Graduate Student and Curriculum Forms

Curriculum Processing Forms - Faculty and Staff

Changes to Degree Programs or Program Terminations (.pdf)
List the current requirements as presented in the Graduate Catalog, illustrate the new requirements or list the reasons for degree program termination

Preproposal Form (.doc)
Faculty prepare and submit the pre-proposal for Department and College approval

New Graduate Degree Program Proposal Information Form (.doc)
New Degree Program Proposals require the completion of this form

New or Changed Course Approval (.doc)
For Review by the USFSP Graduate Council

New or Changed Concentration (.doc)
Graduate curriculum approval form for a  new course

New Graduate Certificate Proposal Form (.doc)
To be completed when proposing a new certificate program. * Please see: for instructions.

Graduate Certificate Change Form (.doc)
To be completed when changing a certificate program

General Admissions Forms

Deferment of Admissions Request Form (.pdf)
A student in good standing may request a payment deferment to avoid late payment penalties

GPA Calculation Worksheet (.pdf)
Domestic undergraduate students use this form to calculate upper-level undergraduate GPA

Health Services Form
Health Services Forms are obtained and returned to USF Tampa – Student Health Services

Prior Conduct Statement Form (.pdf)
Legal Conduct Disclosure required for the Graduate Application

Appeal for Reconsideration Form (.pdf)
Request for reconsidering an application into Graduate School

Transcript Routing Form (.pdf)
To obtain transcripts from previously attended higher learning institutions

Florida Residency Form (.pdf)
To reclassify a student (after admittance) as a Florida resident.

Educational Leadership Reference Letter Template (.pdf)
Must be submitted by at least two administrators (one of whom should be a current principal) with all Educational Leadership program applications.

General Forms

Apply for Graduation
This application is housed in OASIS and is for graduation only. To register for commencement, complete the Commencement Registration.

Authorized Signature Form (.pdf)
This form provides for two separate individuals, to provide their signature for authorization purposes.

Certification of Completion (.docx)
Confirmation that the student has completed all of the requirements for their degree.

Change of Program Application (.pdf)
Request for a change of program within the same or lower classification.

Commencement Registration
Registration for the Commencement Ceremony.

Delete Course Form (.pdf)
The Delete Course form is used to delete a course from the student’s record.

Graduate Dismissal Form (.pdf)
Academically dismisses a student from his/her program.

Voluntary Withdrawal Form (.pdf)
Student request to withdraw from his/her program.

Fee Adjustment Form (.pdf)
Refund of the tuition and registration fees if a student drops or withdraws for circumstances determined by the University to be exceptional and beyond the control of the student.

Grad Petition (.pdf)
To Add, Drop or Change hours for course registration.
After the end of the first week, Add/Drop/Fee deadline, in each semester.

Graduate Transfer Course Form (.pdf)
Maximum of 12 semester hours transferred, taken as a USF non-degree seeking student
Maximum of 9 semester hours transferred from another graduate school, or 3 courses.

Incomplete Grade Contract (.pdf)
An Incomplete grade (“I”) is exceptional and granted at the instructor’s discretion only when students are unable to complete course requirements due to illness or other circumstances beyond their control.

Late Registration Fee Waiver Form (.pdf)
The University of South Florida will approve a waiver of the Late Registration Fee if a student registers late due to circumstances.
determined by the University to be exceptional and beyond the control of the student.

Leave of Absence Form (.pdf)
A documented Leave of Absence is necessary to suspend the time limit requirement for the period of the leave.

Transcript Request
USFSP Records. Forms for transcript requests prior to and after 2006 graduation.

Dual Degree Application (.pdf)
Used only when one or both degrees have shared coursework*
Student must already be admitted to first major before making application for dual degree*.

Time Limit Extension Form (.pdf)
May be filed when a student nears the end of the time limitation for completion of the requirements for their degree but needs more time to complete the degree.

Thesis Submissions

Certificate of Approval Form for Thesis (.docx)
This form serves as the official record of manuscript approval and is submitted with the student’s final manuscript paperwork

Thesis Submission Information Request (.docx)
Submit completed form as soon as possible during the semester in which you will be submitting your final transcript