Forms

Disclaimer: By accepting admission to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, graduate students indicate that they are ultimately responsible for adhering to the policies and procedures that govern their education at the university. That responsibility requires that all graduate students know where to find the academic policies of the Graduate School and any additional requirements of their specific programs. All academic policies are published annually in the Graduate Catalog.

Academic Petition

The Graduate Academic Petition system is only available to active graduate students at UNC Charlotte.

Course Revalidation 

For courses that have expired due to time limits, students may request revalidation of a course to be applied towards their degree. Only 25% of a program’s requirements may be revalidated. Courses older than 8 years for Doctorate, 6 years for Masters, and 4 years for Graduate Certificate must be revalidated. *Note: Generally, Graduate Certificate courses are not approved for revalidation*

Early-Entry Program 

This form is to request approval of courses for an early entry student (Early Entry Undergraduate).

Special Request 

Used only by students who do not have access to the online Graduate Academic Petition. All current students have access to and are required to use Graduate Academic Petition. 

Suspension Appeal 

Used to appeal a suspension from UNC Charlotte's Graduate School.

Graduate Assistantship Application 

Used to apply for a Graduate Assistantship. Please submit to the Graduate Program Director or department you wish to work in. Visit our Funding pages for open Assistantships.

Residency for Tuition Purposes Application
The NC Residency for Tuition Purposes application is located on the Residency Determination Office website. This application is used to request a review of your residency classification.

Appointment of Doctoral Dissertation Committee or DNP Scholarly Project Committee 

This is used to have a doctoral committee appointed. Programs and students may elect to appoint co-chairs for the committee provided both faculty chairs hold a graduate school faculty appointment. One chair must hold regular graduate faculty membership. Co-chairs should be listed on the committee form, in the program, and on the title page.

Appointment of Master's Thesis Committee 

This is used to a have master's thesis committee appointed. Programs and students may elect to appoint co-chairs for the committee provided both faculty chairs hold a graduate school faculty appointment. One chair must hold regular graduate faculty membership. Co-chairs should be listed on the committee form, in the program, and on the title page.

Final Defense Report for Doctoral Dissertation, Scholarly Project, Master's thesis, or Master's Project 

Used to report the outcome of a Doctoral Dissertation defense and/or Master's thesis.

Proposal Defense for Doctoral Dissertation and/or Master's Thesis (formerly known as Petition for Topic Approval) 

Used to report the approval of a proposed Doctoral Dissertation, scholarly project, and/or Master's thesis.

Remote Participation Approval - Doctoral and Master's 

To inform the Graduate School of the remote participation of one committee member for a Doctoral Defense and/or Master's thesis.

Research Projects Involving Human Subjects (IRB)

Guidelines and forms to assist graduate students and faculty in IRB review/approval process for research projects involving human subjects are available on the Human Subjects in Research website.

Sequester Request 

Used to request to withhold public release of a dissertation or thesis without a patent.

Submission and ETD/Submission Form - Dissertation and Thesis - Copyright/Open Access Publishing/Hard Copy Binding 

The Dissertation/Thesis Submission Form combine with the ETD Form to accompany your dissertation or thesis submission and the student and committee acknowledgment of electronic document submission. The second page of this form is for the payment of Copyright/Open Access Publishing/Hard Copy Binding.

Graduation Application

To apply to graduate with a graduate doctoral, master's or graduate certificate degree: Log into my.uncc.edu, select Banner Self-Service, Student Services, Student Records, and Online Graduation Application. Click "Continue" if this is the first time a graduation application has been submitted, or "Create a New Application" if one has been submitted previously. After completing all sections, click the "Submit" button.