Who Approves What

Course Substitution in the major
Department Chair

Course Substitutions (multiple) in the major
Academic Standards Committee

Course Substitution in the GEP
Academic Standards Committee

Course Withdrawal
Request to withdraw from a course within the first 8 weeks
Instructor and Academic Advisor

Course Withdrawal
Request to withdraw from a course without penalty after the first 8 weeks
Dean

Drop/Add
During drop/add period - first week of classes
Instructor and Academic Advisor

Overload
Taking more than 18 credits (cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or above)
Academic Advisor

Overload
Taking more than 18 credits (cumulative G.P.A. below 3.0)
Academic Advisor and Department Chair

Prerequisite Waiver
Department Chair

Request to complete degree off-campus
For a student with 105 or more credits earned

Academic Standards Committee

Request to participate in Commencement prior to completion of graduation requirements
Academic Standards Committee or Registrar

Transfer Credit Authorization (Permission to attend another Institution)
Request from a sophomore level student to transfer credits from another institution

Registrar

Transfer Credit Authorization (Permission to attend another Institution)
Request from a senior level student to transfer one, three-credit course from another institution

Academic Advisor or Department Chair

Withdrawal from the University (dropping all classes)
With or without grade penalty
Vice President SES and Assistant Provost