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For Graduate Students

The OASIS Graduate Director maintains accurate records for COE graduate students. This includes all administrative paperwork related to graduate study. All graduate students are encouraged to read and keep a working copy of their particular degree level’s “Requirements/Program Planning Information” (see below). The information has been designed to assist graduate students in the steps and milestones required to achieve their degree. Located below are printable copies of forms graduate students will need to fulfill the requirements of their programs. Also included below are the current semester’s deadlines for particular forms to be submitted to OASIS.

The official method of communication at Florida State University is your FSU e-mail account. In order to stay informed and aware, you are required to set up and maintain your account and check it three times per week. If you choose to have your official FSU account forwarded to another e-mail account, you are still held responsible for all information distributed by the University to your FSU account.


Graduate Student Deadlines

Master's Students

Additional Forms for Master's Thesis Students

Specialist's Students

Additional Forms for Specialist's Thesis Students

Doctoral Students

Forms for All Students

Request for Evaluation and Posting of Graduate Transfer Credit

Request for Directed Independent Study or Supervised Research

Request to Modify Course Credit

Request to Register for a Course on S/U Basis

Request to Change Major

Request for Immediate Reinstatement After Academic Dismissal


FSU Graduate School

The Graduate School offers information on funding opportunities, news and events, electronic thesis and dissertation (ETD) guidelines, degree programs and certificate programs, fee waivers, as well as links to staff contact information, a searchable scholarship database, important forms for students and much more.

All Electronic Thesis, Treatise and Dissertation content and information is found exclusively on The Graduate School's Blackboard website "GradSpace". All ETD content and information can be located in the "Manuscript Clearance" submenu, found on the left-hand side of the screen.


Frequently Asked Questions

I have to drop/add a class, what do I do? During the first four days of classes, students have an open add/drop period in which they can add and drop courses. Students are financially liable for any fees that appear on their schedule at the close of the add/drop period. After the add/drop period, administrative staff are able to drop students’ courses through the SEVENTH week of classes, per University policy. After the seventh week of classes, courses may ONLY be dropped due to exceptional circumstances. Such courses will appear on the student's transcript with the notation, "WD." If students wish to drop a course after the seventh week of classes, they must submit a completed  Graduate Student Late Course Drop Petition to the COE Graduate Director in 2301 Stone for review.

I passed my prelim exam early in the semester, can I now add dissertation hours? A student cannot add dissertation hours during the semester in which prelims are passed. However, as long as the prelim exam is passed by the end of the seventh week of the semester, he/she may swap out DIS hours for dissertation hours. DIS hours are the only hours which can be switched to dissertation hours. Please contact the COE Graduate for further information.

I passed my prelim exam after the seventh week of the semester and am now a doctoral candidate, but I cannot register for dissertation hours next semester. Although you have passed prelims, you are not technically a doctoral candidate until your professor submits your grade at the close of the semester. This means that you will not be able to register for dissertation hours during your pre-registration window. Knowing that you are going to register for dissertation hours during the add/drop period at the beginning of the following semester, it is recommended that you build a schedule by simply registering for a course. On the first day of the add/drop period, you will add dissertation hours and drop the course. In doing so, you will avoid a $100 late registration fee.