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Advising Resources

Forms for Students

  • Managing Your College Schedule: Students can use this fillable form to help them prioritize activities and aspects of their daily lives as well as plan out their schedules to balance life with education.
  • Petition for Degree Exception (BASE): Form to request a variance from University academic requirements such as a class substitution within a program or to change the degree catalog year for a student.
  • Declaration/Change of Majors and Minors: This form is for students who are declaring or changing their currently declared major or minor.  Student must complete this form and take it to the respective major or minor department for signatures. 
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): FERPA protects your student educational records.  In compliance with FERPA, MSU Denver will not release your educational records to anyone but you, unless you specifically ask us to do so.
  • Grade Appeal Petition: For students appealing a grade in a course.  Students need to review the Grade Policy and Procedures Manual before filing a petition.
  • Best Grade Stands: For students who repeat courses beginning the Fall 2013 semester and are requesting to have the grades replaced on their official transcript.
  • Pass/Fail: this form is used for students to request a Pass/Fail option for a class, as opposed to normal grading options of A, B, C, D, F. This is restricted to general elective classes only.
  • Petition for Course Overload Exception: For students who wish to enroll in more credits beyond the maximum set for a semester.
  • Previous Degree Form: If a program requires that certain previous coursework be pulled out of a student's first degree and applied to their program at MSU Denver so it appears on their CAPP report, a departmental advisor must complete this form. 
  • Time Conflict Form
  • Transfer Course Approval: For students who have a course that did not transfer after Transfer Services has completed an official transfer evaluation of their credits. Take a copy of this form to the academic department that offers the course at MSU Denver for approval (e.g., if it is a math course, contact the Math department).
  • Tuition and Fees Appeal: The tuition and fee appeal process is available to students who feel they warrant an exception to the Withdrawal/Refund Policies as listed in the Class Schedule for thr appealed semester due to extenuating circumstances beyond their control.  

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