Graduate Forms

The following forms will be needed during your graduate program.

Department of Biology Forms

Please download the fillable form to your computer desktop and use the Adobe Reader (version XI, DC, or later) to open it. Then fill out the form, save it, and send it to cjackson@olemiss.edu as an attachment. If you do not have the Adobe Reader, it can be downloaded for free at https://get.adobe.com/reader/. Mac users need to use Adobe Reader rather than the built-in Preview application.

M.S. Forms:

  • M.S. Degree Worksheet (summarizes requirements for a Master’s degree in Biology)
  • M.S. Degree Requirement Form (fillable) (List of the courses to fulfill your Master’s degree in Biology. It needs to be approved and signed by your thesis committee during your 1st or 2nd semester then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated July 2020
  • M.S. Prospectus Approval Form (fillable) (It needs to be approved and signed by your Master’s advisory committee when they approve your research prospectus then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated August 2020
  • M.S. Thesis Signature Page (fillable) (It needs to be approved and signed by your Master’s advisory committee when they approve your thesis then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated August 2020

Ph.D. Forms:

  • Ph.D. Degree Worksheet (summarizes requirements for a Doctoral degree in Biology without a lab rotation)
  • Ph.D. Degree with Rotation Worksheet (summarizes requirements for a Doctoral degree in Biology with a lab rotation)
  • Ph.D. Degree Requirement Form (fillable) (List of the courses to fulfill your Doctoral degree in Biology. It needs to be approved and signed by your dissertation committee during your 1st or 2nd semester then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated July 2020
  • Ph.D. Prospectus Approval Form (fillable) (It needs to be approved and signed by your Doctoral advisory committee when they approve your research prospectus then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated August 2020
  • Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination Form (fillable) (It needs to be signed by your Doctoral advisory committee when your examination has been accepted or not accepted then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated August 2020
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Signature Page (fillable) (It needs to be approved and signed by your Doctoral advisory committee when they approve your dissertation then signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator.) updated August 2020

Graduate School Forms