Chapman University Apply Yourself A Tutorial for the Graduate Application. Apply Yourself This tutorial is designed for the following graduate applicants: Teaching credentials Masters level programs Doctoral programs Excluding the following programs:
A Tutorial for the Graduate Application
Click on Edit Application…
Fill in all required fields on the Personal Data, Student Profile, Chapman University Plans, and Academic History pages.
International Applicants: Type your name exactly as it appears on your passport.
From the Personal Data Tab: Please provide us with your Full Legal Name
as well as all of your other names, both past and present.
This information is essential to insure the effective processing of an application!
On the Chapman University Plans page, you will be able to choose the program to which you will apply. The application will then present you with fields specific to your chosen major. The example here is for the Argyros School of Business and Economics …
Notice that the only option provided for this program’s start term is Fall 2013. You must ‘choose it’ via the drop down menu to proceed further: the field cannot be left blank.
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Fill in both the CITY and STATE fields, but leave the Name field blank. (As you can see from the example below, adding the STATE will refine your search.)
Select your school from the list, and it will ‘auto populate’ the form.
Tip: Click on ‘save & continue’ at the top or bottom of each page.
The application will provide a ‘System Message’ to alert you of any errors or omissions in need of correction.
This System Message instructed Penny to return to the Academic History section to add the Institution Country to the form. Penny then selected the United States from the menu.
Next, she clicked on ‘save & continue’ …
Once accomplished, Penny Panther received the following message …
We strongly recommend that you type both your Resume and your
Statement of Intent
using a common or
universal font such as
Times New Roman or Ariel.
Save each of the documents to your desktop and close them.
The following procedure applies for uploading both your Resumeand
Statement of Intent
from their respective pages in turn:
1st click on upload document
2nd browse for the document & choose file to upload
3rd click on the blue Upload Document button
The requirements for a
Statement of Intent
are specific to each Program.
The document should be
of the approximate length suggested and in the
Size 12 Font
Times New Roman orAriel
After uploading the document, the ‘view document’ and ‘delete’ buttons will appear. Use these to insure that the document is to your satisfaction before continuing.
Programs within Dodge have
Additional Requirements based on the major
which can be reached from the last tab above “Helpful Links”
Schmid College of Science and Technology
MFT Non-Discrimination Form
(Marriage and Family Therapy Applicants Only)
Non-Discrimination Policy & Licensure Notification
This form should be completed by all MA,
Marriage and Family Therapy applicants.
Please note that this form is not a writable PDF. You will need to print it out to complete it.
A new tab/page becomes available for
College of Educational Studies
Resume and the
Statement of Intent
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Note that Additional Requirements exist for most majors within the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Click ADD A PROVIDER, fill in the form, and immediately an email request is sent for you. Note: You should have already contacted your recommenders so that they are alerted to ‘look’ for the invitation, as it will likely be labeled as ‘Spam’ by their email program.
If you prefer to print out and mail any of the required forms, you may download them from the Downloadable Forms page. Most of the forms are writable PDFs. However, writeable PDFs cannot be saved unless you have the full Acrobat suite. If you do not have the full Acrobat suite, you will need to complete the form, print it to paper, and mail it to Chapman in order to submit it.
To download files in .pdf format, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your machine. If you do not have a copy, you can download a free version from the Adobe Website. After downloading the software (make sure to remember the folder to which you have saved it), you may follow these instructions:
Logout of your online application and close your browser.
Close all other open applications on your desktop.
Run the Adobe Acrobat .exe program (i.e. AdbeRdr60_enu_full.exe).
Follow the instructions on your screen.
You are now ready to view and download .pdf files from the Web!
Office of Graduate Admission
One University Drive
Orange CA 92866
Check Your Application
If ‘Incomplete’ there will be a list of items in need of attention.
Please note that this list refers only to the minimum number of questions required by the system before submission is allowed. There may be many other questions on the form that should also be answered; thus, please be sure you have fully responded to both required and relevant non-required items before you submit your Application.
You will not be able to make changes once it has been submitted.
Once you are satisfied, you may...
Only when fully satisfied with the PDF Preview of your application should you click on the check-box, and then press Continue.
Note: the application is not submitted until the words ‘Submission Complete’ appear.
Note there are four tabs linked from Application Instructions: Be sure to carefully review the information on each page …
Next you may print preview your
un-submitted application in HTML,
or, if you have already submitted,
you may view the PDF.
Additional Program Requirements
Non-Refundable Application Fee
A $60 application fee is required for all programs.
· You will be prompted to pay your application fee by credit card or e-check when you submit your online application.
· If you cannot pay online, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for information on alternate forms of payment.
· If you need a fee waiver, click on the DOWNLOADABLE forms section of this application and download the Fee Waiver Form.
If you have further questions,
you may call us at
or send an email to
Documents can be sent directly to:
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866