Graduate: Application for Advancement to Candidacy and Graduation

Department: 
Graduate Studies
Format: 
PDF

Step 1. Complete the Candidacy Attachment A: Proposed Graduate Course List. Save the fillable form in case you need to make corrections. Print as a static pdf. You will need to attach the static pdf in Adobe Sign.

If your culminating experience is a comprehensive exam go to step 3.

Step 2. If your culminating experience is a project or thesis, complete the Candidacy Attachment B: Project/Thesis Description. Save the fillable form in case you need to make corrections. Print as a static pdf. You will need to attach the static pdf in Adobe Sign. If you plan to use animals or humans in research, you must obtain approval to do so BEFORE filing for candidacy. You will need to attach IRB/IACUC documentation (if applicable) in Adobe Sign.

Step 3. Pay the graduation processing fee. Keep your receipt number. You will enter the number in Adobe Sign.

Step 4. Select the appropriate Application for Advancement to Candidacy form & Adobe Sign workflow,  based on your type of culminating experience. All forms MUST be submitted using one of these established workflows.

Application for Advancement to Candidacy (Exam) & Graduation                           

Application for Advancement to Candidacy (Project or Thesis) & Graduation

Step 5. Select “Continue with Google.

Step 6. Enter username emails as directed.

 

Routing Instructions: 

This form uses Adobe Sign for routing and approval signatures. See Instructions for using Adobe Sign (for Students)

Use the Adobe Sign Directory to find HSU username emails for everyone who needs to sign your form. You will be asked to enter these emails before initiating the form. 

 

 

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