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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.

Fall 2014 Petition for Course Drop [PDF]

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. Although this petition notes the current semester's date, it can still be used for retroactive drops from a previous semester. This petition is interactive! Type in your information and then print it out! Graduate students should use the petition found on the GAPE website.

Fall 2014Petition for Withdrawal (from ALL courses) [PDF]

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. Although this petition notes the current semester's date, it can still be used for a previous semester. This petition is interactive! Type in your information and then print it out! Graduate students should use the petition found on the GAPE website.

Fall 2014 Excess Units Petition [PDF]

To be used by students who wish to enroll in more that 15 units. Print and read the form carefully for instructions and conditions. Submit this form before the Add deadline.

Other Petitions

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.