Please read all directions carefully before submitting form(s) or petition(s).
If you have any questions, please consult with your advisor or direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Application for Independent Study and Research Units
- Change of College or Major
- Honors Program Enrollment Form
- Declare Double Major
- Declare Simultaneous Degrees
- Employment Verification Form for Reduced-Study List
- Reduced Course Load Due to Caregiving and Other Reasons
- Late Petition to Change Class Schedule
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
This form is used to declare a major or change majors in CNR. If you are currently a CNR student, you must meet the requirements on this page to declare. If you are not a CNR student, you must meet these requirements to declare. To declare or change a major in the College of Letters and Science, obtain a “Petition to Declare a Major” from the College. To declare or change majors in any other colleges, please consult with the appropriate college.
The 2018-2019 Honors enrollment form is due in Fall on September 5th and Spring on February 6th. Please read the instructions carefully for more information about which signatures are required.
This form is used to declare a double major (two majors within the College of Natural Resources).
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).
This form is required to obtain approval to take less than 13 units because of your employment committments.
This form is required to obtain approval to take fewer than 13 units due to caregiving commitments and other reasons beyond employment. Graduating seniors that wish to take a reduced course load can reach out to their major advisor to be sent the appropriate form.
Completing less than 13 units may affect your financial aid. Be sure to speak to the Office of Financial Aid about your study plan before making any changes.
International students going below 12 units will also need to seek approval from the BIO office for a reduced course load.
This form is used to declare any minor in the College of Natural Resources. Please be sure to obtain a signature from your major advisor before submitting the form to 260 Mulford. You can find a list of minors within the College of Natural Resources here.
This form is used to request additional semesters. The petition is intended for students with extenuating circumstances. Approval is not guaranteed.
This form is used to assist students in planning out their course schedule for future semesters.
Please fill out this sheet if you DO NOT want to receive units for Summer for SPUR, but would still like to complete a SPUR project. For more information about SPUR, please visit our SPUR webpage.
This form is used for special requests, such as appeals to the CNR Associate Dean of Instruction and Student Affairs, concurrent enrollment, etc.
Students are required to fill out this form before meeting with their advisor to plan next semester's schedule. During their advising appointment, the advisor will review the form and release the student's advising hold on CalCentral. Students will be able to enroll in coursework once the hold has been successfully released and their Phase 1 has begun.
Fill out this petition and have your professor sign it if you are requesting more time to complete work for a class where you have an incomplete grade. Incomplete grades are given at the faculty's discretion.
Late Petition to Change Class Schedule
If you have extenuating circumstances and would like to request a course add, drop, or grading option change after the deadline, you must first consult with your academic advisor. Your academic advisor will discuss your options with you and will give you the Late Petition to Change Class Schedule form and the Instructor Statement Form if needed. Approvals are rarely granted and you must be able to explain your circumstance and provide documentation.
Please note: The College of Natural Resources' late change of schedule differs from other colleges on campus; documentation of extenuating circumstances is required and no late drop is guaranteed.