Forms and Petitions

Please read all directions carefully before submitting a form or petition. If you have any questions, please consult with your advisor or direct questions to


Advisor Code Release Form

If you are currently studying abroad, or have been recently readmitted to the University, this form is required to request your advisor code if you are unable to meet with your undergraduate advisor in person prior to your Tele-BEARS appointment. 

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Bachelor Degree Candidacy Form

This form allows you to add to the degree list, when you are no longer able to add from the TeleBears website. 

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Application for Independent Study and Research Units

This form applies to Independent Study and Research (99 and 199 courses). It is also used to enroll in units for Sponsored Undergraduate Research (SPUR) and as a DeCal Facilitator. Please read this form carefully and obtain all required signatures before turning in. More about independent study

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Change of College or Major

This form is used to declare a major or change majors in CNR. To declare or change a major in the College of Letters and Science, obtain a “Petition to Declare a Major” from the College, 113 Campbell Hall. Please follow all instructions on page 2 of the document.

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Honors Program Enrollment Form

This form is the 2015-16 Honors enrollment form. Please read the instructions carefully for more information about which signatures are required and when the application is due.

More about the Honors Program

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Declare Double Major

This form is used to declare a double major (two majors within the College of Natural Resources).

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Declare Simultaneous Degrees

This form is used to declare simultaneous degrees (a degree in the College of Natural Resources and a degree in another UC Berkeley college or school).

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Employment Verification Form for Reduced-Study List

This form is required to obtain approval to take fewer units because of your employment committments.

More about Employment Verification

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Minor Completion Form

This form is used to declare any minor in the College of Natural Resources.  You can find a list of minors within the College of Natural Resources here.

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Peer Advising Leadership (PAL) Program Application

This form is required to apply to be a Peer Advisor with the College of Natural Resources.  Applications are accepted in the Spring for the following year.

More about the PAL Program

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Petition for Withdrawal by Fax

Submit this form if you are seeking to withdraw from the University and cannot visit the college office to withdraw. Only recommended for students with extraordinary circumstance, i.e. long distance, illness, etc.

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Petition to Drop from Degree List

This form is used to be removed from the degree list. Additional semesters, though not guaranteed, can be requested with a Student's Petition.

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Program Planning Form 

This form is used to assist students in planning out their course schedule for future semesters.

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Reduced Course Load Due to Parenthood

This form is required to obtain approval to take fewer units because of parenting commitments.

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SPUR Summer Learning Contract

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Student Resource Center Event Reservation Form

This form is required for reserving the Student Resource Center (260 Mulford) for student organization meetings or special events and programs.

More about the Student Resource Center

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Student's Petition

This form is used for special requests, such as appeals to the CNR Associate Dean of Instruction and Student Affairs, concurrent enrollment, additional semesters, etc.

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Tele-BEARS Form

Students are required to fill out this form before meeting with their advisor during enrollment for the next semester's courses. During their advising appointment, the advisor will review the form and provide students with their advisor code needed to enroll in coursework.

**Please note that the Tele-BEARS system will be retired starting with the enrollment for Fall 2016 courses. Enrollment will migrate to CalCentral.  Students enrolling in summer 2016 classes will continue to use Tele-BEARS.

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