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Change of Program, Major, or Minor

Declare, delete, or change major (or areas of focus in General Studies or Liberal Studies), or minor.

Declaration of Certificate

Declare or delete certificate program.

Declaration of Pre-Professional Attribute

Use this form to declare (for informational and advising purposes only) a pre-professional attribute, such as pre-law, pre-med, etc.

Incomplete Contract

To be completed when an instructor has agreed to grant an Incomplete in a class. Please see the Undergraduate Academic Catalog for policy regarding Incompletes. The Office of the Registrar would like students and faculty to follow these steps to properly complete the form:

Please note: This is a PDF form, and requires the use of Adobe Reader.  Adobe Reader can be downloaded for free   

1. The student downloads the form, completes Section I, the student section of the form, and emails it to the faculty member. 

2. The faculty member, in consultation with the student, completes Section II of the form. The faculty member then submits the form to the Office of the Registrar at [email protected] for processing.

3. After processing is complete, the Office of the Registrar will forward the contract to the student's academic unit. CASL Advising will then send a copy to the student and faculty member.  


Request exceptions to policy or curriculum. Please read the guidelines for petitions carefully. All petitions are submitted electronically.


Submit if you were previously enrolled as a degree-seeking student but did not graduate, have been away for a calendar year or more, and now wish to re-enroll as an undergraduate student.

Request to Exceed 18 Credit Hours

Request permission to enroll in more than 18 credit hours.  Students requesting such permission are expected to have a 3.00 or higher GPA at UM-Dearborn. Previously, this was requested on a unique form; requests to exceed 18 credits in a semester will now be made via the online petition.

Time Conflict

Request permission to be enrolled in two courses that overlap slightly.


Transfer Equivalency Request

Submit the completed form to check the transferability of a course(s).

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