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Forms

This page contains links to all forms managed by the Office of the Registrar. Please select the appropriate tab to find the form you need.

  • Enrollment: registration, withdrawals, time conflicts, etc.
  • Records: transcripts, enrollment verifications, requests to return from time away from the University, inter-school transfers, dual degree requests, updates to bio/demo data, etc.
  • Graduation & Transfer Credit: petitions to graduate, transfer credit evaluation requests
Form Use Contact
Add/Drop/P/N Request (Undergraduate) Use this form to request changes to your enrollment after the last day to add (or drop or P/N). This form requires school approval. This form is for undergraduate students only. registration@northwestern.edu
Time Conflict Permission Request Follow this link for guidance and to access the form to request approval to register in two classes that have overlapping times in CAESAR. nu-registrar@northwestern.edu
Dual Registration Request Follow this link for guidance and to access the form to request registration in a course outside of your career of study for which you cannot self-register. registration@northwestern.edu
Course Withdrawal Request (Undergraduate) Use this form to request withdrawal from a single course or courses while remaining enrolled in at least one other course in a given quarter.

This form is only available to undergraduate students after the self-service drop period has ended.

nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Term Withdrawal Request (Undergraduate) Use this form to request withdrawal from all of your classes at the University for a period of time or permanently.

This form is for undergraduate students only.

nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Term Withdrawal Request (Graduate & Non-Degree)

Use this form to request withdrawal from all of your classes at the University for a period of time or permanently.

This form is for graduate and non-degree students only.

nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Form Use Contact
Credit/No Credit Grade Election Follow this link for guidance on the credit/no credit election process and to request credit/no credit grades. nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Application to Return from Time Away (FRET) Follow this link for guidance on the process to request reactivation of your student record following time away from the University and to access the FRET form. nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Enrollment or Degree Verification Request Follow this link for information on how to request official enrollment or degree verification documents. This includes documents generated by the Office of the Registrar and external documents that need to be completed by the Office of the Registrar. Third party requests must go through the National Student Clearinghouse. nu-registration@northwestern.edu
Transcript Request Follow this link to review your options to request a copy of your official transcript. transcripts@northwestern.edu
FERPA Updates (Release Consent; Block or Release Directory Information; Education Record Review; Studies Exception Agreement) Follow this link to review the University FERPA policy and access the forms related to it. nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Diploma/Certificate Notarization Request Use this form to request notary services for a diploma or certificate. nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Inter-School Transfer Application (Undergraduate) Follow this link for guidance and to access the form if you are a matriculated student leaving an undergraduate degree program in one school for a degree program in another school. (ex. switching from a BA program in Weinberg to a BS program in McCormick) nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Dual-Degree Program: Request to Add/Remove Follow this link to review the policies and access the forms for entering or exiting an undergraduate dual degree program. nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu

Name and/or Gender Change Request

Follow this link to review the University policy and access the form to request an update to the name and/or gender listed on your record.

This form is only available to current students.

nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu

Parent/Guardian Contact Change Request

Use this form to request an update to a parent/guardian/spouse's address or email information.

nu-registrar@northwestern.edu

SSN/ITIN Change Request

Use this form to request an update to your SSN or ITIN.

nu-studentrecords@northwestern.edu
Form Use Contact
Undergraduate Graduation Petitions Use this link for guidance on the undergraduate graduation petition process including access to the online petition and the supplemental petition form. petitiontograduate@northwestern.edu
Application for Credit for a Non-Northwestern Course Taken After Matriculation Use this form to request review of potential transfer credit for articulation. nu-transfer-credit@northwestern.edu
Application for Northwestern Credit for College-Level Coursework Completed Prior to Graduation from High School Use this form to request review of college-level classes taken while in high school for possible articulation. nu-transfer-credit@northwestern.edu