Forms & Petitions

Below is a list of commonly used forms and petitions. Most of them can be accessed through the Registrar's Forms Library by selecting the petition title that corresponds with the petition title listed below. If they cannot be accessed through the Forms Library, it will be notated in italics below and you can contact your Academic Advisor to get a copy of the form or petition.

Enrollment-Related

Petition for Enrollment Policy Exception
Use this form if a mistake was made with your enrollment and the add/drop deadline has passed. You can get this form from your academic advisor.

Student Petition for Withdrawal/Cancellation
Use this form if you need to remove all courses from your schedule prior to the first day of the term (a cancellation) or withdraw from all your courses prior to the posted deadline. You can get this form from your academic advisor.

Undergraduate Pass/Fail Option Declaration
Use this form when you wish to take an elective for credit but not have an assigned letter grade at the end of the term.

Grade of Incomplete for UG Courses
Use this form when you’re unable to complete the requirements of the course and wish to complete them at a later date. You can get this form from your academic advisor.

Leave of Absence Request Form
Use this form when you plan to leave SMU temporarily or permanently.

Transfer Credit

Undergraduate Request for Advance Approval to Attend a Non-SMU Affiliated Study Abroad Program or a Non-US Institution
This form is used by SMU students who wish to study abroad on a non-SMU affiliated study abroad program or at a non-US institution and transfer credits back to SMU.

Undergraduate Petition for Advance Approval of Transfer Credits for Students Under the University Curriculum
This form is used by SMU students who wish to take transfer work at another four-year institution in the United States.

Advance Approval of Transfer Work: Second Language
This form is used by SMU students who wish to take a language course to fulfill their Second Language Requirement at another institution in the United States.

Undergraduate Petition for Reevaluation of Transfer Work
Transfer students use this form to request that a course taken at a previous institution fulfills a requirement for their major/minor or University Curriculum Foundation, Pillar (UC 2012), or Breadth/Depth (UC 2016).

University Curriculum

Course-Based Proficiency and Experience Request
Use this form if you believe that work you completed in an SMU or transfer course (not already tagged for the requested requirement) qualifies to satisfy a specific UC Proficiency.

Non-Course Proficiency and Experience Request
Use this form if you believe that an activity you participated in outside of class qualifies to satisfy a specific UC Proficiency.

Advance Approval of Transfer Work: Second Language
This form is used by SMU students who wish to take a language course to fulfill their Second Language Requirement at another institution in the United States.