For all PDF forms, please download the form and complete using Adobe Reader.
For assistance with all forms or to request the PDF version of an online form, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Committees and Advisors
- Ad Hoc Committee Member Request (A8) (PDF)
- Post A Committee Change Petition (PDF)
- Special Committee Selection and Change (online)
Courses (Enrollment, Registration, and Registered Semesters)
Entering, Leaving, and Making Changes to a Degree Program
- Application for Admission and Financial Aid
- Application for Readmission (R3) (PDF)
- In Absentia Petition (R5) – Due to current university travel restrictions, the in absentia request form is available only by request. Extension of prior in absentia status may be approved for students who are remaining at an approved remote location. Special circumstances will be reviewed on a case by case basis. The link to the online form can be requested by contacting Graduate School Student Services at email@example.com.
- Health Leave of Absence (online)
- Leave of Absence Request (online)
- Recommendation Form (PDF)
- Student Program Change (R1) (PDF)
- Tri-Institutional Program Application (PDF)
- Withdrawal (R9) (PDF)
Exams and Research
- Designation of Proxy for Examinations/Thesis Approval (A5) (PDF)
- Human Participants/University Compliance
- Schedule Master’s Examination (online)
- Special Master’s Degree in Minor Field Application and Approval Forms (PDF)
- Schedule A Examination and Research Compliance Form (online)
- Schedule B Examination (online)
- Results for Admission to Candidacy (A Exam) (online)
- Results for Final Defense of Master’s Degree (M Exam) (online)
- Results for Final Defense of Ph.D. Degree (B Exam) (online)
Funding and Financial Aid
- Conference Grant Application (F6)
- Direct Deposit Form for Payroll (online)
- Direct Deposit Form for Fellowship and Assistantship Stipends (online)
- Graduate Federal Loan Application
- Intercampus Travel Grant (PDF)
- Provost Diversity Fellowship Form (online)
- Reduced Tuition Application (PDF) – The deadline for accepting reduced tuition applications for advanced doctoral students has been extended up until the start of the fall term.
- Research Travel Grant Application (F7) – This grant program is suspended until Cornell travel restrictions are lifted.
- Summer Foreign Language Instruction Grants (F2) (PDF)
- Graduate Student Budget Increase Application
- Contact the Office of Student Health Benefits for SHP coverage or appeal information, enrollment for in absentia students, as well as optional dental and vision plans.
Thesis, Dissertation, and Degree Completion
- Thesis & Dissertation Submission Process
- Survey of Earned Doctorates Information
- Survey of Earned Doctorates (online survey)
- Survey of Earned Doctorates Confidentiality Statement