Graduate Faculty Status Forms

  • Application for Provisional or Regular Status (Adobe Sign e-form)
    • Provisional status is for new, full-time faculty members (tenure-track and non tenure-track faculty).
    • Regular status is for full-time faculty who have successfully completed a Provisional status period or for new, full-time faculty member hired at the Associate or Full Professor rank.
    • This form should be initiated by the faculty member requesting provisional / regular status.
    • Prior to starting the form, faculty should collect the following information:
      • The name and email address of your Department
      • Chair/School Director and your Dean's office approver.  If you are not sure who should be listed as the Dean's office approver, please see this list.
      • A copy of your department/school's criteria
      • Your vitae (with the specific accomplishments which satisfy the criteria clearly highlighted)
      • In addition, the Department Chair/School Director will be required to attach a letter of support if you do not possess the terminal degree.
      • (PLEASE NOTE: There is a limit of 3 attachments, and each attachment has a 25 page limit.  If your vitae is more than 25 pages, please reduce the size and only include the most recent and relevant information.)
  • Application for Ad Hoc Appointments (Adobe Sign e-form)
    • Ad Hoc appointments are for BGSU employees who otherwise do not have Graduate Faculty Status but may be authorized to teach specific graduate courses or serve on a thesis or dissertation committee.
    • An example may be administrators or ex-administrators who, because of the demands of administrative duties, do not currently meet the criteria for Regular Graduate Faculty Status.
    • This form should be initiated by the faculty member requesting ad-hoc status.
    • Prior to starting the form, faculty should collect the following information:
      • The name and email address of your Department Chair/School Director and your Dean's office approver.  If you are not sure who should be listed as the Dean's office approver, please see this list.
      • Your vitae (with specific accomplishments which pertain to this request clearly highlighted).
      • In addition, the Department Chair/School Director will be required to attach a letter of support if you do not possess the terminal degree.
      • (PLEASE NOTE: There is a limit of 3 attachments, and each attachment has a 25 page limit.  If your vitae is more than 25 pages, please reduce the size and only include the most recent and relevant information.)
  • Application for Adjunct Appointments (Adobe Sign e-form)
    • Adjunct appointments are for individuals who are not regularly and continuously full-time BGSU staff and do not normally receive a salary from BGSU.
    • This form should not be initiated by the nominee themselves, but rather a graduate coordinator, or secretary.  The coordinator / secretary will fill out the candidate's name and BGSU ID (if known), along with the activities this person will be doing on campus (e.g., teach, serve on thesis committee, serve on dissertation committee).  The rest of the information (including CV and current employment) will be uploaded by the nominee. 
    • Prior to completing the form, faculty should collect the following information:
      • The name and email address of your Department Chair/School Director and your Dean's office approver.  If you are not sure who should be listed as the Dean's office approver, please see this list.
      • Your vitae (with specific accomplishments which pertain to this request clearly highlighted).
      • In addition, the Department Chair/School Director will be required to attach a letter of support if you do not possess the terminal degree.
      • (PLEASE NOTE: There is a limit of 3 attachments, and each attachment has a 25 page limit.  If your vitae is more than 25 pages, please reduce the size and only include the most recent and relevant information.)
Graduate Faculty Status levels and associated duties