Graduate Program Forms

Please review the Program Overview and the Graduate Program Rules to familiarize yourself with general program requirements. Please download the Form Requirement Checklist to understand which exact forms are required in order for you to successfully obtain your Ph.D.


Required Departmental Forms

*All forms must first be routed through the department office. Please contact the Department Graduate Analyst for approvals.*


Select one of the following:


Two Approved Field Forms -- See below for Forms and Coordinator Contact Information (Two must be completed):

  American Politics
Field Coordinator:
 Danielle Thomsen

  Comparative Politics
Field Coordinator:
 Sara Goodman

  International Relations
Field Coordinator:
 Heidi Hardt

  Political Theory
Field Coordinator:
 Keith Topper



Public Law
2nd Field Coordinator:
 Mary McThomas

Political Psychology
2nd Field Coordinator:
 Kristi Monroe

2nd Field Coordinator:
 Kristi Monroe

2nd Field Coordinator:
 Ines Levin

Public Choise
2nd Field Coordinator:
 Bernie Grofman

Democracy Studies
2nd Field Coordinator:
 Louis DeSipio

Critical Theory
2nd Field Coordinator:
 Kevin Olson

Race and Ethnicity
2nd Field Coordinator:
 David Phoenix


  Qualifying Paper Approval Form
Students must submit two qualifying
papers during their time in the graduate program

  Master's Form
NOT the same as advancement form;
only eligible if completed coursework
(do not need to advance to apply for MA)

  Approval of Advancement to Candidacy Committee
submitted 2 weeks prior to exam

  Advancement to Candidacy Form
(Ph.D. Form 1)— signed by committee after exam

  Dissertation Form
(Ph.D. Form 2)-- signed by committee after defense


Optional Forms


Funding Forms

Conference Reimbursements

  Graduate Student Conference Reimbursement Form — Departmental

  Associated Graduate Students Travel Grants — University

External Grants

  External Grant-Seeking Stipend Application — Departmental


Graduate Division Forms


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