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All Students

Form Name and LinkRequired SignaturesAdditional Information
Add/Drop FormStudent; Faculty Advisor (junior/senior/grad) or
Academic Advisor (freshmen/sophomore); Department Chair for the course; Senior Assistant Dean
Paper Form: Available in the Office of Academic and Student Services or Registrar’s Office.

Please refer to the  academic calendar for deadlines, or see your advisor.

Appeal to Late Withdraw From a Class

Student; Faculty Advisor (junior/senior/grad) or Academic Advisor (freshmen/sophomore); Your Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanTo obtain a copy of this form, see an academic advisor in the Office of Academic and Student Services.
Application for Readmission / Termination of Leave of AbsenceStudent; Accepting Dual/Combined College (if applicable); Senior Assistant DeanPaper Form: Available in the Office of Academic and Student Services or Registrar’s Office.
Flagging Petition to the Faculty Student; Senior Assistant DeanThis is an automated process. Use this form only when a grade was not flagged during the automated process.
Grading Option Application
  • Pass/fail in a letter graded course:  Senior Assistant Dean
  • Letter grade in a pass/fail course:  Student
  • Changing to/from audit:  Instructor

Paper Form: Available in the Office of Academic and Student Services or Registrar’s Office.

For pass/fail in a letter graded course, letter grade in a pass/fail course, audit, change from audit to letter grade.

Leave of Absence (LOA) / Withdraw from the UniversityStudent; Your Department Chair OR the Senior Assistant Dean

Paper form: available in the Office of Academic and Student Services or the Registrar Office.

To take a semester/year leave of absence, or to withdraw permanently from the University.

Proposal for Independent Study Course Student; Faculty Advisor; Department Chair; Director of Undergraduate Research (check with your department); Senior Assistant DeanFor experience credit.
Petition to Faculty Student; Faculty Advisor (junior/senior/grad) or Academic Advisor (freshmen/sophomore); Instructor; Your Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanConsult with your academic advisor for the appropriate use of this form, as this form is used for multiple purposes.
Petition to Walk  (Early Participation in Commencement)Student; Academic Advisor; Senior Assistant DeanContact your academic advisor for details.
Release of Academic Information (FERPA Authorization) Student; Senior Assistant DeanAllow the release of academic or personal information to a third party (including family).
Request for Incomplete Grade Student; Instructor; Course Department Chair;
Senior Assistant Dean
An incomplete grade may be granted when exceptional circumstances prevent a student from completing course requirements within the normal time limits.
Withdrawal Petition Student; Instructor; Faculty Advisor (junior/senior/grad) or Academic Advisor (freshmen/sophomore); Department Chair for the course; Senior Assistant Dean

Withdraw from a class after the drop deadline has passed (but before the withdrawal deadline).

Classes from which students withdraw remain on the transcript with the grading symbol WD.

Undergraduate Students

Form Name and LinkRequired SignaturesAdditional Information
Declaration of Major Student; Major Coordinator; Senior Assistant DeanAdd or drop a major, or change majors within the School of Education.
Declaration of Minor
  • To declare a minor: Student; Faculty Advisor (junior/senior/grad) or Academic Advisor (freshmen/sophomore); Minor Coordinator; Senior Assistant Dean
  • To drop a minor: Senior Assistant Dean
Declare minor, add an additional minor, or drop a previously declared minor.
Intra-University Transfer (IUT) Student; Senior Assistant DeanStudents should meet with an academic advisor regarding the Intra-University Transfer process.
Transfer Credit Petition: Inclusive Programs Student; Program Specialist; Program Coordinator; Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanTo petition to take a course/transfer credits from another institution. To ensure appropriateness of the course, approval should be obtained BEFORE taking the course.  Attach course description and/or syllabus and submit before course is taken.
Transfer Credit Petition: Selected Studies Student; Faculty Advisor (junior/senior/grad) or Academic Advisor (freshmen/sophomore);
Program Coordinator; Department Chair; Senior Assistant Dean
To petition to take a course/transfer credits from another institution. To ensure appropriateness of the course, approval should be obtained BEFORE taking the course.  Attach course description and/or syllabus and submit before course is taken.
Registration Advising Form Student; AdvisorUse to select first choice and alternate classes for registration advising and to get advising hold released.
Tutoring Request for Sponsorship Student; Senior Assistant DeanRequest that the Office of Academic and Student Services sponsor you for a tutor through Tutoring Matching Service.


All Graduate Students

Form Name and LinkRequired SignaturesAdditional Information
Certification of Full-Time Status Student; Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanFor students registered for fewer than 9 credits, or who do not hold an appointment as a graduate assistant or fellow in a fall or spring semester, but are registered for at least zero credits for the semester and engaged, at a level equivalent to full-time study in one or more of the activities listed on the form, certified by the program.
Graduate Program Plan Transfer Form Student; Current Department Chair; New Department ChairTo change graduate program majors.
Graduate Enrollment Internal Admission ApplicationCurrent Program Coordinator/Department Chair;
New Program Coordinator/Department Chair
To pursue more than one degree concurrently or presently completing a degree (or have completed on within the past 12 months) and wish to pursue another.

Master’s Students

Form Name and LinkRequired SignaturesAdditional Information
Master’s Program of Study Student; Faculty Advisor; Your Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanList courses to be taken and/or used to earn your master’s degree.
Request for Master’s Exam or Portfolio Presentation Student completesRequest your master’s exam or portfolio presentation.
Portfolio Review Faculty/staff completing formReport the results of the Intensive or Comprehensive Exam, Portfolio Review, and/or Internship as final project for master’s level students.

CAS Students

Form Name and LinkRequired SignaturesAdditional Information
CAS Program of Study Student; Faculty Advisor; Your Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanList courses to be taken and/or used to earn your CAS.
Application for CAS or Doctoral Qualifying Exam Student; Faculty AdvisorApply for your qualifying exam.

Doctoral Students

Form Name and LinkRequired SignaturesAdditional Information
All But Dissertation (ABD) Status Form Student; Faculty Advisor; Your Department Chair; Senior Assistant DeanComplete once you’ve passed your qualifying exams to have your ABD Status notated on your transcript.
Dissertation Registry  - Available on the SOE intranet; log in using your NetID and password, and Registry link will be in the left navigation menu.
Formal Doctoral Program Plan Student; Faculty Advisor; Senior Assistant DeanList courses to be taken and/or used to earn your doctoral degree.
Informal Doctoral Program Plan Student; Faculty Advisor; Senior Assistant DeanWork with your faculty advisor to determine the details of your doctoral degree studies.
Research Apprenticeship Advisor Approval Faculty AdvisorSubmit once you have completed your research apprenticeship.
Research Apprenticeship Registration Form Student; Faculty Advisor; Apprenticeship AdvisorUse this form to secure advanced agreement with your faculty advisor and faculty research apprenticeship sponsor for your research apprenticeship.
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