GBS Forms

Forms are updated routinely. Please visit this page each time a form is needed so you will use the most up-to-date version. Also, please see the Graduate School Forms for additional forms of interest.

Rotation & Mentor Selection

  • 4th and Subsequent Rotation Form (pdf)
    This form is to be completed by a student seeking a 4th and/or subsequent rotation. This form must be completed and returned to the GBS Process Manager prior to the start of the rotation.
  • Rotation Form for Displaced Students (pdf)
    This form is to be completed by displaced students seeking another rotation. This form must be completed and returned to the GBS Process Manager prior to the start of the rotation.

Graduate Committee

  • Committee Form (pdf)
    This form is used to nominate the mentor, chairperson and members of a student's Graduate Study Committee. This form must be completed and returned to the GBS Process Manager.

QE & Admission to Candidacy 

  • Qualifying Exam Form
    This form must be submitted two weeks prior to the scheduled QE. The completed form must be signed by all committee members and returned to the GBS Process Manager within two days following the successful completion of the QE oral defense.
  • QE Written Review Form
    This form is utilized for review between the student and committee. 
  • Application for Admission to Candidacy (pdf)
    This form must be completed and submitted to the GBS Office Administrator who will submit to the Graduate School before you can register for research hours.
     

Dissertation Defense & Graduation

  • Application for Graduate Degree/Certificate
    Students planning to graduate in the upcoming term can access the Application for Graduate Degree/Certificate online through BlazerNET by clicking Links/Forms and selecting Apply for Graduate Degree/Certificate. 
  • ProQuest Submission Site
    All Doctoral students must submit a PDF of the final committee-approved dissertation for final review by the Graduate School. 

Joint Degree Program

Other Forms

  • Academic Appeal (pdf)
    This form is completed to request changes to registration and submitted to the GBS Process Manager.
  • Advanced Course Verification Form
    This form is utilized for course approval for 2-hour courses, off-campus courses, and non-GBS courses that require approval for advanced course credit.
  • Change of Graduate Program/Theme (pdf)
    This form is utilized for students switching to another theme and submitted to the GBS Process Manager who will forward to the Graduate School for approval.
  • Grade Replacement Request Form (pdf)
    This form is utilized for students who repeat a course taken at UAB and wish to request a grade replacement. This allows the first course to be excluded from their GPA calculation, once approved. The form should be submitted to the GBS Curriculum Manager for submission to the Graduate School for approval. 
  • Leave of Absence (pdf)
    This form is to be completed by students who wish to request a leave of absence. The form should be submitted to the GBS Process Manager.