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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:

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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:
  • -Physical Therapy use PTCAS (
  • -Communication Sciences and Disorders use CSDCAS (
  • -School of Law which uses LSAC ( and LLM (
2nd Step:

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.

Apply Yourself

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!

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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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Academic History:

CEEB Code Look Up Tips

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.

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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 …

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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

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Important Note:

The requirements for a

Statement of Intent

are specific to each Program.

The document should be

of the approximate length suggested and in the

following format:

Double Spaced

Size 12 Font

Times New Roman orAriel

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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.

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Programs within Dodge have

Additional Requirements based on the major

which can be reached from the last tab above “Helpful Links”

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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.

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A new tab/page becomes available for

College of Educational Studies


between the

Resume and the

Statement of Intent

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Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Note that Additional Requirements exist for most majors within the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Extended Education

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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.

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Downloadable Forms

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!

Chapman University

Office of Graduate Admission

One University Drive

Orange CA 92866

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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...

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Ready Yet?

Print Preview!

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.

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Application Instructions

Note there are four tabs linked from Application Instructions: Be sure to carefully review the information on each page …

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Print Forms

Next you may print preview your

un-submitted application in HTML,

or, if you have already submitted,

you may view the PDF.


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Additional Program Requirements

  • In addition to the main application, several departments require supplemental materials. Applicants will be prompted to submit additional materials through the online application. Requirements vary by program, and students are encouraged to closely follow published protocol and guidelines. Majors requiring supplemental materials:
  • Dodge College of Film and Media Arts All Conservatory of Motion Pictures programs
  • College of Educational Studies All CES programs
  • Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences MA in English MFA in Creative Writing
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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.

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If you have further questions,

you may call us at


or send an email to

[email protected]

Documents can be sent directly to:

Chapman University

Graduate Admission

1 University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

2012-2013 [email protected]