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Basic & Biomedical Sciences Student Forms

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Academic Forms

First Year Students 

Research Rotation Agreement (BBS14 DocuSign)
Thesis Advisor and Department Financial Agreement (BBS05 DocuSign)

Second Year Students

Qualifying Committee Selection (QEC) (GSBS03 DocuSign)
General Examiner Checklist (GSBS69 DocuSign)
Specific Aims Outcome (GSBS72 DocuSign)
Specific Aims Procedure
Qualifying Exam Outcome (GSBS04 DocuSign)

Students in Thesis Research 

TRAC Selection Form (BBS06 DocuSign)
TRAC Meeting Report (GSBS07 Docusign)
Change: Committee Member (GSBS10 DocuSign)
TRAC Approval of Proposed Dissertation Timeline (GSBS70 DocuSign)

Dissertation Defense and Graduation 

Request for Notice of Dissertation Defense (GSBS11)
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation Guide (GSBS12)
Dissertation Examination Committee (DEC) Selection (GSBS14 DocuSign)
Dissertation Defense Outcome (BBS08 DocuSign)
Request Leave of Absence: Writing Dissertation (GSBS16)
Completion of Degree-Stipend Termination Date (GSBS17 DocuSign)
eScholarship Permission Letter (GSBS19 DocuSign)
Survey of Earned Doctorate ONLINE
Graduation Check-out (GSBS20 DocuSign)
Graduation, Commencement and Post-Graduate Information (ONLINE GSBS71)

Leave of Absence

Request for Leave of Absence (LOA) or Return from LOA (GSBS31 DocuSign)
Request for Parental Accommodation (GSBS32 DocuSign)


Withdrawal and Stipend Termination Date (GSBS33)

Complete with Masters 

Request to Change Program to Masters Degree (GSBS23 DocuSign)
Master Thesis Preparation Guide (GSBS24)
Master's Thesis Outcome (GSBS25 DocuSign)

Non-Academic Forms

Non-Degree Students

Non-Degree Registration Instructions
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 Disbursement (GSBS50)
Notification of International Travel for GSBS Student on Visa (GSBS48)

UMass Intercampus Exchange

UMass Intercampus Exchange Forms

  • The linked forms and exchange program are for full-time students matriculated in a UMass-Worcester, GSBS program.
  • The registration form needs to be presented to GSBS and the Registrar’s Office prior to the start of any course.
  • An intercampus course can only be considered when a required course is not available at the home campus.
  • Please read the exchange instructions and guidelines before submitting a form for enrollment.