Graduate School Faculty
Listed below are forms that are required to be submitted to The Graduate School by the program coordinator during the student's tenure at UT Tyler. After filling out the form online, print it off, sign it as required, and submit it to The Graduate School.
STUDENTS: Although most of these forms are initiated by your committee chair or program director, YOU are responsible for ensuring that forms are filed in a timely manner.
Report of the Preliminary Exam
Used to report the results of Prelims to The Graduate School and to certify advancement to candidacy.
Appointment of Dissertation Committee
Used to nominate members of the student's dissertation committee or to change membership of an existing committee. Committee membership must be approved by the Dean of The Graduate School.
Notice of Oral Defense
Used to set the date for the Oral Defense. Must be submitted to The Graduate School along with the Approval of Dissertation Draft and a complete draft of the dissertation (electronic version, not hardcopy) no later than 10 working days before the proposed date of the Oral Defense. Also used by the Dean of Graduate Studies to select a representative of the Graduate Faculty to attend the Oral Defense.
Oral Defense Report
This form certifies that the student has successfully defended an acceptable dissertation. Form must be submitted to The Graduate School within 5 working days of the completion of the final Oral Defense.
To be Submitted by Student
Survey of Earned Doctorates
Click to open the Survey of Earned Doctorates web site. Open the correct pdf form, fill it out, print it and submit it along with all other items listed on p. 20 of the Graduate Handbook.
The following forms are to be used by doctoral students in specific situations.
Request for Leave of Absence
Used only when extenuating circumstances prohibit academic progress for a short period of time. Research must not continue during this time. A Leave of Absence will be granted for no more than a single academic year at a time.
Request for Extension
Used to request an extension of graduation date. An extension will be granted for no more than two consecutive semesters (including summer) at a time.