Required Milestone Forms

Graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences are responsible for monitoring their academic evaluation for accuracy, including the completion of both coursework and non-course milestones.

Please use the forms below to indicate successful completion of the appropriate non-course milestone. Once all required fields and signatures have been obtained, the forms should be scanned and uploaded to the Milestone Submission Dropbox. If you have any questions, please contact your advisor in the Office of Graduate Services.

Required Milestone Forms

Used to designate whether you are a thesis or non-thesis Master's student. This should be done in consultation with your departmental graduate director. Please note that not all departments have both options.

Thesis and Non-Thesis Status Selection Form

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services immediately upon completion. Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

Used to denote successful completion of the language or research requirement. Not all programs have such a requirement, so please consult your departmental handbook for specifics. Requires the signature or emailed approval of the departmental graduate director.

Foreign Language or Research Requirement Form

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services immediately upon completion. Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

Used to report the results of comprehensive or qualifying exams. Requires the signature or emailed approval of the departmental graduate director.

Report for Comprehensive and Qualifying Examinations Form

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services immediately upon completion. Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

Used to appoint a committee for doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis. Committee composition may vary by department, so consult your department handbook for specific instructions. Requires the signature or emailed approval of the departmental graduate director.

Appointment of Dissertation or Thesis Committee Form

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services immediately upon completion. Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

Used to report the approval of a proposed dissertation or master’s thesis. Requires the signature or emailed approval of the departmental graduate director.

Proposal Defense Form for Dissertation or Masters Thesis

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services immediately upon completion. Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

Used to report the approval of a non-thesis paper or project. Requires the signature of the primary advisor, as well as (per departmental requirements) any additional readers.

Non-Thesis Master Approval Form

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services by the degree requirement deadline. Deadlines can be found at cas.gsu.edu/graduation-calendar-deadlines.

Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

Used to report the outcome of a final dissertation or thesis. Requires the signatures of the committee chair, committee members, and departmental chair.

Dissertation or Masters Thesis Approval Form

Forms should be submitted to the Office of Graduates Services by the degree requirement deadline. Deadlines can be found at cas.gsu.edu/graduation-requirements. Completed forms should be scanned and uploaded at asgrad.wufoo.com/forms/milestone-submission.

If you have any questions about non-course milestones, please contact your advisor in the Office of Graduate Services. If you have questions about your coursework, please contact your academic program advisor in your home department.