Using a Change of Schedule (Drop/Add) Form
Information regarding registration and/or changes using a Change of Schedule (Drop/Add) form is provided below, in the form of questions and answers. The information provided below is specific for Undergraduate Students. Graduate, Law and Professional Students, please see Dates and Deadlines calendar.
To see when a Change of Schedule form is required, see Dates and Deadlines.
Where can I get a Change of Schedule form?
PICK UP IN PERSON:
Forms are available in the Office of the Registrar (Administration Building, Room 210), in the college dean's office, and in the academic department offices.
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The student is responsible for obtaining ALL required signatures before submitting the Change of Schedule form for processing.
Do I need an Instructor's approval to add and/or change a course when using a Change of Schedule form?
Yes, Instructor approval is required for all course adds and/or changes (e.g. section change, change to pass/fail grading status, etc.). According to the Registrar's Dates and Deadlines Calendar, an Instructor's approval is communicated by his/her signature and date on the Change of Schedule form.
How long is the Instructor/Dean signature good for?
Change of Schedule forms must be submitted for processing within 5 working days of obtaining the Instructor/Dean signature.
Do I need a photo ID to have my Change of Schedule processed?
Yes, photo ID is required.
Where do I take my signed Change of Schedule form to be processed?
Change of Schedule forms need to be presented IN PERSON at the Registration and Transcripts Office in the Administration Building, Room 210. UA Online students may email Change of Schedule forms to Reghelp@email.arizona.edu direclty from their official email account for processing.
Students must present picture ID.
Change of Schedule forms cannot be dropped off or submitted by instructors, family, friends or department employees on behalf of students.
Exceptions to this policy need to be approved in advance by a supervisor.
Change of Schedule forms are processed in the Office of the Registrar (Administration Building, Room 210). See also, dates and deadlines on the Summer & Winter Sessions site.
The Office of Summer & Winter Sessions will handle all Winter Session Change of Schedule forms. See also, dates and deadlines on the Summer & Winter Sessions site.
Do I need an Instructor/Dean signature to drop a course?
Fall and Spring semesters
An Instructor's signature is not required during the first 10 weeks of the semester. However, during this time, students are encouraged to use UAccess Student to drop a course.
Courses dropped within the first 2 weeks of the Fall and Spring semester do not appear on a student's transcript.
UAccess Student Center will be available for course drops through the 10th week of the semester.
After the end of the 10th week of the semester, course drops may be processed with exception to the policy by using the Late Change Petition through the College Dean's Office.
Date specific information can be found on the Dates and Deadlines calendar.
Summer and Winter Sessions
Visit the Office of Summer & Winter Sessions for dates and deadlines pertaining to course drops.
How can I register for more than the maximum units allowed per semester?
To register for more than the maximum number of units allowed per semester (19 for undergraduate students), visit your College Dean's Office to have the maximum number of units adjusted on UAccess Student.