Below are a number of the frequently used forms by the Department of English.

English Major Curriculum

Model Plan of Study
Advising Form
Application Form for English 398 (Senior Honors Thesis)
Prospectus Form for English 399 (Independent Study)
Intent to Graduate


Below are a number of the frequently used forms by the Department of English and the Graduate College available for download. Some forms are in triplicate and need to be obtained from the DGS Office. Please contact the DGS or Graduate Studies Program Coordinator with questions.


Please be sure to review our Admissions page to make sure you have properly completed your application.

Graduate College Application
Admissions Review Coversheet
Graduate Appointment Application

Declaration of Finances Form (international applicants only)


Graduate Student Petition (sample form) & Online Graduate College Petition
Registration Revision Form
Petition to Register after the 10th Day
Graduate Petition for Leave of Absence
Transfer of Credit Toward an Advanced Degree
Supplemental Change of Grade Form (available at Office of Graduate Studies)

Exam Research/Independent Study form

Intent to Graduate

Master's Program (program code: 20FS0311MA)

Progress to Degree Checklist (English Studies, Program for Writers)
Progress to Degree Checklist (English ED, without certification)
Progress to Degree Checklist (English ED, with certification)

MA Project Certificate of Approval

PhD Program
(program code: 20FS0311PHD)

Progress to Degree Checklist (English Studies, Program for Writers)
Committee Recommendation Form (for Preliminary and Dissertation defense)
Prospectus Colloquium Report
Thesis forms (from the Graduate College website)


LAS PhD Student Travel Award (for graduate students)
Travel Reimbursement Form (for lecturers)


Intent to Graduate (online process)

Teaching Observations

To submit your observations, please use the following links (Google Chrome or Firefox are the best browsers to use to fill-out these forms; we also advise that you compose in Word and then copy and paste into the form when you are ready): 

Non-FYWP Course Observation Form
FYWP Course Observation Form