Below, you will find the forms commonly used by graduate students at the University of Cincinnati. All of our forms are in PDF format, so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print them.
Graduate Petition for Reinstatement and/or Extension
If you have not registered for at least one graduate credit hour in your program during an academic year and wish to continue in your program, or if you wish to extend your program's time limit for attaining your degree, you must complete this form and submit it to your graduate program director.
The University of Cincinnati resolves disputes involving graduate students in a fair and collegial manner. This form should be submitted by the grievant to the appointing administrator. More details about the grievance process are available on the Student Grievance Procedures page or from the Graduate School office.
Leave of Absence Request
If you wish to apply for a leave of absence, you must complete this form and submit it to your program director, along with appropriate documentation explaining the reason for your leave.
If you have not been enrolled in classes for more than three years and wish to be readmitted to the university, you must complete this form and submit it to your program director, along with the reapplication fee.
For questions about the readmission process, please refer to the Readmission policy.
External Committee Member Form
If you wish to add an external committee member, you must complete this form and submit it to your committee chair and program director, along with a CV for the proposed external committee member.
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