Forms & Policy

Change of Degree, Program or Specialization

Comprehensive Examinations

Directed Readings, Fieldwork Application and Instructions

Grade Reconsideration 


See also

Forms for the following are found on the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Website:


  • Confirmation Letter
  • Completion of Degree Requirements Letter

Records and Transcripts

  • Name Change
  • Consent to Disclose Personal Information
  • Parchment Replacement
  • Transcript Request

Opt-Outs and Refunds

  • GSS Benefit Plan Opt-Out
  • International Students Medical Plan Opt-Out
  • U-Pass BC Exemptions
  • Refund Request
  • Refund Appeal Application

Course Changes and Program Transfers

  • Course Add/Drop
  • Change Requirement Term
  • Program Transfer

Transfer Credit and Advance Credit

  • Application for Advance Credit
  • Taking a Course at Another Institution

Extensions, Leaves, Readmissions, and Withdrawals

  • Request an Extension (Please review Extension Policy first)
  • Leave of Absence Request
  • Reactivation
  • Readmission for One Term
  • Withdrawal from Graduate Studies
  • Withdrawal Under Extenuating Circumstances


  • Appeal of an Evaluation of Unsatisfactory Performance

Supervisory Committee MA/PhD

  • Approval of Supervisory Committee
  • Changes to Supervisory Committee

(Thesis Examination) Defence and Completion

  • Approval of Examining Committee
  • Scheduling of a Master's Degree Completion

Thesis Publication

  • Thesis Postponement of Publication


  • Recommendation for the Award of Certificate
  • Recommendation for the Award of Degree
  • Accepting an Award
  • Changes to Award
  • Deferring or Interrupting an Award
  • Termination of Award
  • Reinstatement of Award
  • SSHRC/NSERC Annual Progress Reports


  • Graduate Student Business Cards