Petition Process for HSSEAS undergraduates
**NOTE: The PDF Petition can be edited and printed, but not saved.
Obtain petition forms in 6426 Boelter Hall. Students MUST pick up petition results in 6426 Boelter Hall.
|Request||Form/Petition Required||Additional Information or Supporting Materials Needed||Other Considerations|
|Change catalog year to current catalog||Submit CCLE survey here||Student must follow all requirements of new catalog|
|Excess (more than 21) units||Excess Study List Petition||Previous term grades||Student must be in good academic standingStudent must meet requisites for proposed courses|
|Enroll in 195/199 contract course||Generate contract through MyUCLA||Pay attention to 195/199 instructions outlined here.||
Contract forms for enrollment in 195 & 199 courses must be submitted to 6426BH no later than the Tuesday of week 2,
to avoid the 3rd week add fee. This fee will be assessed during 3rd week regardless of the reason. To avoid this fee, it is advisable to begin the contract course process before the quarter begins.
|GE course not on list||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||
Department and course number
|Specify the category you want this GE to fulfillAcademic justification|
|Late Add/Drop||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||
Department and course number
Why you missed the deadline
Compelling reason why an exception should be made
Documentation, such as medical verification or letter from employer verifying work hours and employment
|For personal/family reasons see your counselor FIRSTStudents should continue to attend class|
|Change of Major Within HSSEAS||Undergraduate Program Change Petition (aka the change of major form)||Statement (at most one page) of interest in proposed major||Please reference the change of major website for criteria and other consideration needed before you file a requestDo not request a change of major if you are not in good academic standing|
|Major required course substitution||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||
Department and course numberCourse outline/syllabus for both the required course and the course you want to substitute
|Substitutions for required courses are RARELY approved|
|Major elective/Technical Breadth not on list||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||
Department and course number and title of course
List of all electives completed and planned, including course being petitioned for so we have a sense of your plans.
For Technical Breadth MUST include area and the 3 courses that will complete the requirements
|Double Major/Minor||Request to Add a Double Major or Minor Form (available at 6426 BH)||At least a 3.00 gpa and in good academic standingMust provide 4 or 5 year plan of all courses to be taken in primary major and second major/minor, per the petition form||Use the Request to Add a Double Major or Minor Form (available at 6426 BH) FIRSTIf approved, additional paperwork will be required to officially add a double major/minor.|
|Extend Grade of Incomplete||UniversityPetition_Blue||
Department and course numberReason you are unable to complete the work on time
Verification of your reason if appropriate (e.g. note or email from instructor)
|Request your extension BEFORE the grade of I lapses to F.|
|Enroll in a Graduate course||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||
Department and course numberCourse syllabus/outline
Clarify if this is for excess unit (an extra course) or you are attempting to satisfy a major requirement and which one.
You must have a 3.000 GPA and meet requisites for the graduate course in question
If approved, then obtain PTE number from instructor
|Change of Major from outside HSSEAS (L&S)||see Change of Major website for details|
|Waive Units or Course||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||Department and course number and/or requirement (e.g. lower division math) to be waived||Discuss this with your counselor BEFORE submitting a petition|
Exception to Grading Basis
|UniversityPetition_Blue||Department and course numberApproval of department offering the course||These petitions are rarely if ever approved for engineering courses and generally apply to non-engineering courses onlyPetitioning does not guarantee approval|
|Enroll in less than 12 units||Internal HSSEAS Petition (see pdf at top of page)||
Term requesting <12.0 unitsCourses planned
Medical and work related reasons require verification (e.g. doctors note or letter from employer specifying work hours or change)
If you need less than 12 units to graduate, confirm with the degree auditor
For personal/family reasons see your counselor FIRST
|Repeat a course more than once||UniversityPetition_Blue||Course(s) to be repeated and terms in which the course(s) were previously taken||You are advised to review the repeat rule|
|Credit for courses taken while under dismissal||UniversityPetition_Blue||List of schools attended, and the terms you attended them||You must be in good academic standing before requesting credit for courses taken while dismissed|
NOTE: There is no guarantee any petition will be approved. Please plan accordingly.