Biological Sciences


Program for the MS Degree (GS-101 or Contract)

Follow the instructions for filling out the GS101 form.

Students entering the program Fall 2019 or later use this GS101 form.

Students entering the program before Fall 2019 should contact the Graduate Coordinator for assistance.

Supervisory Courses

To enroll in supervisory courses use this form.

Thesis Proposal (BIO 6930)

Once the proposal is complete the student and committee should fill out the online program assessment form for the proposal:

PDF versions of the assessment forms are available; however, the online forms are preferred.

Thesis Defense - Graduation

There is a packet of forms you need for your thesis defense. Everything you need is in a single pdf file.

The first page of the packet has the instructions, please read them carefully. Included in the packet are the following forms

  1. Report of Thesis Defense and Acceptance of Thesis (1 page; 1 copy)
  2. Report of Culminating Experience (Online Form)
  3. Pdf assessment forms if needed

The last page is not a form, but rather a statement of suggestions/guidelines with respect to the topics that may be discussed at your defense.

If you have questions after reading the instructions on the first page, contact the Department Graduate Coordinator.

Other Graduate Forms

Many graduate forms are available from the University Graduate Studies Office. Available forms include:

  • Graduate Academic Petition (PolyDoc) - changes to program; waiver of residency
  • Request by an Undergraduate for Graduate Credit
  • Application for graduation
  • Petition to Change/Add Degree Objective
  • Leave of Absence request

Some forms are available from the Registrar's Office Online Forms Page. Available forms include: