GMS Student Forms
Many of the GMS Student Forms are now electronically submitted. All electronically submit-able forms are listed in the table below. All other forms can be found in the collapsible sections below and should be submitted as indicated. Please note that these forms are updated continuously. Consequently, you should not save forms on your computer for future use, but instead should return to this page for the latest version. Do not submit duplicate forms. If you have any questions or issues with an upload, contact the GMS Registrar’s Office GMSRegistrar@bu.edu
MAC Users: If using Google Chrome, please save the writable PDF before completing and open and edit using a different browser. Download Adobe Reader.
How to Submit Electronic Forms Online:
- Click on the PDF Link for the form you want to submit
- Complete the PDF and SAVE THE COMPLETED PDF to your desktop
- Click on the Form Upload Link and Log-In
- Provide requested information and following instructions to upload your completed PDF
- Press Submit
- Notify “firstname.lastname@example.org” if you are having any issues with the online forms.
NOTE: DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF ONLINE FORMS SUBMISSION THE RESPONSE TIME MAY BE DELAYED. Normally it can take anywhere from two to four days for the forms to be routed to each faculty for approval.
|GMS Online Student Forms|
|Add Drop Form||UPLOAD|
|Certified Full-Time Form
MAMS students list Dr. Offner as advisor
|PhD Summer Research Status Form
For PhD students only to establish certified full time status for the summer. This form does not satisfy the mandatory registration for the final two semester during which degree requirements are completed.
Important: Please read this before completing the diploma application.
|Petition & Special Request Forms|
|Credit Transfer Request||UPLOAD|
|Thesis & Dissertation Forms|
|Special Service Appointment Form||UPLOAD|
|Thesis Title Approval Form
Confirm GMS reader on this link: GMS FACULTY LIST
|Thesis Research Agreement
Medical Sciences and Oral Health Students only
|PhD Dissertation Prospectus Outline
Prior to submitting follow instructions on the PhD-Completion-of-Degree-Checklist, notify email@example.com soon after form has been uploaded.
|PhD Dissertation Defense Abstract
Confirm GMS reader on this link: GMS FACULTY LIST.
|PhD Schedule of Oral Defense
Do not schedule defense date or submit defense schedule form, until the abstract has been approved. notify (firstname.lastname@example.org) soon after form has been upload.
|MD PhD Program Transition Form||UPLOAD|
Withdrawal and Leave of Absence Form
Petition Forms and Special Request Forms
- Credit Transfer Request | UPLOAD
- Biostatistics Petition Form
- General Petition form
- Petition PhD Extension of Time to Complete Form
- BU Name Change Form
- Withdrawal Leave of Absence Form
- Incomplete Grade Form
- Childbirth and Adoption Accommodation for Full-Time PhD Students
- Permission to Audit a Course Form