G901 Permission Request

G901 Permission Request

G901 is a 6 credit-hour course with a fee of $150 (subject to change). This is an inexpensive way for students with graduate assistantships to maintain a "full load."

Enrollment in G901 is based on several requirements:

  • Completion of 3 credit hours of 795 Dissertation Proposal Preparation.
  • Completion of the required 799 Doctoral Thesis credit hours:
    • 6 credit hours of 799 is required for students in 60 hour Ed.D. programs.
    • 12 credit hours of 799 is required for students in 90 hour Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.
  • Completion of qualifying exams.
  • Nomination to Candidacy has been approved.
    • If requesting G901 for the first time, an approvable Nomination to Candidacy must be received by Graduate Studies by July 1 for Fall authorization, or November 1 for Spring authorization.
  • Completion of a minimum number of total hours toward degree or program:
    • A minimum of 60 hours completed for students in 60 hour Ed.D. programs
    • A minimum of 90 hours completed for students in in 90 hour Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Once all of these conditions have been met, you may request permission to enroll in G901.Summer enrollment requires that additional conditions are met; see the form for specifications. You may enroll in this course up to six semesters* After six semesters, if you have not graduated, you must enroll in one or more credits of 799 in order to remain continuously enrolled and meet full time enrollment requirements.

Please note: This form is only for graduate students in the School of Education.

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*Starting Summer 2020, we have been given limited discretion to allow two additional semesters of G901 for doctoral candidates who have exhausted their six allotments and who have had their research disrupted due to COVID-19. Students who were enrolled in Spring 2020 and have enrolled in 6 semesters of G901 at the time of the request may indicate on the form that they are requesting additional enrollments. Requests are subject to approval by the Graduate Studies Office / University Graduate School.

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