Stephen F. Austin State University

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Forms for Students

Forms for all students

Update/Change Program of Study
Complete the fields on the form. List all information as it should appear on the student record. If the field is not applicable, enter N/A. Do not leave any fields blanks. If any field is blank, the form will be returned for corrections. Completed forms should be returned to the registrar's office.
Signatures needed: College Representative

Late Add or Course Reinstatement Request Form
**IMPORTANT** Late adds or course reinstatements must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on the University's 20th official class day (Fall/Spring) or 15th official class day (Summer). After obtaining signatures, the Dean's Office will fax a copy of this form to the SFA Business Office and Registrar's Office. The student must then immediately contact the Business Office at (936)468-6960 for required payment amount and instructions. After payment is made, the Business Office will contact the Registrar's Office to complete the enrollment. **Visit the Business Office online before completing this form: http://www.sfasu.edu/controller/businessoffice/spring-dates-deadlines.asp
Signatures needed: Student, Course Instructor, Department Head, Dean of College

Academic Appeal Form: Academic Decisions
This form is utilized to appeal an Academic Decision (disputes with a professor related to a decision or a grade) with the Perkins College of Education. Students must appeal at each level and acquire a resolved decision before moving on to the next noted level of appeal. Please make sure to read the included policy on disputing Academic Decisions, to ensure that appropriate procedures are followed and required time frames are met. Academic Appeals Policy: Final Grades

Academic Probation/Suspension/Reinstatement
If placed on Probation, Continued Probation or Suspension, it is the students responsibility to communicate with their Academic Advisor immediately upon receipt of their notification letter/email. Students are required to follow the policy as stated in their letter and posted on the link attached. Students in the College of Education must resolve concerns related to their Academic Status no later than 7 days prior to the first class day of the next upcoming semester.

Forms for Undergraduate Students

Petition to Change Degree Plan
This form is to be completed by the student for the purpose of changing their degree plan. Once completed, submit to the department chair for further approvals and routing.
Signatures needed: Student, Department Head, Dean of College


*FOR HUMAN SERVICES STUDENTS ONLY* A full load for an undergraduate student during a long semester is twelve (12) hours and a full load for a graduate student during a long semester is nine (9) hours. If you need to take additional hours over the full load amount, an Overload Request Form shall be required. Once completed, submit to the department chair for further approvals and routing.
Signatures needed: Student, Instructor of Course creating the overload, Department Head

Senior Year Overlap Request Form
To be eligible for the Overlap Program, a student must be enrolled at SFASU and must have achieved at least 95-semester hours of undergraduate credit. Any student admitted to the Overlap Program must take the appropriate admission exam (GRE or GMAT) at the earliest possible date. When this form is completed and all signatures obtained, the student should bring this form to the Graduate Office. The student must apply to the graduate school for admission at www.applytexas.org.
Signatures needed: Program Faculty, Department Chair, Dean of College, Dean of Graduate Studies

Request for Degree Plan
PCOE Student Services is currently accepting degree plan requests for Spring 2019. When requested by the advisor, the student will submit this form to request a degree plan. Students may request a degree plan as early as completion of 45 semester hours.

Bachelors Application for Graduation
Students pursuing the BAAS degree or a second undergraduate degree are advised to apply in person to prevent delays.
**No electronic signatures will be accepted**

Forms for Graduate Students

Graduate Degree Plan
The advisor, in consultation with the student, will complete this form after all undergraduate deficiencies and required standardized tests are completed and the student has earned no more than 18 hours of graduate credit in the degree program. This form will be submitted to the Department Chair and, after approval, a copy will be sent to the program director, student, and registrar's office. Candidates for graduate degrees must complete the comprehensive exams or the program's equivalent before graduation. An advisor should not complete a Degree Plan form while the student is on probation or has a GPA of less than 3.0. Completed forms should be submitted to PCOE Student Services.
Signatures needed: Student, Program Director (major and minor), Department Head, Dean of College.

Petition to Accept Out-of-Date Courses
Signatures needed: Student, Instructor, Department Head, College Dean, and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Petition to Change Degree Plan
This form is to be completed by the student for the purposes of change their Graduate Degree plan. Once complete, the student will obtain the signature of the program director and submit the form to the Department Chair for further processing.
Signatures needed: Student, Program Director, Department Head, Dean of College.

Course Substitution Request
Signatures needed: Graduate Advisor, Department Head, College Dean, Dean of Graduate Studies

Report of Comprehensive Final Examination
This is to certify that the named student has been given his/her Comprehensive final Examination in his/her Major as of the date indicated on the form and has performed satisfactorily or unsatisfactorily as indicated within. Note: Separate forms may be used by the Major Professor and the Minor Professor or they may agree on a joint committee, conduct the examination jointly and report on a single form.
Signatures needed: Committee Members, Committee Chair, Graduate Coordinator, and College Dean.

Master or Doctoral Application for Graduation
For Graduate Students Only
**No electronic signatures will be accepted**

Thesis and Dissertation Forms

Application for Thesis Examination
This form will certify that the student has been approved to be examined on the listed titled thesis and is to be completed after the thesis draft is submitted to the Graduate Office. Completed application must be filed in the Graduate Office at least one week before the exam and no later than three weeks before the day of commencement.
Signatures needed: Major Professor, Committee Members, Graduate School Representative, Department Unit Head, College Dean, and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Thesis Proposal Approval Form
Thesis proposal must be attached to this form. All committee members must hold approved Graduate Faculty status. This form must be forwarded to the Dean of Graduate School after all above signatures are obtained.
Signatures needed: Major Professor, Committee Members, Department Head, College Dean, Dean of Graduate Studies.

