Application and Admission

Application for Graduate Study (online)

Application for Graduate Study (paper)

Application for Graduate Study-Early Admission

Postbaccalaureate Application (PDF to download)
Postbaccalaureate Application (writable PDF)

Program Codes for Paper Applications and Recommendations

Recommendation Forms

Residency Petitions and Applications
Spring Semester – petitions accepted from December 1 through January 10
Summer Semester – petitions accepted from April 1 through May 10
Fall Semester – petitions accepted from August 1 through September 5

Residency Petition Request

Residency Petition Form

Kentucky Reciprocity Application

Residency Frequently Asked Questions

Transient Certification of Good Standing

Reenrollment - Follow instructions on this page

Current Students

Application for Update of Graduate Academic Program

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

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

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

Honors Tutorial College Combined Degree Form (Undergraduate for Graduate)

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

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

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

Dual /Second Degree Form

Graduate Students Seeking Undergraduate Course Registration Request Form

International Students Only

Financial Support Form

Foreign Student Advisor's Report

Glacier Form

Graduate Appointment

Required Employment Forms *

USCIS I-9 Instructions
Prior to your arrival, Section 1 of the Form I-9 should be completed electronically at College
The student employment packet must be completed and submitted in person to either the Employee Service Center at Human Resource and Training Center (HRTC), 169 W. Union Street, Athens, OH or to the Graduate College located in the Research and Technology Center, Room 220, Athens, OH 45701.

List of Acceptable Documents

Tax Forms (choose one)

* Ohio Resident W4, IT-4, Instructions, Reciprocity Agreement

* Kentucky Resident W4, K4, Instructions, Reciprocity Agreement

* West Virginia Resident W4, IT-104, Instructions, Reciprocity Agreement

* Glacier Form (International Students Only)

Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) Request for Optional Exemption as a Student -

* Request for Optional Exemption as a Student from Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) Form

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* Ohio University Direct Deposit Authorization Form

How To Obtain A Social Security Number Students in F-1 Status

Employee Notice of Auditor of State's Fraud-Reporting System
*Acknowledgement of Receipt of Auditor of State Fraud-Reporting System Information and Form

Educational Opportunities Request Forms

Request for Spousal/Domestic Partner Waiver
Domestic Partnership Affidavit

Thesis and Dissertation

Copyright Registration Information

Oral Defense Forms for Each College

Publication Delay Form

TAD Submission Form

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