Current Students

Current Students

Graduation Information

Applications for Graduation

Select the appropriate graduation application, complete the fillable form, and submit.  Provide your academic department with a copy for record.  If you are completing simultaneously a graduate degree program and a graduate certificate program, you are required to submit one graduation application for each program. For best results, use Google Chrome or Internet Explorer. Mozilla Firefox will not show a fillable form. 

Candidacy (CAND) Registration Requirements

CAND 99100, -0- credit
In addition to submitting a Graduate Application for Graduation, candidates expecting to graduate are required to enroll in CAND 99100 plus minimum 1 credit of a fee-bearing course in the term the degree is to be awarded.  If graduation is cancelled or postponed, candidates must repeat the enrollment requirements in subsequent semester/s,

Privileged Candidacy Registration (CAND 99200 and CAND 99300, -0- credit)
Enrollment in CAND 99200 or CAND 99300 is permitted only in exceptional cases with special approval from the IUPUI Graduate Office. 

Questions concerning candidacy registration, contact Monica Henry in the IUPUI Graduate Office, UL 1170.

Forms for Students

Purdue Graduate School (GS) Forms

The following electronic forms for online submission are available via myPurdue using your Purdue Career Account login and password:

  • Doctoral (PhD) Plan of Study
  • Report of Master's Examining Committee (For department use only)
  • Request for Appointment of Examining Committee (Required for Engineering oral examination only)
  • Change to the Master's Plan of Study


Thesis Formatting

Purdue LaTeX typesetting software system is highly preferred and strongly recommended for use with thesis formatting.  LaTeX document class information is available at the following Purdue thesis websites:

Purdue Overleaf is an online collaborative scientific writing and publishing tool. It is designed to make the process of writing, editing, and producing scientific papers much quicker for both authors and publishers. It permits Rich Text or LaTeX editing, and it is easy to switch between either mode. Our students can create an account, sponsored by Purdue, using their Purdue or IUPUI emails.

Required Exam and Thesis Forms

  1. GS Form 7 Report of Master's Examining Committee
  2. GS Form 9 Thesis Acceptance Form (Available via the Purdue Graduate School Thesis/Dissertation Forms website)
  3. GS Form 30 Cover page for Electronic Thesis Deposit (Available at the Purdue Graduate School Thesis/Dissertation Forms website)
  4. GS Form 32 Thesis/Dissertation Agreement, Publication Delay, and Research Integrity & Copyright Disclaimer Form (Available at the Purdue Graduate School Thesis/Dissertation Forms website)
  5. If thesis is confidential and confidentiality status needs to be maintained, complete GS Form 15 Request for Confidentiality