Return the following two petitions to Academic Advising & Retention Services. Excess Unit petitions are submitted to your major department. Please make sure to read all the instructions on the petitions carefully in order to process each in a timely manner.
Undergraduates use this petition to drop one course during the current semester or retroactively. Please use a separate petition for each course you wish to drop. If you wish to drop all your classes, use the withdrawal petition below. If you are enrolled in only one class, you must use the withdrawal petition at the link below. Although this petition notes the current semester's date, it should still be used for retroactive drops from a previous semester. Graduate students should use the petition found on the GAPE website.
Undergraduates use this petition to drop ALL of your courses during the current semester or a past semester. Please use a separate petition for each semester of courses you wish to drop. If you wish to drop one class only, use the course drop petition above. If you are enrolled in only one class, you must use this petition to drop it. Although this petition notes the current semester's date, it should still be used for a previous semester. Graduate students should use the petition found on the GAPE website.
To be used by students who wish to enroll in more that 16 units. Print and read the form carefully for instructions and conditions. Submit this form before the Add deadline.
Other Petitions and Forms
Healthcare Provider Verification of Medical Condition - Use this form with any petition based on a medical condition (drop, withdrawal, leave of absence, etc.) to provide documentation of medical issue for self or family member.
Undergraduate Change of Major or Minor Form [PDF] - less than 90 units.
Undergraduate Change of Major or Minor Form [PDF] - 90 or more units.
Use these forms to change or declare a major or minor. To change your major to undeclared, fill out the form and bring it to our office to meet with an advisor and obtain the required signatures. If you are a student with 90+ units, please submit your completed form to our front desk.
NOTE: These are new forms. Please also see instructions at sjsu.edu/registrar/forms and be sure to get all required signatures and documents before submitting.
Reinstatement Petition [PDF]
Use this petition to clear academic disqualification status. Read reinstatement guidelines carefully and meet with an advisor prior to submitting.