University of California, Riverside

Graduate Division



Petitions & Forms for Current Students


Contents

General Petitions for Graduate Students

PhD Committee Nomination and Final Defense Forms
Master's Advancement to Candidacy Applications
Timetable Forms
Designated Emphasis Application Forms

General Petitions for Graduate Students      

For regulations and procedures relating to the forms below, please visit Regulations and Procedures for Graduate Academic Affairs.

Many petitions are submitted online via R'Grad (click on the R'Grad icon in your R'Web menu).  See the list below for details.

290 Petition (Petition for Directed Studies) 

Independent study (not research; research = units of 297 or 299)

Add a Major

Current graduate students can request to add another major with the approval of the new program and their current program.

Change in Degree Objective

Change degree objective within same program

Change in Major

Request to change to another major with approval from the new program.

Education Abroad Program Academic Planning Form for Graduate Students

Advising form for graduate students who wish to pursue Education Abroad Programs.  Students must start by consulting with the UCR Study Abroad office.

Filing Fee Petition-Master's Students - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

Apply for Filing Fee status (Master's student)

Filing Fee Petition-PhD Students - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

Apply for Filing Fee status (PhD student)

General Graduate Student Petition

Transfer or waive units or course work; extend time limit for the removal of Incomplete grades, etc.

Grade Appeal (PDF or Word Doc)

Appeal a grade

Half-time Status and Reduced Fees App (for all except MBA students)

Sudents who cannot attend more than half-time due to a full time job or for medical or personal reasons

Half-time Status and Reduced Fees App (for AGSM students only)

Students in programs within AGSM who cannot attend more than half-time due to a full time job or for medical or personal reasons

In-absentia Registration Application

Research or study requires an extended stay outside of California (for the duration of a quarter)

Intercampus Exchange Application

Take classes at another UC campus

Late or Retroactive Enrollment Adjustment Form

Add or withdraw from units after the deadline

Leave of Absence (and/or Withdrawal) Form - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

Request 1-3 quarters of leave of absence from graduate studies

Withdrawal - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

 Withdraw from the University

Petition for Remote Participation

Request that one member of the oral qualifying exam committee or the thesis/dissertation committee be permitted to participate in the exam remotely

Readmission

Students who were enrolled in a graduate program for one quarter or more and have withdrawn from the University can apply to re-admit back into that same graduate program

Report of Manuscript Completion

Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts students report completion of the Manuscript

S/NC Petition

Take a course for S/NC credit

PHD COMMITTEE NOMINATION FORMS & FINAL DEFENSE FORMS    

Nomination for Oral Qualifying Exam Committee (Form 2) - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

Nominate the oral qualifying exam committee

Report of Oral Qualifying Exam & Nomination of Dissertation Committee (Form 3)

Report the results of the oral qualifying exam & nominate a dissertation committee

Dissertation/Thesis Committee Nomination/Change Form

Make a change to an existing dissertation committee

Report of Final Exam (Final Defense) for PhD (Form 5)

Report the results of the final defense of the PhD

Report of Final Exam (Final Defense) for Master’s Degree

Report the results of the final defense of the master’s degree

MASTER'S ADVANCEMENT TO CANDIDACY APPLICATIONS
Visit the graduation page to learn more about filing for completion of a degree
Plan I Application for Candidacy - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

Apply for a thesis, manuscript or professional paper master's degree.

Plan II Application for Candidacy - Access via R'Grad (www.rweb.ucr.edu)

Apply for a comprehensive exam, project, or analytical paper/project master's degree.

Dissertation/Thesis Committee Nomination/Change

Make a change to an existing thesis committee.

TIMETABLE FORMS                                                

Timetable to Completion of a Master's Degree

For master’s students who have been enrolled one year past the program’s normative time to degree.

Timetable to Completion of PhD Oral Qualifying Exam

For PhD students who have been enrolled for four years but have not taken the oral qualifying exam. 

Timetable to Completion of PhD Degree

For PhD students who have been enrolled one year past the program’s normative time to degree.

Sample Timetable to Completion of PhD Degree

SAMPLE TIMETABLE

DESIGNATED EMPHASIS APPLICATION FORMS                                             

Book, Archive, and Manuscript Studies (BAM)

Cell, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN)

Gene Expression and Regulation Studies (GERS)

Inflammation and Infectious Disease (IID)

Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)

Medical and Health Humanities (MHH)

Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS)

Public Policy (PBPL)

Southeast Asian Studies (SEAS)

Speculative Fictions and Cultures of Science (SFCS)

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Graduate Division
University Office Building

Tel: (951) 827-4302
Fax: (951) 827-2238
E-mail: graddiv@ucr.edu

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