Application for Dissertation Examination
This form is to certify that the student has been approved to be examined over the referenced dissertation. Once signatures are obtained, the form should be submitted to PCOE Student Services.
Signatures needed: Major Professor, Committee Members, Graduate School Representative, Department Head, College Dean, and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Dissertation Proposal Approval
Upon completion of this form, it should be submitted to PCOE Student Services.
Signatures needed: Major Professor, Committee Members, Department Head, College Dean, and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Committee Change Form for Thesis and/or Dissertation
If needed, faculty substitutions must be (1) at the same graduate faculty status or higher, and (2) In the same expertise, or in the case of replacing a member from outside of the program, the new member must also be from outside the program. Upon completion of this form with signatures, it should be submitted to PCOE Student Services.
Signatures needed: Student, new Committee Member, former Committee Member, Committee Chair, Department Head, College Dean, and Dean of Graduate Studies.

Student Supplemental Travel Forms

Supplemental Travel from Perkins College of Education

The Perkins Professional Development Committee is a subcommittee of the PCOE College Council. The Perkins Professional Development Committee shall be responsible for making recommendations to the Dean of James I. Perkins College of Education regarding funding for undergraduate and graduate students' activities related to Student Supplemental Travel Fund expenditures.

Student Supplemental Travel Fund Policy

Student Supplemental Travel Checklist

Student Supplemental Travel Fund Application

Student Travel Authorization (to be completed before travel)

Student Travel Reimbursement Form (to be completed after travel)

Travel Funding from Office of Research and Graduate Studies

The purpose of the Graduate Travel fund is to foster and support graduate student and faculty opportunities that go beyond the traditional classroom and educational opportunities offered in the Graduate Programs at SFA. Such activities include but are not limited to organized external student competitions and research presentations at academic conferences. All student and faculty travel must be relevant to the graduate program.

Guidelines for Funding Travel Participation

Travel Funding Application Form

Student Organizations

Participants SONA Training

SONA Participants Introduction

LiveText

LiveText is the approved system used for key assignment submissions, artifact collection, accreditation standards integration, and student assessments in the James I. Perkins College of Education.

Courses in the PCOE use the LiveText data management system to collect critical assessments for students who are Perkins College of Education majors (undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral) or majors in other colleges seeking educator certification through the Perkins College of Education.

If you have questions about obtaining or registering your LiveText account, call ext. 3825 or email LiveText@sfasu.edu. Once LiveText is activated, if you have technical questions, call ext. 3825 or email livetext@sfasu.edu. Failure to activate the account and/or submit the required assignment(s) within the LiveText system may result in course failure.


Academic Assistance

AARC Tutoring

Universal Self-Assessment Form

Advising Form for Teaching Majors

Application for Admission forms

Here is the link to Undergraduate Application to the university.

Here is the link to Graduate and Doctoral Application to the university.

Here is the link to the Graduate Admission Requirements to the university.

Distance Education Support (CTL)

For details regarding online courses, ITV classes, and off campus, face-to-face classes contact the
Center for Teaching and Learning.

Directions to Human Services

Click here for directions to the Human Services building.


Financial Aid

Beginning spring 2018, financial aid will only pay for courses that are listed on a student's degree plan. For more information regarding this new action and regulations guiding this decision, please click here.

SFASU has lots of Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

SFA has hundreds of scholarships available to new and returning students. You can search all SFA scholarship using our Scholarship Search Engine.

Frequently Asked Questions

SFASU SLP Scholarships

Office of Student Financial Assistance

Located in the Austin Building, room 104

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8am - 5 pm

phone: 936.468.2403

fax: 936.468.1048

finaid@sfasu.edu

scholarship@sfasu.edu

Human Services Overview

Overview of the Department of Human Services.

Student Handbook

Link to Policies and Resources of Interest to Students

Staff

Department
Administrative Assistant

Kristi Howard, Administrative Assistant

Office: HSTC 302D
Phone: 936.468.6401
email: howardkd3@sfasu.edu

Department
Secretary (8-12)

Bonnie Fyffe, Program Secretary

Office: HSTC 208 (M-F, 8-12)
Phone: 936.468.1395
email: bfyffe@sfasu.edu

Communication Sciences
& Disorders
and

Speech-Language Pathology

Whitney Minix, Program Secretary

Office: HSTC 205
Phone: 936.468.7109
email: adamswl1@sfasu.edu

Professional Counseling

Bonnie Fyffe, Program Secretary

Office: HTC 208 (M-F, 1-5)
Phone: 936.468.1079
email: bfyffe@sfasu.edu

School Psychology

Diana Tannery, Program Secretary

Office: HSTC 232
Phone: 936.468.1387
email: Diana.Tannery@sfasu.edu

Visual Impairment and
Orientation & Mobility

Donna Wood, Program Coordinator

Office: HSTC 219
Phone: 936.468.1145
email: dwood@sfasu.edu

Around Campus

Link to the SFA
University Police Department

Sexual Misconducts Prevention, Support, and Resources Site
Lumberjacks Care