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For any assistance or questions, please contact the Graduate Enrollment & Records team at

* URI/RIC Ph.D. in Education forms can be found on the School of Education website.

All Degrees

All DegreesGraduate School Petition to Appeal the Add or Drop Deadline
All DegreesGuide to Applying for Graduation Using e-Campus
All DegreesLast Semester Status Request Form
All DegreesLeave of Absence Application
All DegreesPermanent Withdrawal Application
All DegreesPrior Approval for Off-Campus Study
All Degrees Reinstatement Application
All DegreesRequest for Intellectual Opportunity Credits
All DegreesRequest for Graduate Credit Override
All DegreesRequest to Change or Add a Degree Program


DoctoralAll But Dissertation Status Agreement (ABD)
DoctoralDissertation Format Guidelines
DoctoralDissertation Proposal Approval Form
DoctoralDoctor of Business Administration Signature/ ApprovalPage
DoctoralDoctor of Philosophy Dissertation Signature/ ApprovalPage
DoctoralEstablishment of a Committee
DoctoralDoctoral Proposal: see Brochure on this Page
DoctoralGuide to Applying for Graduation Using e-Campus
DoctoralLast Semester Status Request Form
DoctoralLibrary Rights Statement
DoctoralNomination for Graduation Form
DoctoralProgram of Study - Master's & Doctoral
DoctoralRequest to Schedule an Oral Defense
DoctoralRequest to Schedule the Written and Oral Doctoral Comprehensive Examination


All MastersGuide to Applying for Graduation Using e-Campus
All MastersNomination for Graduation Form
Non-ThesisProgram of Study - Master's & Doctoral


Thesis-BasedEstablishment of a Committee
Thesis-BasedLast Semester Status Request Form
Thesis-BasedLibrary Rights Statement
Thesis-BasedMaster of Arts Thesis Signature/Approval Cover Page
Thesis-BasedMaster of Science Thesis Signature/Approval Cover Page
Thesis-BasedProgram of Study - Master's & Doctoral
Thesis-BasedRequest to Schedule an Oral Defense
Thesis-BasedThesis Format Guidelines
Thesis-BasedThesis Proposal Approval Form


CertificateGuide to Applying for Graduation Using e-Campus
CertificateNomination for Graduation Form – Certificate Program
CertificateProgram of Study - Certificates & Stackables
CertificateReinstatement Application

Approved Stackable Certificate Programs

ProgramProgram DirectorPhone NumberEmail
MPA - Masters Public AdministrationAaron Ley(401)
MPS - Masters of Professional StudiesColleen Mouw(401)

Faculty Results Forms

ProgramFaculty Initiated Forms
DoctoralResults of an Oral Doctoral Comprehensive Examination
DoctoralResults of a Written Doctoral Comprehensive Examination
DoctoralResults of a Doctoral Qualifying Examination
DoctoralResults of an Oral Examination in Defense of a Doctoral Dissertation
MastersResults of an Oral Examination in Defense of a Masters Thesis
Non-ThesisResults of a Non-Thesis Master's Comprehensive Examination

Graduate Assistantship

Visit the Graduate School Assistantship webpage for eligiblity, stipend rates, and contract letters. Assistantship Appointment Letters are initiated by the hiring department. For available assistantship positions, please contact the program directly.

HIRING DEPARTMENTS ONLY: Visit the GA Hiring Department Resource webpage for important information on hiring graduates.


Visit our Residency webpage for additional information.

Residency Resources
RI/Regional ResidencyBoard of Governors In-State Policy
RI/Regional ResidencyCertificate of Residence Application
RI/Regional ResidencyCertificate of Residence Application Instructions
RI/Regional ResidencyMilitary Eligibility and Documentation
RI/Regional ResidencyPetition for Re-Classification Application
RI/Regional ResidencyRegional Residency Information