II
To report the outcome of the qualifying exam to advance to doctoral candidacy

Joint Doctoral Degree Form III
Report on Final Examinations for the Joint Doctoral Degree (Public or Waived) ​
Form III
To report the outcome of the final doctoral defense or waiver of the defense

Joint Doctoral Degree Form I-A Form I-A
To request approval to change student's master's thesis or doctoral committee  

NOTE: Forms are available for download in PDF format. PDFs require Acrobat Reader, a free download from Adobe.

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Graduate Division Fellowship and Grant Applications

Title
Deadline
Continuing students may apply directly for the following fellowships. Departments have received information regarding additional continuing student fellowships available by department nomination.
Broida Hirschfelder Fellowship

Applications must be received in the Graduate Division by March 17, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Brython Davis Graduate Fellowship
Olivia Long Converse Graduate Fellowship
UCSB Affiliates Graduate Dissertation Fellowship
James D. Kline Fund for International Studies Award
Humanities / Social Science
Research Grant


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Title Deadline                                                                       
Call for Proposals, 2015/16 January 16, 2015



Admissions Forms
 

Title Last Updated
Letters of Recommendation Cover Sheet
Jul 2009

Graduate Division Fellowship and Grant Applications

Continuing students may apply directly for the following fellowships. Departments have received information regarding additional continuing student fellowships available by department nomination.

UCSB Crossroads


Admissions Forms