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New Course Creation Form If possible print on yellow paper (PDF)

Course Deletion, Change Form (PDF)

Graduate Program Change Form (PDF)

Graduate Faculty Status Application (PDF)

Graduate Faculty Awards Application (PDF)

Affiliate Graduate Faculty Resources

Affiliate Graduate Faculty Resource Guide (PDF)

Prospective Student Forms & Resources

Course Substitution or Waiver (PDF)

Transfer Approval Form (PDF)

Non-Degree Form (PDF)

Undergraduate to enroll in Graduate Class (PDF)

Student Affairs Scholarship Recipient Waiver Form (PDF)

DNP Handbook (PDF)

MAT Teacher Eligibility Form (PDF) – All Master of Arts in Teaching applicants – Please complete this form and submit with your Graduate Studies application.

Next Steps Guide (PDF) Now that you’ve been accepted, it’s time to get registered!  Here’s a short checklist to help you get started.

Current Student Forms & Resources

Orientation Guide (PDF) for newly admitted Graduate students.

Martinsburg Center Orientation Booklet (PDF) for MBA and DNP students

DNP Handbook (PDF) for Doctor of Nursing Program Students.

Academic Change Form (PDF)
Use this form to change concentrations or degree programs. Requires signature of the program coordinator, and chair of the graduate council, and approval of the graduate council.

Course Substitution or Waiver (PDF)
Use this form to substitute courses within your degree program. Requires signature of the academic advisor and graduate program coordinator.

Transfer Approval Form (PDF)
Use this course to take graduate courses at another institution. Requires signature of the program coordinator and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Plan of Study Form (PDF)

Next Steps Guide (PDF) Now that you’ve been accepted, it’s time to get registered!  Here’s a short checklist to help you get started.

Non-Degree Form (PDF)
Students who are not in a degree program may use this form. Requires approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Accelerated MBA (4+1) Permission to Enroll Form (PDF)

Undergraduate to enroll in Graduate Class (PDF)
Qualifications apply. The form also requires approval by the graduate council.

Petition to the Graduate Council (PDF)
Use this form to add/drop classes, withdraw from classes or to apply for graduation beyond posted deadlines. Requires signature of the program coordinator, advisor and Dean of Graduate Studies.

MAT Teacher Eligibility Form (PDF)

MAT Statement of Moral Character Form (PDF) – MAT Accepted Student

Employee/Graduate Student Researcher Waiver Form (PDF)
This form is an application for employees of Shepherd University to take graduate courses with remission of tuition, or for current student to receive a Graduate Research Assistant waiver.

Student Affairs Scholarship Recipient Waiver Form (PDF)
Financial Aid options for CSDA students.

Student Tuition Waiver Form (PDF)
This form is an application for non-obligatory tuition waiver assistance.

Request for Withdrawal from Shepherd University (PDF)
Use this form for a complete withdrawal from the university.

Graduation Application and Instructions (PDF)
Please fill out this form and obtain the appropriate signatures. You may also FAX or email this form to the graduate studies office (304-876-5390). The graduation fee ($50 for 2015-2016) may be paid in person at the Cashier’s office or by contacting them during regular business hours at: 304-876-5284 or via fax: 304-876-5002.  **To avoid paying a $50 late fee, you must apply by the deadline!

Graduate Research Day Guidelines –  Abstract Deadline:  Friday, March 31, 2017.  Event to be held Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Graduate Student Awards Application (PDF)  Please fill out this form and submit required materials to apply for the Distinguished Graduate Student Awards in Scholarship, Professionalism and Professionalism-Case Study.