Late Registration

Petitions for Late Change of Registration

All registration transactions are subject to the dates & deadlines established in the academic calendar. Any requests to change your registration after the stated deadline has lapsed must be submitted via a Petition for Late Change of Registration form. All petitioners must carefully read and sign the petition guidelines.

Petitions are only submitted to request a transaction after that transaction deadline has passed.

Petitions are a request for an exception to academic regulations or policies and there is no guarantee of approval.

Academically Suspended Students

Students who are academically suspended are denied all privileges of the institution and any organization in any way connected to it until they are reinstated to the university. Therefore, suspended students may not petition the ARC.

Submitting your Petition

The completed petition and signed guidelines must be returned to the Office of the Registrar where your request will be routed to the Academic Requirements Committee for review. Complete only the sections pertinent to your request.

Late Add

To request to add a course after the add course deadline complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Course Add
  3. Reason for change? (Your response must be legible.)
  4. Why this request is late sections? (Your response must be legible.)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Instructor Section for Late Add: The instructor must answer the first two questions (beginning date of attendance & reasonable chance to complete) and sign the form. The department representative must indicate approval/disapproval and sign the form.
  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.

Late Drop

To request to drop a course after the deadline complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Course Drop
  3. Reason for change? (Your response must be legible.)
  4. Why this request is late sections? (Your response must be legible.)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Instructor Section for Late Drop or Withdraw: The instructor must answer the two questions (last date of attendance & did student take final exam) and sign the form.
  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.

Late Section Change

To request to change sections (e.g. BI 101 section 001 drop in order to add BI 101 section 002) after the add/drop deadline complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Mark Section Change
  3. Complete the Course Add & Course Drop sections
  4. Reason for change? (Your response must be legible.)
  5. Why this request is late sections? (Your response must be legible.)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Instructor Section for Late Add: The instructor must answer the first two questions (beginning date of attendance & reasonable chance to complete) and sign the form. The department representative must indicate approval/disapproval and sign the form.
  • Instructor Section for Late Drop or Withdraw: The instructor must answer the two questions (last date of attendance & did student take final exam) and sign the form. If the instructor for the section to add and the section drop are the same person, they must complete both sections.
  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.

Late Course Withdrawal

To request to withdraw from a course after the deadline complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Course Withdraw
  3. Reason for change? (Your response must be legible.)
  4. Why this request is late sections? (Your response must be legible.)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Instructor Section for Late Drop or Withdraw: The instructor must answer the two questions (last date of attendance & did student take final exam) and sign the form.
  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.

Late Change of Course Credits

To request to change course credits after the deadline complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Change in Course Credit
  3. Reason for change? (Your response must be legible.)
  4. Why this request is late sections? (Your response must be legible.)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Instructor Section for Late Add; complete this section if requesting to increase credits. The instructor must answer the first two questions (beginning date of attendance & reasonable chance to complete) and sign the form. The department representative must indicate approval/disapproval and sign the form.
  • Instructor Section for Late Drop or Withdraw. Complete this section if requesting to decrease credits. The instructor must answer the two questions (last date of attendance & did student take final exam) and sign the form.
  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.

Late Change of Grading Basis

To request a change of grading basis after the deadline complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Change Grading Basis
  3. Reason for change? (Your response must be legible.)
  4. Why this request is late sections? (Your response must be legible.)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.

Late Withdrawal from the University

To request to a late withdrawal from the university for a term complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below. Make sure you read and sign the petition guidelines. A signed copy of the guidelines must be submitted with your petition in order for it to be considered.

First page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  1. Student information
  2. Withdraw from University
  3. Reason for change? (your response must be legible)
  4. Why this request is late sections? (your response must be legible)

Second page of the petition, complete the following sections:

  • Instructor Section for Late Drop or Withdraw: The instructor(s) must answer the two questions (last date of attendance & did student take final exam) and sign the form. Both questions in the Late Drop/Withdraw course section must be answered by each of your instructors. You may attach separate sheets with each instructor's responses.
  • Head Advisor/Graduate Dean Comments: Degree seeking undergraduate students must obtain the signature of their head advisor. Graduate students must obtain the signature of the Graduate School designee. Non-degree students require no signatures in this section.

Return the completed form and signed guidelines to the Office of the Registrar for review.