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FORM TITLE PURPOSE SUBMIT TO: DUE REQUIRED
ACADEMIC PETITION 
 
To request exceptions to stated policy Advisor, department chair, Graduate College As needed As needed
ACCELERATED APPLICATION 
 
To apply to RU's accelerated bachelor's master's programs  

 

 

As needed

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION
 
To apply to RU’s graduate program

Graduate College

 

See Application Requirements All Students
APPLICATION FOR IN-STATE TUITION 
 
To request in-state tuition

Graduate College

 

By the first day of the term in which the student is applying for eligibility (documentation may be required and must also be received by the first day of the term).  Applications received after this date will be considered for the next term as eligibility for in-state tuition may not be retroactively applied. With application for admission for in-state students; out-of -state students: as eligibility is reached
AUDIT FORM To audit a course Instructor, department chair, Registrar Census Date As needed
CERTIFICATE 
 
To add a post-baccalaureate certificate Graduate College

 
As needed As needed
CERTIFICATE COMPLETION 
 
To apply for completion of post-baccalaureate certificate Graduate College

 
By census date of the semester of completion. All students completing certificates
COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
 
To show completion of degree requirements by oral, written exam, thesis defense, dissertation defense or C’s exam(COSD majors only) Request from Graduate College one week prior to scheduled exams Last day of classes in final semester All students except MBA
CONTINUOUS ENROLLMENT 
 
To ensure continuous enrollment if you have completed all courses but have an I or IP grade Instructor and Graduate College

 
Beginning of semester Only if not enrolled in other course work
DEFERMENT REQUEST To request deferment of an application for admission or enrollment term Program Coordinator and Graduate College As needed All graduate students who would like to request a deferral.
DIGITAL SIGNATURE Instructions for creating and using digital signatures   As needed As needed
DIRECTED STUDY 
 
To outline goals and objectives for directed study Supervising Professor, Major Advisor, Department chair,  Graduate Dean Two weeks prior to Semester start
 
As needed
EDUCATION GRE WAIVER REQUEST FORM For Education applicants (excluding the Five-Year Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education concentration) to request the GRE admission requirement to be waived if the applicant has a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA and at least three years of professional experience in a field related to the degree. Education Program Coordinator, Graduate Admissions Two weeks prior to the start of the respective application term; however, it is encouraged to submit this form at the time of application As needed in order for Education applicants to be eligible to waive the GRE admission requirement.  This form will not be accepted for applicants to other graduate programs.    
GMAT/GRE WAIVER REQUEST FORM 
 
For MBA applicants with significant work experience Graduate College Admissions With Application as needed As needed  

GRADE APPEAL 
 

To give students an opportunity to correct an injustice Chair of the department in which the course is offered N/A As needed
GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP
 
To request a graduate assistantship or teaching fellowship Student signature Semester prior to enrollment As needed
GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP TERMINATION FORM
 
To request termination of a graduate assistantship or teaching fellowship Student and supervisor signature As needed As needed
GRADUATE STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD
 
To apply for funds to be reimbursed for attendance of one professional conference per year Department chair, Graduate College

 

 

Application is due four weeks prior to trip. Receipts & Reimbursement Form are due within ten days of returning from travel As needed
GRADUATION & PARTICIPATION APPLICATION 
 
To declare intent to graduate Advisor, department chair, Graduate College By census date of the semester of graduation All students
GRIEVANCE
 
To give students a grievance process Department Chair/Director (or designee) N/A As needed
GRIEVANCE FORM Accompanying Procedures listed above      
HEALTH FORM & CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION
 
Required by the Commonwealth of VA and Radford University Student Health Center Prior to enrollment at Radford University All students
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT STATEMENT To provide mandatory  compliance information for university use Graduate Admissions or the International Education Center Prior to enrollment at Radford University All international applicants
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER ELIGIBILTY FORM To provide mandatory  compliance information for university use Graduate Admissions or the International Education Center Prior to enrollment at Radford University All international applicants
PERMISSION FOR SENIORS TO ENROLL 
 
For seniors in their final semester who wish to enroll in graduate courses Department Chair, Registrar Prior to registration As needed
PETITION FOR PROGRAM CHANGES
 
To make changes to your current program of study Advisor, department chair, Graduate College - Change in status:
End of second semester or 12 credit hours. - Program changes: Prior to enrolling in desired course. - Advisor changes: As Desired
As needed
PROGRAM OF STUDY

Note: Program of Study forms are available from your advisor
To outline course requirements for your program Advisor, department chair, Graduate College By the end of second semester and/or completion of 12 credit hours All graduate students
RECOMMENDATION FORM 
 
Required for degree seeking students (please see major requirements for more information) Graduate College With application Please check program requirements
RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY GRANTS
 
To assist with the cost of research and creative activity Faculty Advisor N/A As needed

STUDENT CHANGE OF NAME/SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER 
 
To request changes to university’s database Registrar N/A As needed
SOCIAL WORK ADDITIONAL APPLICATION FORMS Required forms for complete Social Work application

Graduate College

 

See Application Requirements All Social Work Applicants
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION To provide mandatory SEVIS compliance information for university use Graduate Admissions or the International Education Center At time of application or an updated copy upon request All international applicants
TRANSFER REQUEST
   
To request permission to transfer courses to Radford University Advisor,
Graduate College
Two weeks prior to registration at transferring institution As needed (limit of 6 credit hours.; B or above)
VA EDUCATORS REDUCED TUITION 
 
For Virginia K-12 teachers to request lower tuition rate Principal or Staff Development Coordinator, Graduate College No later than 10 calendar days past the census date of the applicable term Each academic year