Forms, Guidelines, and Policy

Graduate School Handbook

The Graduate School Handbook is the most comprehensive collection of rules and policies pertaining to graduate students, graduate faculty, and graduate programs. The handbook is updated regularly based upon decisions made by the Graduate Council. When updates are made, the handbook is labeled with a new version number.


Graduate School Handbook

Graduate School Newsletter - current

Graduate School Newsletters - archive

Graduate Study at Ohio State - brochure




Frequently used forms, and a list of guidelines and publications (listed alphabetically)

Forms, guidelines and publications (listed by area/process)


The Graduate School provides guidelines and FAQs for new policies, regular graduate program practices (such as recruitment), and for graduate studies committee chairs. These are made available through OSUToday, OSUWeekly, direct email to the programs, and the Graduate School newsletter.

Policy (new and recently changed only)

Related Links

Graduate School Handbook

Forms (alphabetical list)

Forms (listed by area/process)

Registration and Fee Deadlines current and subsequent semesters

Examination and Graduation Deadlines

Academic Calendar


Need help?

Contact staff members in the Graduate School using the staff directory, or call (614) 292-6031.

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