PhD Forms & Worksheets

PhD students should confirm with their advisor/chair, before submitting any forms or documents. Please refer to the current PhD student handbook found here, and follow all procedures/processes. If you require assistance, contact the Office of Student Support & Community Engagement (OSSCE) at

NURS 796A Enrollment Instructions

NURS 796A is the final required course prior to the comprehensive exam milestone. Students must establish a comprehensive exam committee prior to registering for 796A. All other PhD coursework should be completed prior to taking NURS 796A, which is only offered during the summer each year.  Prior to enrollment, students must review the information in the PhD Handbook. All steps must be followed to ensure timely enrollment.

Questions or clarifications may be directed to

Independent Study

Independent Study Request Form

Course Substitution

This form must be used by PhD students for substitution credit evaluation. Students must review the policies in the PhD program handbook prior to submitting a form for review.