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 published in the Academic Calendar, complete the Petition for Late Change of Registration as stated below.

First page of the petition, complete the following:
  • Student information
  • Check Section Change
  • Complete the Course Add and Course Drop sections
  • Provide a response to the question – “Reason for change?”
  • Provide a response to second question – “Why were you unable to meet original deadline or make registration changes in a timely manner?”
Second page of the petition, complete the following:
  • Instructor Section for Late Add: The instructor must answer the first two questions (beginning date of attendance and 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 and 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.
Attach supporting documentation

The Academic Requirements Committee strongly recommends that you submit verifiable supporting documentation along with your petition request. Please be aware that the submission of documentation does not guarantee that your petition will be approved.

The complete petition (signed and dated) with all required signatures and supporting documentation can be submitted to the Office of the Registrar at [email protected]. There is a $20 non-refundable processing fee for late change of registration.

See Late Registration for more details about the petition process for late change of registration.