Graduate Programs | Academic Forms


Forms for All Programs

Unless otherwise noted, the following forms may be used by all graduate students.

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Course Waivers

Course Waivers


Students who would like to request a course waiver must review the criteria and complete a Course Waiver Request Form.

Please note: Waiver request forms are program specific. You must use the form designated for your program.




Grade Grievance

Grade Grievance


Students who believe that a grade is the result of arbitrary and capricious academic evaluation should complete the Grade Grievance Form and follow the procedures outlined.

Grade Grievance Form



Independent Study

Independent Study


Students interested in arranging an individualized academic project with a GW faculty member must submit the Independent Study Request Form.

Independent Study Request Form



Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence


Students who find it necessary to interrupt active pursuit of the degree must complete a Leave of Absence Request Form.

Leave of Absence Request Form



Leave of Absence for Active Duty Military

Leave of Absence for Active Duty Military


Students who have received orders to deploy and need to interrupt active pursuit of the degree must submit a Leave of Absence Request for Active Duty Military Form.

Leave of Absence (Active Duty Military)



Policy Exception Form

Policy Exception Form


Students seeking an exception to a University or School of Business policy due to extenuating circumstances must submit a Policy Exception Request Form.

Policy Exception Request Form



Registration Transaction Form (RTF)

Registration Transaction Form (RTF)


Students who wish to request changes to their course schedules and are unable to do so via GWeb must submit a Registration Transaction Form to their academic advisor.

Registration Transaction Form



Reinstatement Request

Reinstatement Request


Students who would like to request reinstatement to a GWSB graduate program due to a break in enrollment or due to academic suspension must complete the Reinstatement Request Form.

Reinstatement Request Form



Transfer and GWU Credit Request

Transfer & GWU Credit Request


Students who would like to request application of GWU non-degree credits; graduate-level credits from GWU; or credits taken at another institution towards their graduate degree requirements must complete a Transfer Credit Approval Form.

Transfer & Credit Request Form




Program Specific Forms

MBA Forms


Concentration Declaration (MBA Only)

Concentration Declaration (MBA Only)


MBA students should complete the Concentration Declaration Form to declare or drop concentration(s).

MBA | Concentration Declaration


Petition for Elective Credit (MBA Only)

Petition for Elective Credit (MBA Only)


Students who wish to satisfy a MBA concentration elective with a course that has not been pre-approved must submit a Petition for Elective Credit Form.

MBA | Petition for Elective Credit


Program Transfer Request (MBA Only)

Program Transfer Request (MBA Only)


Current students in any of the MBA programs at GWSB seeking to transfer into either the Healthcare, Online, or Professional MBA program must submit a Program Transfer Request Form.

MBA | Program Transfer Request




MTA Forms

Concentration Declaration (MTA Only)

Concentration Declaration (MTA Only)


MTA students should complete the Concentration Declaration Form to declare or drop concentration(s).

MTA | Concentration Declaration


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