All forms must be turned in to the Texas A&M University College of Dentistry Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) by the deadlines posted each semester.
- College of Dentistry Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Request form
- TAMU Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Late Request form
- Degree Plan
Use the online Document Processing Submission Service (DPSS) to submit degree plan and thesis or dissertation advisory committee for approval.
- Tips for Degree Plans - Clinical Track
- Tips for Degree Plans - Basic Science Track
- Leave of Absence
- Exit Checklist
- Thesis/Dissertation 101
A step-by-step guide from inception of research idea to final electronic upload.
- MS in Oral Biology Checklist
Use this checklist to stay on track with research/thesis process
- PhD in Oral Biology Checklist
Use this checklist to stay on track with research/dissertation process
- Committee Membership Approval
There is no longer a paper form. Use the online Document Processing Submission Service (DPSS) to submit thesis or dissertation advisory committee and degree plan for approval.
- Cognate Evaluation Form (PhD)
- Preliminary Exam Checklist and Approval (PhD)
Student is responsible for completing this form before the preliminary exam. This form is required by the College of Dentistry.
- Oral Preliminary Exam Evaluation (PhD)
Required by HSC / Biomedical Sciences program
- Written Preliminary Exam Evaluation (PhD)
Required by HSC / Biomedical Sciences Program
- Proposal for Thesis/Dissertation
Use this form to secure committee approval for your thesis/dissertation topic. Required by College of Dentistry.
- Thesis Research Grant Application
Apply to the College of Dentistry OGS for intramural research support grant
- Allowable Expenditures
List of allowable expenses for intramural thesis research grant
- Request and Announcement of the Final Examination (Thesis or Dissertation Defense)
Use this form to request permission for and to announce the final examination. This form is required by the College of Dentistry.
- Written Defense Outcome
Use this form to verify the outcome of evaluation of the written thesis. This form is required by the HSC.
- Oral Defense Outcome
Use this form to verify the outcome of evaluation of the oral defense. This form is required by the HSC.
- TAMU Thesis Office Written Thesis Approval
Use this form when submitting thesis or dissertation for formatting review.
Submit the form to the College of Dentistry Graduate Office, upload manuscript via Vireo
- TAMU Thesis Office Copyright and Availability Form
This form required at the time the manuscript is submitted for formatting review.
Submit the form to the College of Dentistry Graduate Office.
Writing and Preparation Resources
- TAMU Thesis Writing Guidelines
- TAMU Thesis Word Processing Templates
- Online Pre-submittal Conference
- Vireo instructional users guide
Submit Manuscript to Thesis Office
- Vireo Portal
CONTACT College of Dentistry OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Larry L. Bellinger, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Senior Administrative Coordinator
Graduate Studies and International Liaison
TAMU OFFICE OF GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
Other OGAPS Contacts
Thesis and Dissertation Services
Graduate Records Processing Services
Degree Plan & Committee Submission
Other TAMU Contacts
Office of the Registrar
Student Business Services