The Graduate School
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PDF forms should be submitted according to the directions on the form.
The DocuSign forms listed below may be initiated by the student. To initiate one of these forms, just click the link and you will be directed to fill out the form.
- Graduate Change of Program Form (DocuSign form)
Graduate Change of Program Form for International Students (DocuSign form)
This form is for students who have already been admitted to a UT Tyler graduate program. Before filling out this form, make sure you have consulted with the advisor of the program you would like to transfer into. You must still meet all admission criteria for the new program and be approved by the advisor for your new program. International students must also be approved by their International Counselor. Your Patriots email address MUST be used to initiate the form.
- Graduate Core Residency Form (DocuSign form)
This form is for students applying for a change of Texas residency status.
- Core Residency Affidavit (PDF form)
This affidavit should only be submitted if required by the Core Residency Form. If needed, it should be printed, notarized, and submitted by main or in person to the address on the bottom of the affidavit after submission of the Core Residency Form.
- Graduate Transient Approval Form - UT Tyler Student (DocuSign form)
This form is for students UT Tyler graduate students who would like to take courses at another institution to transfer back into their UT Tyler graduate program. Your Patriots email address MUST be used to initiate the form. NOTE: Use this Graduate Transient Approval Form - UT Tyler Student (High Load) form instead if you are taking more than 12 hours in a Fall or Spring semester, or more than 6 hours in a Summer semester.
- Transient Approval Form for non-UT Tyler Graduate Students (PDF form)
This form is for students at universities other than UT Tyler who would like to take one or more UT Tyler courses to be transferred into a program at their home university.
- Application for Graduate Admissions Appeal Form (Word doc)
This form is for applicants who were denied admission to a graduate program who feel that their denial violated UT Tyler’s admission policy.
- Graduate Travel Release and Indemnification (DocuSign form)
Graduate students may travel domestically without being accompanied by a Responsible University Official (RUO). At least one week prior to traveling, this form should be approved and other forms that may be required by their departments should be completed. Graduate students cannot serve as RUOs when traveling with undergraduate students. Graduate students who travel internationally will follow the requirements for International Travel. Your Patriots email address MUST be used to initiate the form.
The forms below must be initiated by a student’s graduate advisor. These forms will not be accepted from students directly.
- Graduate Transfer Credit Form (DocuSign form)
This form is for transferring credits earned at other universities to UT Tyler graduate programs.
- Graduate Restart Petition (Word doc)
This form is for students who have done poorly in a past attempt at graduate study at UT Tyler and would like a fresh start. If approved for a student, the Graduate Restart Program will remove all prior graduate grades from the student’s GPA and the student will have a fresh start at their UT Tyler graduate program. Please note that a student can only be approved for Graduate Restart once. See the catalog for more details.
- English Proficiency Waiver Form (DocuSign form)
This form is for waiving the English Language Proficiency requirement for qualified students.