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Graduate Education Forms and Deadlines

Forms and deadlines.

Throughout your program, you will be required to submit various forms.

We know. It sounds about as exciting as an appendectomy.
On a positive note, it’s not as bad as you think. We’ll make it a lot easier for you!

(We’re here to help you. However, it is your responsibility to be apprised of all deadlines and to ensure all forms are submitted on time).

All deadlines and procedures for graduation set by the WSU Graduate School (and updated yearly), can be found here.

Some of the more commonly-sought forms are listed here for your convenience:

Change of Temporary Advisor


Course Waiver


EXAMINATION schedules AND forms


Research data collection

For all student projects (individual and class) that involve data collection from human participants but do not meet the federal research guidelines for the IRB process complete the following form.

Responsible Conduct of Research Education Training

All WSU Graduate Students must complete the CITI RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH TRAINING. This training can be found at which takes about two (2) hours. Once you have completed the training, please forward your email confirmation to the College of Education’s Office of Graduate Education at

Discrimination/Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training

WSU is committed to being an institution that demonstrates trust and respect for all persons and cultivates individual and institutional integrity in all that we do. The goal of the online DSHP course is to assist WSU in maintaining a safe and respectful working and learning environment. It describes different types of discrimination and harassment, including prohibited personal behaviors, identifies key WSU Executive Policies addressing these topics, and provides links to specific offices and resources available to help in cases of alleged discrimination and harassment. For more information and to sign up for the course, visit this site at Human Resource Services. For DSHP training, there is a one semester grace period as described above for RCR training.The Office of Civil Rights Compliance & Investigation has provided additional information on WSU’s response policy for discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.