Forms and Petitions for Graduate Education
Certification Request Form: With this form the student requests a letter from the Dean/Director of their College/School/Center to a specific person, attesting to facts associated with the student's graduate program.
Petition to Advance from Probationary to Classified Status: With this form the Probationary student requests recognition of the proposed major field as formally pursuing the degree sought.
Petition for Admission into a Doctoral Program: This form is to be used only by a recipient within the past three years of a Master's Degree from Saint Louis University.
Petition to Amend the Graduate Program: This form is to be used to change your major field of study, change your degree sought within the same major, add or delete a minor field, etc. This form is not to be used to initiate advancement from Probationary to Classified status or if seeking doctoral admission in the major field upon completion of a Master's degree in that field.
Petition to Pursue a Certificate within a Degree Program: This form is only to be used by the Classified student desiring to pursue a certificate concurrent with an advanced degree.
Evaluation of Advanced Standing of a Doctoral Student: This form is to be used to document completed, advanced coursework taken elsewhere that is applicable to a student's current doctoral program.
Petition for Transfer of Credit: This form is to be used to transfer graduate coursework credits earned elsewhere as a non-degree or transient student.
Petition for Time Period Extension to Complete Degree Requirements: This form is to be used by a Master's or Doctoral student to petition for an extension of the time period to complete the degree requirements.
General Petition Form: This form is to be used if none of the above specific petitions apply to your request.
Petition by an Undergraduate to Enroll in Graduate Coursework: This form is to be used only by Classified undergraduate Saint Louis University students.
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Commonly Used Forms
- Graduate Education Application Admission Decision form
Used only by authorized Admissions Coordinators, Admissions Directors, and Department Chairpersons. Read a guide to complete this form.
- Graduate Assistantship Recommendation Form
Used only by authorized University Graduate Education personnel.