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Academic Forms

 

Arts and Letters

  • Undergraduate Petition Form
    • Used to waive situations such as: 9 credits in summer, reinstatement to FAU, course waiver, Arts and Letters requirement exceptions, concurrent enrollment, course equivalency/substitution for FAU courses (use Course Equivalent/Substitution Petition for courses taken at other institutions), waiver of last 30 hours in residence, change of sections during a semester and other Arts and Letters requests.
  • Reinstatement Petition Form
    • Used for students who have been academically dismissed previously from FAU and wish to come back to FAU under a major in the College of Arts and Letters.

 

Business

  • Acknowledgement of Rule 
    • Used to acknowledge the prohibition of transient course work during the graduating semester. The College of Business policy does not allow students to take transient courses in their graduating semester. This is because the transfer credit cannot usually be processed in time to certify degrees. This form can be used for a student to self-waive this policy, but assume all associated risks. Check with an academic advisor BEFORE submitting this form.
  • Business Petition 
    • Used to request exception to College of Business requirements or rules (not for course equivalencies for courses taken outside of Florida Atlantic University).Should be used for concurrent enrollment, course waivers, requirement exceptions, Summer Rule, and course equivalent/substitution taken at Florida Atlantic University.
  • Course Equivalent/Substitution Petition
    • Used to request that a non-FAU course be considered as a substitute or equivalent to an FAU course. This form is not to be submitted prior to enrolling at FAU.
  • Graduation Audit Request
    • Used to request a graduation audit, which is a thorough check of your records resulting in a document that lists exactly the courses/requirements remaining to complete your degree.
  • Instructor's Memorandum
    • Form to be completed by the instructor in order to assist the College of Business with decision regarding late withdraw petition by supplying the necessary information requested in this document.
  • Late Withdrawal Petition
    • Used to request to drop a class after the deadline, in combination with Form 4-Instructor's Memorandum.
  • Reinstatement Petition
    •  Used to request to return to FAU, College of Business, after being academically dismissed from the University.
  • Residency Petition
    • Use this form to request a waiver of the requirement to take the last 30 credits of upper-division coursework in residence at FAU.

 

CDSI

  • CDSI Undergraduate petition 
    • Used to waive situations such as: 9 credits in summer, reinstatement to FAU, course waiver, CDSI requirement exceptions, concurrent enrollment, course equivalency/substitution for FAU courses (use Course Equivalent/Substitution Petition for courses taken at other institutions), waiver of last 30 hours in residence, change of sections during a semester and other CDSI requests.
  • Instructor's Memorandum
    • Form to be completed by the instructor in order to assist the College of Design and Social Inquiry with decision regarding late withdraw petition by supplying the necessary information requested in this document.

 

Education

  • Undergraduate Petition form
    • Used to waive situations such as:  9 credits in summer, change of grade type, late add or withdrawal, reinstatement to FAU, course waiver, College of Education requirement exceptions, waiver of last 30 hours in residence , change of sections during a semester and other College of Education requests.

 

Engineering

  • Reinstatement Petition Form
    • Used to request to return to FAU, College of Engineering and Computer Science, after being academically dismissed from the University.

 

Honors College

  • Change of advisor
    • Used to change Academic Advisors. Must have the approval of the new advisor before completing this form.
  • Declaration of Concentration/Minor
    • Used for undergraduate students to change/declare their major. Students under 45 earned credit hours may instead submit to the University Advising Services Office to declare unrestricted and pre-majors. All restricted majors must go through their respective colleges.
  • Directed Independent Study
    • Used for students to propose and gain approval for their topic for a Directed Independent Study. 
  • Honors Compact
    • Form used to declare interest in Honors Project area.
  • Internship (online)
    • Application for applying for Internship.
  • Petition form - General
    •  General form used to petition for multiple areas such as; waiver of upper division coursework, waiver of upper division credit hour graduation requirement, approval of non-degree credit hours, late add to a class, change in sections, total withdrawal from a term, late withdrawal, concentration course substitution, core course substitution, reinstatement into FAU, other.
  • Study Abroad inquiry
    • Form used to inquire through Office of International Study about potential study abroad opportunities.
  • Study abroad verification
    • This form must be filled out by FAU students who studied abroad with a University other than FAU and do not dual enroll in FAU study abroad credits.
  • Thesis archiving
    • For thesis student advisor, to permit archiving at FAU Libraries.
  • Thesis Assessment (for Academic Learning Compact)
    • Form which must be turned in by assigned due date of thesis.
  • Thesis Proposal 
    • Form should be turned in each time student applies for thesis credit.
  • Thesis release
    • Form which allows student thesis to become archived in all FAU Libraries and release within general community and public in relation to FAU Libraries.

