Forms

Student Forms

All forms below should be completed and submitted to the Public Policy Administrative Assistant.

Advisor Form - Document your Academic Advisor

Course Registration Instructions - Instructions to register for courses

Course Overload Request - Graduate Students are restricted to 12 credit hours per semester (Fall/Spring), and up to 6 hours in the Summer terms. In some situations, students may request to increase the maximum hours taken in a specific term.

  • Click this link to go directly to the Graduate Academic Petition.
  • To access the Graduate Academic Petition through Banner Self Service:
  • Log onto 49erExpress, then click on Banner Self Service.
  • From there select Students Services/Student Accounts -> Student Records -> Academic Petition-Graduate Students

Dissertation Defense Report - To report the outcome of a dissertation defense

Doctoral Committeee Appointment Form - To have doctoral dissertation committee appointed.

Doctoral Graduation Checklist - Checklist from Anita Smith, Thesis and Dissertation Coordinator, to assist graduation candidates all forms and steps have been completed.

Foreign National Information Form - Student Version - For foreign students only. To be completed/submitted by any person/company to who the University makes a payment. Must also complete/submit the Foreign Status Vendor Information Form (W-8BEN).

Foreign National Information Form - Visitor Version - For foreign visitors only. To be completed/submitted by any person/company to who the University makes a payment. Must also complete/submit the Foreign Status Vendor Information Form (W-8BEN).

Foreign Status Vendor Information Form (W-8BEN) - For foreign students and visitors. To be completed/submitted by any person/company to who the University makes a payment. Must also complete/submit the appropriate Foreign National InformationForm.

Independent Study Form - To be completed by all students who wish to enroll in an Independent Study course.  Form must be completed and submitted to PPOL Administrative Assistant.

Leave of Absense - Students who must remain continuously enrolled in the University, and will not be using University resources, must file a leave of absence request.

  • Click this link to go directly to the Graduate Academic Petition.
  • To access the Graduate Academic Petition through Banner Self Service:
  • Log onto 49erExpress, then click on Banner Self Service.
  • From there select Students Services/Student Accounts -> Student Records -> Academic Petition-Graduate Students

Photo/Video Release Form - Permission form for the University or its Agent to use or reproduce any video or photos for educational or promotional purposes.

Petition For Topic Approval Form - To report approval of a proposed thesis or dissertation topic.

Qualifying Exam/Comprehensive Exam Form - To report completion of comprehensive exam, thesis or project.

Special Request - To late add or late drop a course, transfer credit or make any other special request.

  • Click this link to go directly to the Graduate Academic Petition.
  • To access the Graduate Academic Petition through Banner Self Service:
  • Log onto 49erExpress, then click on Banner Self Service.
  • From there select Students Services/Student Accounts -> Student Records -> Academic Petition-Graduate Students

Turn It In Consent Form - Written consent and permission that allow faculty to submit student paper to Turn It In to insure paper/s are not Plagiarized. 

Vendor Information Form (Substitute Form W-9) - For US persons and resident aliens only. To be completed/submitted by any person/company to who the University makes a payment.


Travel Forms

Student Travel Guide - A MUST SEE/REVIEW guide for ALL students.

Student Travel Request - To complete/submit to PPOL Admin. Asst. at least 1 (one) month in advance of departure date of ANY/ALL travel.

GPSG Travel Award Application - To request travel funding from GPSG. Must be completed by ALL students prior to ANY/ALL travel. (Submit copy of completed/signed documents to OS Admin. Asst.)

GPSG Travel Settlement Forms - To reconcile travel reimbursement of funds allocated from GPSG. Must be complete by ALL students within 2 weeks of travel return date. (See OS Admin. Asst. before you submit this documentation.)
 
Third Party Lodging Policy - Reference/Guide
 
Non Hotel Lodging Authorization Request - To request permission for Non-Hotel stay.  It is required that OSBM authorize any request for Lodging in a 3rd Party Establishment PRIOR to your trip.  Please CC Administrative Assistant when submitting this form.
 

Course Evaluation Forms

Course Evaluation Statement

Course Evaluation Form - To be completed at the end of the semester for every Public Policy course.


Rubrics

Dissertation Proposal Defense Rubric

Dissertation Defense Rubric

Dissertation Defense Report

Qualifiying Exam Rubric