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Student Petitions and Instructions

The policy of the Fulton School is that, absent very unusual circumstances, students must add all courses, drop all courses, request a change in grading (pass/fail, audit), credits for a course (when applicable) by the end of the drop/add period at the beginning of the semester. Please see the University Calendar for important dates.

Please follow the link below to download petition instructions. In order to ensure a timely review, please follow each step within the appropriate instructions. A petition request is not considered complete until each step has been successfully completed by the initiating student. All requests should be submitted to the office of the Fulton advising coordinator, Jonathan Colón in FH 256.

Credit Overload - For those wishing to enroll in more than 19 credits during fall/spring, more than 7 during winter, more than 9 during summer, please complete both forms.

Adding a course after the Drop/Add (Open Enrollment) period - For students, with valid cause, requesting the addition of a course after the University given deadline.

Dropping a course after the Drop/Add (Open Enrollment) period or Withdrawing from a course after the deadline to withdraw - For students, with valid cause, wishing to expunge a course from their record or requesting a W grade recorded after the University given deadline.

Changing the attempted credits or the grading system for a course - For students, with valid cause, requesting a change in credit amount for applicable courses and/or grading status (Pass/Fail or Audit).

Request to Participate Prior to Completing Coursework - For students requesting to participate in a Commencement Ceremony prior to completing the necessary coursework. Requests can be granted only if the student can complete the degree requirements during Winter Term for December Commencement or Summer Term for May Commencement, is degree-seeking, and has a cumulative 2.0 GPA. Please note that only a maximum of 7 credits can be completed in Winter Term, and only a maximum of 9 credits can be completed in Summer Term.

If you have any questions please contact Jonathan Colón (

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