 

College of Nursing

  • Formal Complaint Form
    • Form used to issue a formal complaint as a written report from a student or other constituent that expresses a serious concern about the quality of any of our nursing programs or the conduct of a faculty member or student.

 

Science

  • College Petition Form
    • General form used to petition for multiple areas such as; waiver of upper division coursework, waiver of upper division credit hour graduation requirement, approval of non-degree credit hours, late add to a class, change in sections, total withdrawal from a term, late withdrawal, concentration course substitution, core course substitution, reinstatement into FAU, other.
  • Late Withdrawal / Drop Request Form
    • For Professor to submit, to be completed before meeting with College of Science Representative. Used to evaluate the merit of a student’s request to withdrawal from a class after the midterm withdrawal deadline.
  • College Petition Form
    • To request waiver of 45 upper division credit hour graduation requirement; approval of non-degree credit hours; late add a class; total withdrawal for a specific term; change in sections; change of grade type; waive 9 hour summer rule; late withdrawal; reinstatement into FAU term.

 

University Advising Services

  • UAS Undergraduate academic Petition
    •  Undecided College/Major and Non-degree seeking students may file an academic petition when a particular academic requirement or regulation causes undue hardship.
  • IFP/DARS Petition Form
    •  Used to petition for an Intellectual Foundations Program (IFP) course substitution if the course originated from another institution after an initial DARS has been completed. A student may also wish to petition if an irregularity is uncovered through the progression of academic advising at FAU and wishes to use another course(s) in lieu of the course(s) stated within the IFP requirements.

 

Registrar

  • Change FAU ID (or Social Security Number)
    • Used to request a change of FAU ID or Social Security Number (if a change of Social Security Number is involved, a copy of your Social Security Card is required).
  • Change of Name
    • Used to request a change of name with the appropriate documentation.
  • Excess Hours Appeal
    • Used to request consideration for an appeal if you think that you have courses that should be removed from your base hour’s calculation.
  • FAU Immunization Form
    • Pursuant to Florida Board of Governors Regulation 6.001(9), prior to registration, each student accepted for admission at Florida Atlantic University must submit a signed FAU Immunization Form.  Florida Atlantic University requires documented proof of immunizations to Measles and Rubella.
  • Fiscal Reinstatement Appeal
    • Used to request reinstatement after non-payment of tuition (if approved, payment is due immediately and you will be charged a late payment fee and a reinstatement fee in addition to your tuition).
  • Forgiveness Policy Request
    • Used to permit an undergraduate student to repeat an FAU course and allows only the last grade to count in the grade point average. The policy does not remove the previous grade but eliminates the effect of that grade on the FAU cumulative GPA by removing it from the computation. The Forgiveness Policy does not apply to non-degree or transient students, nor does it apply to S/U courses.

  • General Education Compliance Form
    • Used for a student’s previous institution to verify that the student has completed their general education requirements. For undergraduate degree-seeking students with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree from a Florida public institution, it is not necessary to submit this form.
  • Gordon Rule Evaluation
    • Use this form to have courses from outside the Florida State University System evaluated for Gordon Rule equivalency.
  • Major or Minor Change
    •  Used for undergraduate students to change/declare their major. Students under 45 earned credit hours may instead submit to the University Advising Services Office to declare unrestricted and pre-majors. All restricted majors must go through their respective colleges.
  • Residency Reclassification Information
    • Information for students who were initially classified as non-Florida residents who wish to qualify as a Florida residents for the purpose of tuition.
  • Student Transient
    • A link which leads to the website where FAU students can apply for approval to take classes at other Public Florida Institutions.
  • Transcripts (Official Unofficial)
    • Official and Unofficial transcript request forms. Unofficial transcript requests must be made through a student’s MY FAU.

 

Student Affairs

  • Exceptional Withdrawal form
    • Requirements and directions for students attempting to withdrawal for one of the following reasons; physical/mental Illness or injury, illness of a student of such severity or duration, to preclude completion of all courses, death in the immediate family members ONLY – Parents, Spouse, Sibling, Grandparent, Child, or Legal Guardian (papers required),involuntary call to Active Military Duty ONLY, primary care-giver to ill immediate family member–(refer to Item B above for immediate family list), victim of crime, other.

 

Honors in the Major Programs

 

 Last Modified 12/7/16