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Application Materials

Graduate School Application: As a substitute for the online application, prospective students may submit a hard copy of their application. To be processed, the application must be accompanied by the non-refundable $20.00 application fee ($30.00 for international applicants).

Campus Immunization Form: The submission of this form is a requirement for all students beginning a new degree program at University of Louisiana at Monroe. The immunization form should be filled out prior to enrollment and submitted to ULM Student Health Services by fax: 318-342-5239. A new immunization form must be completed each time an application (or re-application) is submitted to the Graduate School.

Admissions Status Forms

Advising Flag Removal Form: For students admitted under a non-degree status, the Advising Flag Removal form should be completed and submitted to the staff in the Graduate School by fax at 318-342-1042 or by email at gradadmissions@ulm.edu. The student should submit a copy of this form prior to each semester in which they hope to enroll under a non-degree status. Upon receipt, the Graduate School staff will remove advising flags from student's account to enable registration for the upcoming term.

Change of Admission Status: The Change of Admissions Status Form should be completed by graduate students who wish to change from provisional (or non-degree seeking) to regular status following successful completion and submission of official GRE/GMAT scores or final transcripts. This form may also be used for students wishing to change the degree being pursued or minor/concentration areas. This form should be submitted to the Graduate School by fax at 318-342-1042 or by email at gradadmissions@ulm.edu.

Student Forms and Resources

Change of Degree Plan: The Change of Degree Plan is to be submitted by a student's major professor when substitutions or corrections should be made to the courses currently listed on the official degree plan.

Degree Plan: The Degree Plan should be submitted on behalf of the student by the major professor before the completion of 12 hours in an academic program of study. Once on file, this form will represent the student's degree requirements for graduation. This form will include a listing of all course requirements, including prerequisite and background courses, for successful completion of the student's degree. The form must be signed by the student's major professor, all committee members, and submitted to the Office of the Graduate School for approval by the Director.

Graduate Advisory Committee Request Form: The Graduate Advisory Committee Request Form is to be completed by the student's major professor and submitted to the Office of the Graduate School for approval by the Director. If a minor area is included in the student's program of study, at least one approved member from the Graduate Faculty should be included on the committee from area of study. Changes to an advisory committee must be recommended by the student's major professor to the Director of the Graduate School.

Major Professor Recommendation Form: The Major Professor Recommendation Form is to be completed by the student's academic department head and submitted to the Office of the Graduate School for approval by the Director. This form serves as the basis for appointment for a student's major professor for the duration of their current program of study. For students requesting a change in major professor, the recommendation form should be resubmitted through the prescribed channels requesting the change.

Graduate Council Forms 

College Committee Recommendation Form: This form should be used to inform the ULM Graduate Council on College Committee recommendations for graduate student appeals. This form must be submitted by the College Committee Chair to the Graduate Council no later than one week prior to the scheduled Graduate Council meeting.

Graduate Faculty Recommendation Form (and Procedures for Completing Graduate Faculty Recommendation Form): This form should be used to recommend the appointment of faculty members to the Graduate Faculty. Each completed form should be accompanied by a letter of nomination from the appropriate program or school director as well as a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae. These materials should be submitted to the Graduate Council no later than one week prior to the scheduled Graduate Council meeting. Requests for Adjunct Staff Listing in the University Catalog do not have to be approved through Graduate Council.

Request for Time Extension: This form is to be filled out by the graduate student's major professor in the final semester of the filed degree plan and is used when a student needs additional time to complete degree requirements. This request must be submitted to the Graduate Council no later than one week prior to the scheduled Graduate Council meeting.


 

Research Information

Ensuring Protection of Human Research Subjects:
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is designed to review, approve initiation of, and conduct periodic review of all research projects involving human subjects conducted by The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) faculty, students, or staff (including collaborative projects with other institutions and agencies). For the Handbook, proposal information and deadlines, visit the Sponsored Programs and Research IRB webpage.

Care & Use of Laboratory Animals:
The Pharmacy vivarium has established procedures for the receiving and housing of experiment research animals.  These procedures are part of a series of protocols developed by the Vivarium management and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), based on the guidelines set forth in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. For the guide, proposal forms and information, visit the Pharmacy's Vivarium webpage.


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