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DEGREE COMPLETION FORMS:

Graduate Application for Degree (GAD) - MS, MEng, and PhD

Online form used to declare that you plan to graduate in a given semester. All graduate students must complete this online form during the semester in which they plan to graduate. This serves as a declaration of intent to graduate and an application for degree completion. The GAD  can be accessed through the Graduate School's website.  http://www2.binghamton.edu/grad-school/new-and-current-students/academics/index.html

Proposed Course of Study/Graduate Check - MS, MEng only

Used to check progress toward degree and, at time of graduation, to show which courses are being counted toward your degree. Available at the Graduate Coordinator's office and on-line. Graduate Coordinator submits this form, along with your "Recommendation for Award of Master's Degree", to the Graduate School at the time of graduation. Each Master's program has its own form.

Program

Degree

Abbreviation

Biomedical Engineering

 Master of Science

MS - BME
Computer Science

Master of Science 

MS - CS
Electrical Engineering

Master of Science - Electrical Engineering

Master of Engineering - Electrical Engineering

Master of Engineering - Computer Engineering 

MS - EE

MEng - EE 

MEng - CoE 

Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science (Thesis Option) 

Master of Science (10-course Option) 

Master of Engineering

MS - ME - Thesis

MS - ME - 10-course

MEng - ME

Industrial and Systems Engineering 

Master of Science 

Master of Science - ISE (4+1)

Master of Science - ISE - Health Sys Concentration (4+1)

Master of Science - ISE - Health Sys Concentration

Master of Engineering - Industrial Engineering

Master of Engineering - Systems Engineering

MS - ISE

MS - ISE (4+1)

MS - ISE (HSC 4+1)

MS - ISE (HSC)

MEng - IE

MEng - SE

Systems Science

Master of Science 

Master of Science - SS (4+1)

Master of Science - SS - Health Sys Concentration (4+1)

Master of Science - SS - Health Sys Concentration

MS - SS

MS - SS (4+1)

MS - SS (HSC 4+1)

MS - SS (HSC)

 

Recommendation for Award of Master's (MS, MEng) Degree 

Used at time of graduation to submit proof of degree completion to the Graduate School. Form to be signed by faculty advisor and Graduate Director.  Graduate Coordinator submits this form, along with your “Proposed Course of Study/Graduation Check”, to the Graduate School at the time of graduation. All MS/MEng candidates complete this form. 

Recommendation for Award of Doctoral (PhD) Degree

Used at time of graduation to submit proof of degree completion to the Graduate School. Form to be signed by student's examining committee and Graduate Director. Graduate Coordinator submits this form to the Graduate School at the time of graduation.  All PhD candidates complete this form. 


FORMS FOR PhD STUDENTS:

Principal Adviser/Guidance Committee (.pdf, 829kb)

Used generally during the first year of PhD study to designate the student's principal doctoral adviser and other faculty who will serve on the student's dissertation committee.

Statement of PhD Research Interest (.pdf, 707kb)

Used, along with the Principal Adviser/Guidance Committee form, to state the research interests which the student expects to pursue, and proposed members of the PhD Guidance Committee.

Learning Contract (Recommended Format) (.pdf, 39.8kb)

Paper document used to show the recommended format for the Learning Contract, which outlines the requirements for passing the Comprehensive Exam.

Recommendation for Admission to Candidacy

Used generally after students have completed their Comprehensive Exams to declare to the Graduate School that a student is being admitted to candidacy for the doctoral degree.


OTHER FORMS:

Independent Study Registration (.pdf, 489kb)

Used to register for courses which are considered "independent study".

Late Add/Change/Withdraw (.pdf, 118.9kb)

Used to add, drop or change a course after the add/drop deadline, or to change the Grade Option.

Certification of Full-Time Status (for Students Not Receiving a Tuition Scholarship) (.pdf, 61.9kb)

Used in the fall and spring semesters by non-funded students who must maintain full-time status, who have completed all of their course work and are only registering for one credit of thesis, project or dissertation.

Application for Transfer Credit (.doc, 46kb)

Used to request the transfer of graduate credits from other institutions toward a degree at Binghamton. Download the form for completion and forward with any necessary information to your program's graduate director.

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Last Updated: 11/26/13