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Department of English

All Graduate Programs

Accomplishment Form 

Annual Review Form

General Petition Form

Graduate Essay Contest Form (wait for announcement)

Graduate Intent to Submit Form

Petition to Audit Form

Teaching Practicum Application Form

Teaching Practicum Description Form

Health forms, including the Medical Leave of Absence Form and University Health Report

Information regarding additional forms, including Leave of Absence, Transfer Credit Form, and Directed Study.


Thesis Proposal Form

Thesis Checklist and FAQs

Thesis Formatting Guidelines

Thesis Graduate Approval Record

Comprehensive Exam

Comprehensive Exam Plan Form

Comprehensive Exam Results Form – bring to your oral examination.

Field and Focus FAQs


Prospectus Approval Form


Dissertation Defense Checklist

Dissertation Graduate Approval Record


Doctoral Student Travel Reimbursement Request Form

Doctoral Student Research Reimbursement Request Form 

Expense Voucher Reimbursement Form – for details about when and how to use this form, please see the “Doctoral Student Travel” section of the PhD Guide.

Supplemental SGA Approval Form – Once you have obtained your supervisor’s signature, please forward this form to the Graduate Program Coordinator for further approvals. Students will be notified when the submitted online form has been fully processed.

Department of English SharePoint
Access department calendars and shared documents not available for public view on the website.

Graduate Student Resources library
Contains  resources such as:

• Sample Field and Focus papers
• Sample prospectuses
• Language exam examples
• GSC workshop recordings and related documents

Click here for FAQs about registration, student services, curricular requirements, and more.

Click here for FAQs about registration, orientation, tuition and fees, SGAs, health care, and on-campus employment.

Request access to the NU English Grad Student Connections Facebook Group. Incoming and current students are eligible to join.

Click here for more information about job search resources, including information about the Placement Office and university services and programming supporting alt-ac career pathways.

Click here for information about fellowship opportunities, summer institutes, ENGL 8407 Teaching Practicum, and other professionalization resources.

Northeastern and CSSH

General Regulations – The general regulations booklet reviews the minimum academic requirements established by the University and the CSSH Graduate Office. This booklet is updated annually.

Graduate Catalog – The academic catalog details administrative policies (including the Academic Probation Policy), academic curricula, and course descriptions.

Center for Financial Independence

Dolce Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers (CAVS)

Employer Engagement and Career Design Office

Graduate Ombuds

LGBTQA Resource Center

Off Campus Housing and Support Services

PhD Network

Snell Library

Student Employment Office

Student Financial Services

Student Life website – this is a comprehensive resource linking to resource offices across the University, such as the Center for Intercultural Engagement; Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, & Service; Disability Resource Center (DRC); Housing & Residence Life; Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP); Office of Global Services; Social Justice Resource Center; and University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS).