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MD/PhD Student Forms

Academic Forms

DocuSign is a paperless, digital signature tool.

To initiate a DocuSign form: 

  1. Complete the PowerForm Signer Information page accurately and completely and click, "begin signing"
    Please only do so one time to avoid multiple copies of the form being generated
  2. Add any information required of you to the form and click, "finish."
  3. The form will then move along the chain to collect other information and signatures. When the form is completed, all signers will receive a copy

First & Second Year Students (MS1 & MS2)

Thesis Advisor and Department Financial Agreement (BBS05 DocuSign)
Manual Registration (GSBS40 DocuSign)
Research Rotation Agreement (BBS14 Docusign)

First Year Graduate School Students

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

Students in Thesis Research 

Thesis Advisor Selection form for the BBS/CPPT Professional Track Program (BBS12)
TRAC Meeting Report (GSBS07 DocuSign)
Change: Committee Member (GSBS10 DocuSign)

Dissertation Defense and Graduation 

Request for a Notice of Dissertation Defense (GSBS11)
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation Guide (GSBS12)
Dissertation Examination Committee (DEC) Selection (GSBS14 DocuSign)
Dissertation Defense Outcome (BBS08 DocuSign)
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)

Non-Academic Forms

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 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.