Important: Refer to the instructions listed below for generating contracts.
- Use Internet Explorer (Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers are incompatible).
- Save the completed contract as a PDF file and email as an attachment to the student.
- Student will review contract, sign, and click the SUBMIT button to send the contract to the Graduate School (student may cc department).
- Graduate School will send a copy to the department payroll admin (it is not necessary to upload contract in MSS when processing a hire request).
To watch a video on how to sign the electronic contract, click here (please note: the video has no sound).
- Download the Graduate Assistantship Contract here.
- Download the Contract Addendum here.
- Download the Summer Graduate Assistantship Contract here.
Plans of Study
- Download the Master's Plan of Study here.
- Download the Doctoral Plan of Study here.
- Download the Request for Change to Plan of Study form here.
- Find additional plans of study for specific programs here.
Preliminary and Final Examination Forms
- Download the Request to Schedule Examination form here.
- Download the Report of Preliminary Examination form here.
- Download the Report of Final Examination form here.
- Find additional information on approval pages here.
- Find additional examination forms for specific programs here.
Graduate Council Forms
- Download the Affiliate Graduate Faculty Request form here.
- Download the Teaching Waiver Request form here.
Additional NDSU and Graduate School Forms
- Download the Graduate Assistant Tuition Remission form here.
- Download the Graduate Teaching or Research Fellow (GTF/GRF) Appointment Agreement form here.