Information For Graduate Students
We know that graduate students need assistance along their academic path, which is why your graduate coordinator is here to provide assistance.
Your Graduate Coordinator’s Role
Please contact the graduate coordinator in the appropriate school to assist with any questions regarding the application process or the following tasks:
- Apply for graduation
- File a thesis or dissertation
- Undertake a change of registration
- Request a time extension for a graduate degree
- Request transient credit approval
- Verify coursework for combined undergraduate/graduate degrees
- Deal with other concerns that their faculty advisor may be unable to address
Thesis and Dissertation Forms
School of Art: Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal
School of Art: Report of Thesis Final Examination
School of Fashion: Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal
School of Fashion: Report of Thesis Final Examination
School of Music: Notification of Approved Dissertation Proposal
School of Music: Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal
School of Music: Report of Dissertation Final Examination
School of Music: Report of Thesis Final Examination
Leave of Absence Return Plan
College of the Arts Graduate Students that have applied for a Graduate Leave of Absence must also submit a Leave of Absence Return Plan form. University Policy 3-01.12 sets out the eligibility, implementation, and procedures for Graduate Leave of Absence and Re-enrollment. It is highly recommended that students read this policy before initiating the request for Leave of Absence.
About The Graduate College at Kent State
Although you are enrolled or enrolling in a graduate program in the College of the Arts, Kent State also is home to our Graduate College. Consider it a resource to help you with critical portions of this next step in your academic career. It can help by preparing students like you for scholarly, research and professional careers.