Please be aware of when forms are due and submit them in a timely manner.

  • Details on processes and required forms can be found in the Student Handbook
  • Students writing their Qualifying Paper or Dissertation Proposal should be cognizant of the critical dates. 
  • Form due dates and critical date timelines can be found on the CPHR Class and Academic Schedule webpage. 

Academic Forms 


Non-Academic Forms 

First Year Students
Program Benefit and Release Time Form (CTS01)
Research Rotation Agreement (CPHR01)
Application for Research Area and Thesis Advisor (CPHR02)

Second Year Students
Thesis Advisor and Departmental Financial Agreement (CPHR03)
Thesis Advisor Selection, CPPT (CPHR24)
Qualifying Paper Research Question (CPHR04)
Qualifying Paper Outline Approval (CPHR05)
Qualifying Paper Outcome (CPHR21) 
Sign in sheet
Mentorship/Graduate Research Assistant Agreement (CPHR06)

Students in Thesis Research
Mentorship/Graduate Research Assistant Agreement (CPHR06)
Faculty Evaluation of Student Teaching (CPHR07)
Tracking Form: Teaching Sessions (CPHR08)
Thesis Research Advisory Committee (TRAC) Selection (CPHR09)
CPHR TRAC Meeting Report (CPHR10)
Change: Committee Member (GSBS10)

Dissertation Proposal
Sign in sheet
Approval for Dissertation Proposal Defense (CPHR11)
Dissertation Proposal Outcome (CPHR12)

Dissertation Defense
Sign in sheet
Request for a Notice of Dissertation Defense (GSBS11)
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation Guide (GSBS12)
Dissertation Timeline for Commencement (GSBS65)
Dissertation Examination Committee (DEC) Selection (GSBS14)
DEC Certification of External Member (GSBS15)
Dissertation Defense Outcome (BBS08)

Request Leave of Absence: Writing Dissertation (GSBS16)
Completion of Degree-Stipend Termination Date (CPHR23)
Survey of Earned Doctorate ONLINE
Graduation Check-out (GSBS20)
Commencement and Graduation Information (ONLINE - GSBS21)
Post Graduation Information (ONLINE - GSBS22) 

Leave of Absence
Request for Leave of Absence (LOA) or Return from LOA (GSBS31)
Request for Study at Home (GSBS32)

Withdrawal and Stipend Termination Date (GSBS33)

Withdrawal with Masters 
Request to Change Program to Masters Degree (GSBS23)
Master Thesis Preparation Guide (GSBS24)
Master's Thesis Outcome (GSBS25)
Graduation Check-out - Master's Degree (GSBS26)
MS Diploma & Post Graduation Info (GSBS27)


Professional Track Students
Tuition Waiver (GSBS46) 
Thesis Advisor Selection (CPHR24)

Non-Degree Students
Non-Degree Student Information (GSBS59)
Non-Degree Registration (GSBS58)
Proof of Residency (GSBS60)

UMMS Employment for GSBS Students (GSBS51)
Incentive Plan for Externally Funded Students (GSBS49)
Student Health Insurance Reimbursement (GSBS50)
Notification of International Travel for GSBS Student on Visa (GSBS48)