Petition Submission FAQ

How do I drop an impacted class after the Week 2 deadline?

How do I drop a non-impacted class Weeks 8-10?

How do I drop any class after Week 10 or retroactively?

How do I change a grade type after the Week 9 deadline or retroactively (P/NP to LG or vice versa)?

  • Use Credit Detail Petition
  • Requirements:
    • Completed petition form with Instructor Section (not required in all cases)
    • Student statement and supporting documentation
  • Submission: submit via MyUCLA forms
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How do I add a course after the Week 3 deadline or retroactively?

  • Use Late/Retroactive Add Petition
  • Requirements:
    • Completed petition form with Instructor Section
    • Student statement and supporting documentation
    • For Contract Courses: copy of approved contract and lab safety certificate where required by the contract.
  • Submission: submit via MyUCLA forms
  • More info

How do I request a change of college?

  • Purpose: for students who wish to switch into the College from another School
  • Students must submit a MyUCLA form + Program Change Petition
  • If a student is in their third or fourth year, and/or are exceeding unit maximum/time-to-degree, they must attach a Degree Plan Contract to their form.
  • Department Counselor responsibility: review and sign the Program Change Petition confirming approval into major and review, initial, and sign Degree Plan Contract (if required).
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How do I declare a major or minor while exceeding the unit maximum or time-to-degree?

  • Purpose: for students who wish to declare a major or minor and are exceeding unit maximum and/or time-to-degree
  • If a student has 150 or more units (including units in progress), and wishes to declare a major or minor and will not be exceeding unit maximum and/or time-to-degree, department counselors will submit the 150+ approval request.
  • Students must submit a MyUCLA form + Program Change Petition + Degree Plan Contract
  • Department Counselor responsibility: sign Program Change Petition confirming approval into major/minor and review, initial, and sign Degree Plan Contract.
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How do I declare two or more majors?

What if I exceed the 216 unit maximum (Unit Max Petition)?

  • Use Blue Petition and Degree Plan Contract forms
  • Requirements:
    • Completed forms with approval from departmental advisor(s)
    • For students seeking to exceed their Time to Degree: include student statement from Time to Degree Petition
  • Submission: submit via MyUCLA Message Center
  • More info

What if I exceed the time-to-degree (by enrolling in 13+ regular quarters, or 7+ regular quarters as a transfer student)?

How do I request a fee reduction in the UCLA college?

  • Requests for part-time attendance (fee reduction) will be granted only for documented reasons of occupation, home and family responsibilities, or health which prevent the student from carrying full-time study loads and is presumed to be permanent in nature.
  • The student must demonstrate a need for part-time study for a minimum of three consecutive quarters.
  • The student must enroll in 10 units or less in each of the three consecutive quarters.
  • The student must submit the application for fee reduction with accompanying documentation no later than Friday of the second week of the quarter.
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