Ohio University


Application and Admission

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

Application for Graduate Study – Early Admission (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Postbaccalaureate Application (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Postbaccalaureate Application (Writable PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Program Codes for Paper Recommendations (PDF)

Recommendation Forms (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Transient Certification of Good Standing (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Re-enrollment - Follow instructions on this page

Residency for Tuition Purposes

Summer Semester – petitions accepted from April 6, 2020 - May 13, 2020
Fall Semester – petitions accepted from August 3, 2020 - August 26, 2020
Spring Semester – petitions accepted from December 14, 2020 - January 12, 2021

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 - Revised 10-22.2020)

Biomedical Engineering Affiliate for Graduate Credit Form (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate for Graduate)

Change of Student Status (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate to Graduate or Graduate to Undergraduate)

Change of Student Status (Word - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate to Graduate or Graduate to Undergraduate) 

Dual/Second Degree Form (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Graduate Students Seeking Undergraduate Course Registration Request Form (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)

Honors Tutorial College Combined Degree Form (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate for Graduate)

Honors Tutorial College Undergraduate Application for Graduate Credit (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate for Graduate)

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

Senior for Graduate Credit Form (PDF - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate for Graduate)­ 

Senior for Graduate Credit Form (Word - Revised 04-26-19)
(Undergraduate for Graduate)­

International Students Only

Financial Support Form (PDF - Revised September 2019)

Financial Support Form Instructions (PDF - Revised April 2019)

Glacier Form (PDF)

SEVIS Transfer-In Request (PDF)

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 - Revised 09-26-19)

Domestic Partnership Affidavit (PDF - Revised 09-26-19)

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 - Follow form link on this page.