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Academic Forms

FERPA Release

You may use the online FERPA release form to authorize release of your advising record and related academic information to third parties.

Petitioning the Academic Standards Board

Exceptions to college policies may be granted only upon written petition to the Academic Standards Board. See Petitioning the Academic Standards Board (PDF) for more information.

Drop/Add

  • Mini Course Drop Form (PDF)
    Use this form to drop mini courses that are 9 weeks or less. The deadline is the day before the final exam.
  • Petition for an Exception to the Late Drop Deadline
    Use this form after Period II, when the late drop period is over.
  • Petition for an Exception to the Late Add Deadline
    During Period III Drop/Add, use this form to request a Late Add.
  • Request for Term Withdrawal (PDF)
    If you wish to withdraw once classes have begun, you should contact the Academic Advising Center.
  • Petition for Retroactive Course Drop (PDF)
    Approval for course drops after classes end for that term is extremely rare and is only granted for extraordinary circumstances. There is a one-year deadline, and you must make a case that you were unable to complete the class and unable to request the drop during the term due to a non-academic event or issue. You must also explain “why this class and not the others.”               
  • Petition for Retroactive Term Withdrawal (PDF)
    Students who want a term withdrawal after the last day of classes must submit a petition. There is a one-year deadline, and you must make a case that you were unable to complete the term and unable to request a withdrawal during the term due to a non-academic event or issue.

 

Requirement Substitutions and Exceptions

The Sweetland Center for Writing administers the College's Writing Requirements. Consult this page for information about special arrangements for the Writing Requirements.

Forms for BGS, IMP, and Joint Degrees

Readmission/Reactivation

Application for Reactivation (PDF)

Use this form to apply for reactivation if you have been away from the College for more than two calendar years (24 months).

Incompletes and Modifications

Dean's Recommendation Forms

Dean's Recommendation Form (PDF)

Professional and graduate schools, professional associations, and prospective employers may require Dean's Recommendation forms. The forms usually say something like: "To be filled out by College Dean or official."