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The most commonly requested forms are available below in pdf and/or Adobe Sign format. Instructions for completing each form are also attached.

Note: Students who are considering changing programs should contact Graduate Studies at (909) 537-5058 for advising. Instructions are given on a case-by-case basis.

Prospective Students
Action Form
Graduate Admission Appeal - If you wish to appeal the initial admission decision please follow the appeal instructions and submit the completed Graduate Admission Appeal Form within 15 days of your denial notification.

Graduate Admission Appeal Instructions

Graduate Admission Appeal Form

Graduate Application Correction  Graduate Application Correction
Non-Degree Seeking Student Application - Applying for a non-degree program as a transitory student (If you are interested in becoming a Transitory Student, please contact the department from the listed special programs on the application). Transitory Application
Current Students
Action

Form

Academic Probation Advising Form - If required, use this form in your meeting with your program coordinator.

Academic Probation Advising - Adobe Sign

Academic Probation Advising - Fillable Form

Adding or Dropping a Class (After Census) - Current Term

Approvals can also be requested through the Permission Request link on your Student Center.

Completed forms should be sent to the Office of the Registrar.

*If you are attempting to withdraw after the 12th week of the term complete the Withdrawal Petition for Extenuating Circumstances and follow submission instructions.

Adding or Dropping After Census

Permission to Add through Student Center*

Permission to Drop through Student Center*

Change of Program Application (COPA) - The COPA is for continuing students only and can be used to change concentrations within the same program or drop a second enrolled program. It should not be used to change to an entirely different program. A new application is required to change to a different program, even if both the current and desired programs have the same program coordinator. Change of Program Application (COPA)
Continuous Enrollment for Graduate Candidacy Standing - Enroll in a continuous enrollment course, through the College of Extended Learning, to complete a thesis or project, or to enroll in the comprehensive exam. Continuous Enrollment for Graduate Candidacy Standing
Discount of Previous Grade - Retaking a course and replacing the previous grade with the new grade.

Discount of Grade Request - Adobe Sign

Discount of Grade Request - Fillable Form

Leave of Absence Request - If you plan on missing/declining to enroll for one or more fall or spring terms (medical, personal, or education leave).

*Medical Leave of Absence requests must be submitted through the Adobe Sign process or uploaded to our secure folder. Upload supporting documentation with your request. Do not send medical documentation via email.

For Military Leave, contact the Veterans Success Center.

Leave of Absence Request* - Adobe Sign

Leave of Absence Request - Fillable Form

Petition for a Retroactive Add - Adding a Class to a Past Term Petition for a Retroactive Add

Postbaccalaureate/Graduate Petition for Waiver of University Regulations - Use this form for any of the following:

  • Withdrawing from a previous term (Retroactive Withdrawal)
  • Waiving the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)
  • Extending coursework beyond the seven-year* limit for completing a program
  • Extending the time allowed to complete an incomplete grade
  • 12 quarter unit/9 semester unit prior to classification requirement
  • Other requests, as needed

*Not all programs allow seven years to complete. Reach out to your program coordinator for advisement.

Postbaccalaureate/Graduate Petition for Waiver of University Regulations Request - Adobe Sign

Postbaccalaureate/Graduate Petition for Waiver of University Regulations Request - Fillable Form

Simultaneous Enrollment - Approval request to take two CSUSB courses with overlapping times.

Approvals can also be requested through the Permission Request link on your Student Center.

Simultaneous Enrollment Request - Adobe Sign

Simultaneous Enrollment Request - Fillable Form

Thesis/Project/Dissertation Committee Certification - Submitting your thesis, project, or dissertation for review (Adobe Sign process).

Committee Certification Adobe Sign Form

Thesis/Project/Dissertation Committee Change Form Committee Change Form

Withdrawal Petition for Extenuating Circumstances - This form is used to withdraw from a course after the 12th week of the term.

Upload supporting medical, psychological, or military documentation with your request to our secure folder.

Withdraw Petition for Extenuating Circumstances - Adobe Sign

Withdraw Petition for Extenuating Circumstances - Fillable Form