Read the Graduate Student Handbook for information on the following academic forms.
For any requests for changes in degree requirements such as course substitutions, waivers, or changes in the program of study requirements.
Leave of Absence
Graduate students taking, or returning from, a leave of absence must fill out the appropriate form. Graduate students who have a fellowship should also read the Graduate Fellowship Appeal / Special Circumstances form.
- Request for Leave of Absence
- Request to Re-Register from Leave of Absence
- Graduate Fellowship Appeal / Special Circumstances Form
Graduate students should use the Course Credit Consolidation Form to transfer credits from Emerson College's Department of Professional Studies and Special Programs, or the Petition to Transfer Credit to transfer credits from another institution.
Extension of Candidacy
To request an extension of the time limit for completing degree requirements.
Graduate Full-Time Equivalency Certification
To request full-time status when registered for less than full-time status while completing a master’s thesis or project.
Petition to Waive Continuing Student Status Fee
Students who fail to register continuously will be assessed a fee for the semester they are not registered. Use this waiver request form if you have finished all your degree requirements but still need to take your comprehensive examination, finish your thesis/project, or finish your Incompletes.
To officially withdraw from the College.
Graduate students completing a master's thesis or project must follow the latest copy of the Master's Thesis/Project Guidelines. Below is the latest copy of these guidelines, as well as templates for the title, approval, and abstract pages.
- Master's Thesis/Project Guidelines
- Master's Thesis/Project Template Abstract Page
- Master's Thesis/Project Template Approval Page
- Master's Thesis/Project Template Title Page
Graduate Directed Study/Project & Master's Thesis/Project Chair Registration Forms
The Registrar's Office is the keeper of the Directed Study/Project and Master's Thesis/Project Registration forms. These forms can be found on the Registrar's Office's Contract Courses page.
Contact the Office of Graduate Studies with questions.
Office Hours (Summer 2013)
Mon.-Thurs.: 8:45 am–5:00 pm
Fri.: 8:45 am-3:00 pm
Office Location: 180 Tremont Street (Ansin Building), 12th floor
Mailing Address: 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
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Master's Theses/Projects Due
April 26, 2013
May 12, 2013