Forms

  • Application

  • The online application will be electronically submitted to the Office of Admissions and then forwarded to the appropriate academic department. In addition to the on-line application, a non-refundable application fee must be electronically submitted. The application fee is $60 for domestic applicants and $70 for international applicants.

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  • Credit Overloads

  • Credit overloads allow a student to register for more than the university maximum credit load for the student’s level (Graduate – 15).

    • Credit overloads with the maximum credit load between 16-18 credits can be entered by the student’s department via ARIESweb. Visit the credit overloads page on the Registrar’s Office website for instructions.
    • Credit overloads with the maximum credit load above 18 credits must be directed to the Graduate School for approval. The student’s advisor will need to send an e-mail to gradschool@colostate.edu and provide the following information: student’s name, student’s CSU ID, the semester that the overload will be applied to, the maximum credit load that the student will be allowed to register for, and justification for the overload.
  • View Credit Overloads Form
  • GS1B Graduate Application for Readmission

  • This form is used when a student’s enrollment has dropped for one or more semesters. There is a non-refundable fee of $150.00 made payable to Colorado State University. The form is filled out by the student and then forwarded to the department for approval. Once approved the form is sent to the Office of Admissions.

  • View GS1B Form
  • GS6 Program of Study

  • The Program of Study is a document which must list all the required courses (taken and planned) to achieve your degree. The Program of Study must be filed with the Graduate School before the time of the fourth regular semester registration – this occurs in the third semester. Students who fail to meet this requirement may be denied subsequent registration. This form must be submitted to the Graduate School prior to applying for graduation.

    Exclusion Form: Integrated Degree Program (IDP/IDP+) students or students wishing to exclude 500-level courses from their Bachelor’s degree may find the required exclusion form and additional information on the Registrar’s Office website. IDP/IDP+ students only: A copy of the exclusion form must be submitted with the GS6 Program of Study.

  • View Instructions for GS6 Program of Study Form
  • GS7 Request for Change of Department and/or Degree Program

  • This form is used to change from one department to another or from one degree to another. A student may or may not complete the degree program from which he/she is changing. If a student has completed all coursework for the first degree, is working on research only, and wishes to gain admission to a new department or degree, it is appropriate to fill out this form.

    Additional Resources – GS7 Instructions and Program Codes

  • View GS7 Form
  • GS26 Request for Letter of Completion

  • This letter can be issued to a student who needs to provide confirmation that all of his/her degree requirements have been met, the letter is released only after the final graduation approval has been cleared on the students graduate degree plan record in Ramweb.  Letters will be issued until the degree is recorded on the student’s official transcripts.

  • View GS26 Request for Letter of Completion Form
  • GS30 Thesis/Dissertation Submission

  • This form is required of all Master’s Plan A students and Ph.D. students submitting a thesis or dissertation after the final thesis/dissertation has been reviewed and approved by the student’s committee. The completed and signed form must be submitted to the Graduate School Office by the published deadline date of the student’s graduating term and before the electronic submission of the thesis or dissertation.

    Additional Resources – GS30 Procedures and ETD Resource Page

  • View GS30 Thesis/Dissertation Submission Form
  • Late Registration Request

  • This form is required if a student wants to:

    • Add a course(s) or Continuous Registration after the regular add/drop period ends for the appropriate semester, OR
    • Increase or decrease the number of credits for a course(s) after the regular add/drop period ends for the appropriate semester.
    • Drop from a restricted drop course after the deadline. Restricted drop courses are courses with early drop dates and no withdraw period. These dates are indicated on the Class Schedule and, if you are registered for the course, on your My Weekly Schedule on RAMweb
    • Change a course’s level after the add/drop deadline (ex. 699 to 799)

    Visit our Drop and Withdrawal FAQs page for policy and procedure details.  Add, drop and withdraw dates are available on your My Weekly Schedule under Registered Courses, via RAMweb.

    NOTE: A student obtains this form from his/her department (the department downloads the form from by navigating from ARIESweb >ARIES A-Z >L> Late Registration Request).

  • Registration Appeal

  • This form is required if a student has experienced extenuating circumstances and wants to:

    • Drop a course(s) after the regular add/drop period ends for the appropriate semester. Add, drop and withdrawal dates are available on your My Weekly Schedule under Registered Courses, via RAMweb.
    • Withdraw from a course(s) after the course withdrawal period ends for the appropriate semester,
    • Change the grading option for a course(s) to “Pass/Fail” after the regular add/drop period ends for the appropriate semester, OR
    • Change the grading option for a course(s) to “Audit” after the regular add/drop period ends for the appropriate semester.

    Failure to academically perform due to factors such as the following would not generally qualify as extenuating circumstances:

    • Bad habits or poor judgment
    • Time management issues
    • Failed relationships/roommate problems
    • Failure to use University resources
    • Ignorance of University policies

    Visit our Drop and Withdrawal FAQs page for policy and procedure details.  Drop and withdraw dates are available on your My Weekly Schedule under Registered Courses, via RAMweb.

    NOTES:

    1. If a student wants to withdraw from ALL of his/her courses, the student will need to log onto RAMweb, select the menu and from that menu choose Registration then University Withdrawal. Choosing to submit a University Withdrawal indicates your decision to withdraw from ALL of your courses for the current semester. This means you are withdrawing from the University and must reapply to your program.
    2. Additional required documents, if appropriate, are listed on the Registration Appeal form.
    3. There is no refund of charges associated with the course in the case of a withdrawal for an on-campus course. For charges associated with withdrawing from a Continuing Education online course, please go to CSU Online.
  • View Registration Appeal Form