Use this form to request permission to take course work at a College or University outside Cornell and transfer the credits to Cornell to use towards your degree. Please use the Curriculum Waiver/Substitution form for Abroad/Exchange course work during the Fall and Spring semesters.
Use this form to request permission to take a Leave of Absence from Cornell for one semester or to withdraw from the University. Student Health Insurance is terminated when student is in LOA status.
*Continue down the page for the Petition to Withdraw from a course.
The following forms are available online by clicking on each form title to retrieve the pdf. You will need to print the form and obtain signatures in person. Printed forms are also available in the Human Ecology Registrar's Office in 101 Academic Surge Facility A.
Change of Plan (Major)
Use this form to change your major. Please note that you are held to the curriculum year in effect at the time you change majors.
Use this form to petition a policy such as a missed deadline, extending graduation date, etc. The procedure requires students to meet with a Student Counselor in 125 Academic Surge Facility A before submitting form to HE Registrar's Office.
Petition to Withdraw from a course Please use this form to request permission to withdraw from a course(s) after the 7th week drop deadline. Be aware that requests for withdrawal are considered on a case-by-case basis and are not guaranteed.
Dean's Certification Release
Use this form to allow the HE Office of Registrar permission to verify good standing status for Law School Admissions.
Transfer Credit - High School Form
Use this form for courses taken during your high school career that you are asking permission to receive credit towards your Cornell Degree. This form and the Transfer Credit - College Form must both be completed and returned to be considered.
Transfer Credit - College Form
Use this form for courses taken during your high school career that you are asking permission to receive credit towards your Cornell Degree. This form and the Transfer Credit - High School Form must both be completed and returned to be considered.
Request to Return from Leave of Absence
Use this form to request to return to Cornell after a Leave of Absence. This form should be submitted in the term immediately before the term in which you wish to return to Cornell.