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16-7-5 Student Major Updates

 

NUMBER:  16-7-5          APPROVED DATE:  01-04-1999

PURPOSE:  To outline the requirements for a student to add, change or close a major. 

A student desiring to update his/her major goes to the student portal and submits a Student Change of Major request in the Academic Profile.

  1. EFFECTIVE DATE
    Changes initiated before the end of drop/add for a full term will take effect as of that semester. Changes initiated after the end of drop/add for full term will take effect in the following semester. 
    • Exceptions
      • Students not enrolled in full term or term 1 are eligible to submit requests up until the end of drop/add for term 2 of the semester.
      • Students enrolled in Maymester cannot change their major after drop/add of the Maymester term

        • Changes submitted after the end of Maymester drop/add will take effect at the beginning of the subsequent Fall semester.
  1. ADDING MAJORS
    Based on the effective date information stated in this procedure, students can add additional associate level, diploma level or certificate level majors. Students can be matriculated in up to two associate level majors at a time.
  2. CHANGING MAJORS
    Based on the effective date information stated in this procedure, students can change their associate level, diploma and/or certificate level majors. Student should not close their current major unless they have been matriculated into the new major.  Students should not close all majors if he/she intends to continue enrollment at the College.  Students can be matriculated in up to two associate majors at a time.
  3. CLOSING MAJORS
    Based on the effective date information stated in this procedure, students can close their associate level, diploma and/or certificate level majors. Student should not close all majors if he/she intends to continue enrollment at the College.
  4. ELIGIBILITY
    The Registrar's office will review the change of major request along with pertinent information in the student’s education record to determine eligibility for the desired program. If the student is not eligible, the Registrar's office will contact the student using their college student email account regarding discrepancies.

Updated: 05-31-2007

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