Welcome, graduate students! The resources on this page should provide forms and information related to projects, theses, graduation and funding. There are also links to the graduate catalog and payroll calendar.
New Graduate Student Resources – Whether you’re new to TCU or returning for your master’s degree, this is a great place to start.
Projects & Theses
Please right-click to “Save link as…” then open with Adobe Acrobat to properly fill out the forms.
Appointment of Master’s Committee – Please digitally complete the form, obtain all digital signatures and email to email@example.com. This form should be submitted prior to enrolling in project or thesis courses.
Thesis forms & Information
Thesis Grad Manual (.docx) – This College of Communication thesis manual describes important thesis formatting requirements and deadlines.
Thesis Template (.docx) – Download and use this Microsoft Word document to properly format your thesis for online archiving and access through Proquest/UMI.
Sample Completed Thesis – View a PDF-version of a recent completed thesis.
Thesis Title Page (pdf) – Download this form to get signatures from your committee and the associate dean.
Submit your completed and defended thesis electronically to UMI. The TCU library has step-by-step instructions on the submission page. A publishing fee will be placed on your student account, which can be paid online.
Graduation information & Deadlines
Intent to Graduate form – Please complete the online form. You may also download and fill out the form and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person to MOUS 207. A nonrefundable graduation processing fee will be billed to the student’s account.
Cancel Intent to Graduate – Submit if for any reason, after filing an Intent to Graduate, you need to change your planned graduating semester.
Graduate Hooding Ceremony – The Schieffer graduate hooding ceremony is scheduled for 3-4 p.m. Friday, May 10. At this special event, you will be introduced individually, and a graduate faculty member will place your hood on you. Schieffer graduate awards will also be recognized at this ceremony. Please arrive at Moudy South 320 no later than 3:25. Come dressed in your TCU cap and gown and bring your hood with you. All students will have an assigned seat on the stage.