Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

MELC / DMES Graduate Forms

You will need Adobe Reader or Apple Preview to access the forms. All forms must be emailed to Lisa Parisi as typed, digitally-signed PDFs. Scans will not be accepted.  

Advising & Registration Form

Each semester's coursework must be approved before registration.


DMES Conference Course Agreement Form 

To enroll in MEL, ARA, HEB, PRS or TUR 389. Conference course arrangements (selection of the topic of study and supervising instructor) must be finalized and approved by the graduate advisor prior to registration.

Comprehensive Exam Request Form 

To begin the comprehensive exams and/or enroll in a comprehensive exam preparation course, committee details and exam fields must be documented on this form and approved by the graduate advisor.

Dissertation Prospectus Request Form

The dissertation prospectus defense follows successful completion of the comprehensive examinations.  Once a student passes their Oral Exam, they must form their prospectus committee and set a date for the prospectus defense. 

Graduate Degree Planner

View your coursework, plan your course schedules, and see your program of work.  Another place you can view your grades is through your Grade Report.



Other Forms and Helpful Links

Master’s Thesis Enrollment Form

Thesis arrangements (selection of the topic of study, supervising instructor, and a reader) must be finalized and approved by the graduate advisor before you can register.

Master's Report Enrollment Form

Report arrangements (selection of the topic of study, supervising instructor, and a reader) must be finalized and approved by the graduate advisor before you can register.

Late Registration

For continuing students who did not register during pre-registration. Late registration is in effect during the fifth through the twelfth class days of a long semester and the third and fourth class days of a summer term. It is the student’s responsibility to gather all the required signatures and deliver this form to the Graduate School.

Leave of Absence

For pre-candidacy students seeking authorization for a single semester or academic year leave. 1 academic year is the Graduate School's limit.

Office of Graduate Studies Miscellaneous Student Forms

Additional graduate forms not listed here including committee change petitions, transfer of credit forms, and extension petitions.


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