Ohio University


Application and Admission

Application for Graduate Study – Use this to apply to graduate study

Application for Graduate Study – Early Admission (PDF)

Postbaccalaureate Application (PDF)

Postbaccalaureate Application (writable PDF)

Program Codes for Paper Recommendations (PDF)

Recommendation Forms (PDF)

Transient Certification of Good Standing (PDF)

Reenrollment - Follow instructions on this page

Residency for Tuition Purposes

Spring Semester 2018 – petitions accepted from December 1, 2017  through January 19, 2018
Summer Semester 2018 – petitions accepted from April 1 through May 18, 2018
Fall Semester 2018 – petitions accepted from August 1 through August 31, 2018

Residency Frequently Asked Questions

Request for Residency Review (PDF)

Ohio Residency Petition Form (PDF)

Kentucky Reciprocity Application (PDF)

Current Students

Application for Update of Graduate Academic Program (PDF) 

Biomedical Engineering Affiliate for Graduate Credit Form (PDF) (Undergraduate for Graduate)

Change of Student Status (PDF) (Undergraduate to Graduate or Graduate to Undergraduate)

Change of Student Status (DOC) (Undergraduate to Graduate or Graduate to Undergraduate) (MSWord)

Dual/Second Degree Form (PDF)

Graduate Students Seeking Undergraduate Course Registration Request Form (PDF) 

Honors Tutorial College Combined Degree Form (PDF) (Undergraduate for Graduate)

Honors Tutorial College Undergraduate Application for Graduate Credit (PDF) (Undergraduate for Graduate)

Parental Paid Leave of Absence Form for Graduate Students (PDF)

Senior for Graduate Credit Form (PDF) (Undergraduate for Graduate)­ 

Senior for Graduate Credit Form (DOC) (Undergraduate for Graduate)­ (MSWord)

International Students Only

Financial Support Form

Financial Support Form Instructions

Glacier Form

SEVIS Transfer-In Request

Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9)

*USCIS I-9 Instructions (PDF)

Prior to your arrival, Section 1 of the Form I-9 should be completed electronically.

Provide the required documents (List of Acceptable Documents PDF) to an Ohio University representative from Human Resources or the Graduate College to complete Section 2 of the Form I-9. Original documents are required. Copies will not be accepted. 

There are additional employment forms that must be completed by graduate students holding appointments. The student employment packets are available at and can be submitted in person to the Employee Service Center at the Human Resource and Training Center (HRTC), 169 W. Union Street, Athens, OH. The student employment packets will also be available to graduate students holding appointments during Graduate Student Orientation scheduled on Thursday, August 22, 2019. For more information about Graduate Student Orientation, please click here.

More Information:

Provide EMP. NUM from ID lookup.

For Students in F-1 Status: How to Obtain a Social Security Number

Educational Opportunities Request Forms

Request for Spousal/Domestic Partner Waiver (PDF)

Domestic Partnership Affidavit (PDF)

Thesis and Dissertation

Oral Defense Forms for Each College

Publication Delay Form (PDF)

TAD Submission Form (PDF)

More Thesis and Dissertation forms and processes can be found on the TAD Services Website.

Graduation and Commencement

Graduation Application


Change of Address

Tuition Appeals and Late Drops - Use this link for tuition appeals or to petition to drop a class after the tenth week of a semester.

Re-enrollment Form