Program of Study – Degree Works

Degree Works Management FormTo make course substitutions, designate electives or cognate courses, change concentrations, AND/OR change to a more recent bulletin year
Time Extension Request FormWhen a course exceeds the degree time limit (6 years – Master’s, Specialist, or Certificate, 10 years – PhD)
Transfer Credits Approval FormTo transfer in credit hours from another university towards completion of degree
Prior UCA Course Work Approval FormTo apply prior courses taken at UCA to a second program of study


Application to Graduate FormMaster’s, Education Specialist, and Doctoral degree programs
Certificate Program Completion FormGraduate certificate and Post-master’s certificate programs

Graduate Assistants

GA Recommendation WITHOUT Tuition Scholarship FormTo recommend a student for a graduate assistantship with no tuition scholarship
GA Recommendation WITH Tuition Scholarship FormTo recommend a student for a graduate assistantship which includes a tuition scholarship
Graduate Assistant Evaluation Form – Sample evaluation form for use by hiring departments

Graduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty Application FormApplication for initial or continuing graduate faculty status

Thesis & Dissertation

Notice of Intent to Complete a Thesis Form
Thesis or Dissertation Committee Selection Form


If you will still be enrolled in classes for the current semester but wish to drop some of your classes, go to the Registrar’s Office to complete obtain a Schedule Change form.

Semester Withdrawal FormIf you wish to drop ALL of the current semester’s courses but will be returning in subsequent semesters
Permanent Withdrawal From the Program FormIf you wish to drop ALL of the semester’s courses AND are notifying the Graduate School that you are permanently withdrawing from your graduate program.

Undergraduate/Graduate Concurrent Application

Concurrent Student Application FormUCA seniors in their last semester prior to receiving their baccalaureate degree may, under certain circumstances, apply for concurrent enrollment.