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6.1.2 Graduate Tuition Categories: Implementation

Last updated on:
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

1. Terminal Graduate Registration (TGR)

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1.

Complete the Request for TGR Status form and submit to all departments in which the student has an active degree program.

Student
2.

Gather all required signatures; form must be reviewed and signed by:

  • The student’s advisor
  • Degree program Graduate Student Affairs administrator
Student
3.

Review the information on the form and confirm that the request is complete and appropriate, before the student delivers to the Student Services Center.

Degree Program
4.

Forward the completed and signed form to the Student Services Center.

Student
5.

Confirm the appropriate residency completion and, upon final approval, adjust the student’s tuition charge to the TGR rate.

Registrar
 

 

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2. Other Graduate Tuition Adjustments

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1.

Complete the Graduate Petition for Part-time Enrollment and submit to degree program. This form is used to request:

  • reduced enrollment in the final quarter of a degree program (when fewer than 8 units are needed to complete residency or degree requirements);
  • qualification for TGR tuition status in the final quarter;
  • reduced enrollment while on an approved childbirth accommodation period (see GAP 5.9 Pregnancy, Childbirth, Adoption, and Lactation); and
  • accommodation for a student with a disability.
Student
2.

Gather all required signatures; form must be reviewed and signed by:

  • the student’s advisor
  • degree program Graduate Student Affairs administrator
  • Bechtel International Center (in the case of international students).

The student is responsible for gathering the signatures and forwarding the completed form to the Student Services Center.

Student
3.

Review the information on the form, confirm that the request is complete and appropriate, before the student delivers to the Student Services Center.

Degree Program
4.

Forward the completed and signed form to the Student Services Center.

Student
5.

Adjust the student’s tuition charge.

Registrar
 

 

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3. Terminal Medical Registration (for M.D. students admitted prior to Autumn Quarter 2010)

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1.

Make appropriate academic progress, and pay tuition.

Student
2.

After the 13th quarter, convert the M.D. student's tuition to TMR status. For M.D./Ph.D. students, make this conversion after the 16th quarter.

Medical School Registrar
 

 

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4. Research Rate (for students entering the M.D. program in 2010-11 and later)

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1.

Make appropriate academic progress, and pay tuition.

Student
2.

Prior to commencing a quarter of full-time supervised research, notify the School of Medicine Registrar of the intent to begin a period of research.

Student
3.

Beginning with the 2nd research quarter, convert the M.D. student's tuition to the Research Rate.

School of Medicine Registrar
4.

Adjust the student’s tuition back to the units-based rate upon the end of the period of research and the student’s return to coursework.

School of Medicine Registrar
 

 

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5. Graduation Quarter

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1. Complete the Petition for Graduate Student Graduation Quarter. Student
2.

Gather all required signatures; form must be reviewed and signed by:

  • Degree program administrator
  • Bechtel International Center (in the case of international students).
Student
3.

Review the information on the form, confirm that the request is complete and appropriate, before the student delivers to the Student Services Center.

Degree Program
4.

Forward the completed and signed form to the Student Services Center.

Student
5.

Upon approval, adjust the student’s tuition to the appropriate fee for the Graduation Quarter.

Registrar

 

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6. Tuition for Students in Multiple Programs

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1. Complete Tuition Agreement for Students in Multiple Programs and indicate degree program for each quarter. Gather the necessary signatures for each degree program listed. Student
2. Review the information on the form, confirm that the request is complete and appropriate, before the student delivers to the Student Services Center. Degree Program
3. Forward the completed and signed form to the Student Services Center. Student
4. Process the request and, upon approval, adjust the student’s tuition to the appropriate fee for each quarter. Registrar

 

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7. Tuition Refunds

PROCESS STEPS RESPONSIBILITY
1. Request the appropriate refund:
  • via Stanford Services & Support (request category Student Services, request type University Bill/Student Account),
  • in person at the Student Services Center
  • or by phone at (650) 723-2181.
Student
2.

Processes the request and, upon approval, issues the refund. (This can be accomplished at the Student Services Center.)

Student Financial Services

 

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