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Graduate Admission Deferral Request Form

This form is intended for applicants who have submitted an official application to a graduate program at Roger Williams University and are not currently registered in any graduate courses, but who intend to begin their program in a semester other than that indicated on their graduate application.  Applicants who have not received a decision on their application as well as those who have been officially accepted to a program may use this form.  Deferral of admission is limited to one request per applicant and can only be approved for up to one year from the semester indicated on the initial application.  All deferral requests are subject to review and approval by both the Program Director and the Office of Graduate Admission.

Please note: If you are currently registered for graduate classes, please contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@rwu.edu or 401-254-3510 for information on withdrawing from a course.

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Academic Information
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Please indicate the program for which you are requesting a deferral.

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Please note that not all programs can begin in any semester.  Be sure to consult with your Program Director or the Office of Graduate Admission to determine an appropriate semester.

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Please provide a paragraph indicating the reason(s) for your deferral request.

Confirmation of Deferral Request

Type your complete legal name on the line below.  Typing your name onto this electronic document and submitting the form constitutes your personal signature on the form.

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After clicking on the Submit button, you will see a message confirming that your deferral request has been submitted and received by Roger Williams University, and is being processed.  If you encounter any problems during this process, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at gradadmit@rwu.edu or 401-254-6200.