Forms and Petitions

Graduate Studies Forms

GS-1A: Transfer Course Level Evaluation
[FORM DISCONTINUED; now completed via GET. Consult with your faculty graduate advisor regarding this.]

GS-5: Course Substitution
[FORM DISCONTINUED; now completed via GET. Consult with your faculty graduate advisor regarding this.]

GS-8: Graduate Student/Post-Baccalaureate Status Change
[FORM UNDER REVISION; contact gradstudies@calstatela.edu for instructions]

GS-10: Advancement to Candidacy Form

GS-12: Request for Thesis or Project Committee and Title

GS-12A: Comp Exam Form

GS-13: Approval Page for Graduate Thesis, Project Report, or Dissertation (link)

GS-14: Approval of Thesis or Project

GS-16: Course validation by exam

Petitions

GWAR Substitution Petition (formerly WPE Waiver)
[FORM DISCONTINED due to Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement changes.]

Course Overload

General Academic Petition for Graduate Requirements

Request for Graduate Credit for Undergraduate Work

Related Forms

Petition for Student Leaves of Absence (Records & Enrollment, Office of the Registrar)​
Graduate students are granted a leave for a maximum of 2 semesters, subject to renewal. Continuing students' allowed absence of 1 semester is included in these maxima. Summer and winter terms are not included in these totals.