Current students can find valuable information on courses, registration, and institutional policies below.
Remember, contact your advisor if you have questions about what courses to take. If you are in the GTU MA program, your student record and registration will happen via the GTU student portal, Sonis. And please contact Helen Tagawa (firstname.lastname@example.org), our Registrar and Director of Student Services for any specific questions about admissions, registration, or applying for scholarships.
And, as always, read the catalog! Most of your questions can be answered by reading the catalog.
Student Information Portals
All courses offered throughout the GTU consortium, including IBS-offered courses, are are publicly listed via the GTU student information system. Please visit GTU Sonis and search for courses by semester and school to see IBS’s current listings.
Registration and program forms
|IBS Catalog||Students are responsible for downloading and reading the institutional catalog and following all policies therein.||Handbook|
|Auditor Registration Form||For non-program students, please complete this form to audit a class.||Registration|
|Certificate Completion Form||Submit this form to the Registrar when you are ready to complete your program.||Checklist|
|Leave of Absence Form||If you need to take a semester off from your program, submit this form to the Registrar.||Registration|
|MABS Program Checklist||Use this form to track completion of program requirements; submit it to the Registrar with you're ready to graduate.||Checklist|
|MDIV Program Checklist||Use this form to track completion of program requirements; submit it to the Registrar with you're ready to graduate.||Checklist|
|Petition for Incomplete||Use this form to petition for an incomplete at the end of the semester.||Registration|
|Special Reading Course Registration Form||Use this form to sign up for a directed reading class.||Registration|
|Thesis Proposal Form||This form must be filled out when you have formed a thesis committee and are ready to write your thesis.||Program|
|Petition to Transfer Credit||Use this form when transferring units from an outside school into your IBS program.||Program|
|Petition for Advancement||Use this form if you're completing a certificate and want to advance into a degree program.||Program|
|Student Travel Grant for Conference Presentation||Students presenting their work at conferences may be eligible for funding.||Scholarship|
|Ryukoku Exchange Program Scholarship Application||Students studying at Ryukoku may be eligible for funding.||Scholarship|
|Field Education Handbook||For MDIV students, information about completing field education units, processes and forms.||Field Education|
|Thesis Handbook||For MABS and MDIV students, a handbook on how to complete your thesis on time.||Handbook|
|Cross Registration Form||This form is to be completed for IBS students when requesting a course for cross registration at a Graduate Theological Union member of affiliate school.||Registration|
|AY23-24 Scholarship Application||Returning students need to submit a new scholarship application every year by March 1||Scholarship|
|List of Approved Field Education Sites||This is an updated list of pre-approved field sites for MDIV students completing the field education requirement.||Field Education|
|Field Education Student Self-Evaluation||Self-evaluation form for students completing field education under FE-2400.||Field Education|
|FE 2400 Proposal Form||Students registering for FE-2400 (self-placement field education) will need to submit this form to the Field Education Director one month prior to the start of the semester.||Field Education|
|FE 3400 Registration Form||Students planning on complete CPE unit(s) to meet the field education requirement will need this form to register for FE-3400.||Field Education|
|Field Site Supervisor Evaluation Form||Students who are completing FE-2400 should ask their field site supervisor to complete this form.||Field Education|
|New Site Authorization From||Students who wish to have a new field education site approved must use this form.||Field Education|