Registering for Independent Scholarship: Research and Independent Study

All Research forms must be submitted through DocuSign. You will need to route them correctly to your Research Mentor for a signature. Instructions for students can be found here. 

Research Summaries should be written in a separate Word document and attached. Exact instructions are at the bottom of the first page of the form.

Please make sure to select the correct form. Incorrect forms will not be approved. You will not be able to edit your form once it has been submitted.

Please review the Independent Scholarship Expectations for the course you are taking before you fill out the form. The expectations can be found on the Student Forms page.

Genetics Majors


If you are registering for Fall or Spring Research in Genetics 01:447:406-407 (3 credits) with a Department of Genetics Faculty Member, please use this form. If you are unsure, check our faculty listing. For more than three credits, use the More than Three (3) Credits form

Research Form | Genetics Faculty Mentor      Sample Form

Sample Research Form- Genetics Faculty

If you are registering Fall or Spring Research in Genetics 01:447:406-407 (3 credits) with a Non-Genetics Faculty Member, please use this form. For More than three credits, use the More than Three (3) Credits form.

Research Form | Non-Genetics Faculty Mentor     Sample Form

If you are registering for Writing Intensive Research 01:447:410 or Summer Research 01:447:406, please use this form.

Research Form | Writing Intensive or Summer research     Sample Form

 If you are registering for Honors Research 01:447:408-409, please use this form. 

Honors Research Form | Honors Thesis    Sample Form

If you are registering for Independent Study 01:447:489-490,  please use this form.

Advanced Independent Study Form    Sample Form

If you are registering for more than three (3) credits of Research in Genetics 01:447:406-407 (VERY RARE), please use this form. For more than three credits of another type of Independent Scholarship, please use the appropriate form above.

Research Form | More than Three (3) Credits    Sample Form

If you are registering for Effective Communications 01:447:430, have already fulfilled your research requirement, and are not taking a research course along with it, please use this form

Non-research Form | Effective Communications Only  Sample Form

Non-Genetics Majors


If you are not a declared Genetics Major please use this form.

Non-Major Research Form | Non-Major     Sample Form