Forms and Checklists

Hand filling out forms.

A collection of useful documents made available for download that are necessary for students to complete their graduate degrees.

EdM, EdD, MA, MS

Informal Course Description Form
Use this form only for directed readings, directed research, and independent study courses. The Informal Course Description must be approved before you register.

Leave of Absence Form
Requests for leaves of absence must be negotiated through the chair or director of graduate studies of the student’s major department, endorsed by the decanal unit, and, where appropriate, the area or divisional committee then forwarded to the Graduate School prior to the start of the semester in which the leave is to begin.

All Other Graduate School Petition Forms
Use this link to access forms that include: Extension of Time Limit for Degree Completion, Extension of I/U Completion Deadline, Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Course, Waiver of Continuous Registration.

PhD

PhD Checklist for Graduation
This checklist is designed to assist you as you prepare to graduate with a PhD from UB. It is your responsibility to ensure that all requirements are met and that all necessary paperwork has been completed and filed in a timely manner.

Application to Candidacy (ATC)
The PhD Application to Candidacy should be submitted after four semesters of full-time enrollment or its equivalent credit hours and program qualifying requirements.

Informal Course Description Form
Use this form only for directed readings, directed research, and independent study courses. The Informal Course Description must be approved before you register.

All Other Graduate School Petition Forms
Use this link to access forms that include: Leave of Absence, Extension of Time Limit for Degree Completion, Extension of I/U Completion Deadline, Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Course, Waiver of Continuous Registration, Amendment of Application to Candidacy.

Teacher Certification

Application Instructions

LIFTS

PDF File Format

Printable/typeable forms are available in PDF format, which can be opened within your browser and by using Adobe Reader.