Forms and Publications

Contact the Graduate School

Graduate School
102 Roudebush Hall
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056

The Graduate School is currently updating and transitioning their forms and publications webpage. Please email the Graduate School ( for any form that is currently not listed on this webpage, or visit the "Graduate Student Association" Niihka Site.  

Handbooks and Guides

Graduate Student Handbook (PDF 807KB)

MU Student Handbook

General Bulletin

Thesis and Dissertation Guide  

Department Checklist for Awarding a Degree

RACGS (Regents Advisory Committee of Graduate Schools) Guidelines


Graduate Achievement Fund Application (2014-2015)

Graduate School Travel Fund Application

DEP Assistantship Guideline

International Grants-in-Aid Application Guideline

Marjorie Post Farrington Scholarship Application (2015-2016)

Ronald E McNair Assistantship Guideline

Graduate School Forms

Change of Major/Degree Request Form

Graduate Certificate Completion Form 

Graduate Student Petition 

Graduate Student Petition Form Directions

Graduate Faculty Nomination Form 

Graduate Faculty Nomination Form - Application for Level B, Limited Service, Off-Campus Scholar

Form for Withdrawing from the University

Plan of Study Change Form

Undergraduate Permission Form 

Graduate School Doctoral Forms

Graduate School Doctoral Forms 

Request for Appointment of Doctoral Comprehensive Examination Committee - Form D-1

Results of Comprehensive Examination for the Doctoral Degree and Application for Candidacy - Form D-2

Request for Appointment of Doctoral Final Examination (Dissertation) Committee - Form D-3 

Results of Final Examination and Certificate for Awarding the Doctoral Degree -Form D-4

Certificate for Approving the Dissertation - Form D-5 

Graduate School Masters Forms

Certificate for Awarding the Master's Degree - Form M-1 

Certificate in College Teaching Forms 

Certificate in College Teaching Plan of Study Form 

Discipline Specific (Area #3) Guidelines & Sample

Certificate in College Teaching Final Assessment Form