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Change of Minor Form (DocuSign)

Form for undergraduates to change and/or add a minor.

The Registrar’s Office prefers the Change of Minor form to be completed in DocuSign.

Change of Major Form for Undergraduate Students

Admitted Freshmen

Admitted freshmen will not be allowed to submit a request for a change of major until after the deadline for withdrawal from classes with a W grade in the first term of their enrollment. The change would be effective for the second term of enrollment. This includes a change of major within the student's current College. For freshmen admitted for Summer, the restriction is lifted after the withdraw deadline of their second semester of enrollment. All other restrictions also apply.

Letter of Completion

Letters of Completion are for PhD students. If you need a Letter of Completion you may submit this request after the close of registration during the semester in which you have petitioned to graduate, up until the week prior to the end of the term. To obtain this letter, you must have already satisfied the following requirements:

Verification of Rank

About the Verification of Rank

The Verification of Rank indicates the student's rank in class for the Institute. Students who need their rank within their major should contact the major school.

Pre-Registration Letter

About the Pre-Registration Letter

The Pre-Registration Letter states that a student has registered for classes for a future term. It also states that an actual verification of enrollment cannot be made until after the final day of registration is completed for that term.

Verification of Overall GPA

About the Verification of Overall GPA

The Verification of Overall GPA indicates the student's current grade point average.

Letter of Recommendation

About the Letter of Recommendation

The Letter of Recommendation is for Georgia Tech students who have been academically dismissed and wish to attend another school.

Verification of a Pending Degree

About the Verification of a Pending Degree

Verification of Academic Standing

About the Verification of Academic Standing

The Verification of Academic Standing lists the student's most current academic standing.

Withdrawal from the Institute

Authoritative information regarding withdrawal and readmission is published under Rules & Regulations VIII in the Catalog.

Catalog: Rules & Regulations VIII

Georgia Tech has one deadline for individual course drops and for complete withdrawals from the Institute. See the Academic Calendar for deadlines by term.

Academic Calendar

Dropping Individual Courses

Authoritative information regarding withdrawal and readmission is published under Rules & Regulations VIII in the Catalog.

Catalog: Rules & Regulations VIII

Georgia Tech has one deadline for individual course drops and for complete withdrawals from the Institute. See the Academic Calendar for deadlines by term.

Academic Calendar

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams

See directions below to view AP and IB equivalencies.

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

See directions below to view AP and IB equivalencies.

Requesting Transfer Credit for Courses Not Previously Evaluated

  1. Check the Transfer Credit Equivalency Tables for updates. New evaluations are posted daily.
     

    Transfer Credit Equivalency Tables

     
  2. Notify the Registrar's Office Transfer Credit Department of any un-awarded credit by sending an email.
     

    Email the Registrar's Office

Transfer Credit for Online Courses

Georgia Tech accepts credit for coursework as listed on the transfer equivalency table online at oscar.gatech.edu. If the course is not listed on the transfer equivalency site, the course must be submitted for review to Transfer Credit site

Transfer Credit Policies

Georgia Tech accepts credit for coursework as listed on the transfer equivalency table online at oscar.gatech.edu. If the course is not listed on the transfer equivalency site, the course must be submitted for review to Transfer Credit site.

Transfer Credit at the Graduate Level

A student may not apply for transfer credit until after matriculation at Georgia Tech. The courses to be transferred would typically be those appearing on the approved program of study form for the masters degree. A doctoral student normally does not request transfer credit. The rules relative to and the process for obtaining transfer of credit for graduate-level courses are published in the Catalog.

Transfer Credit at the Undergraduate Level

The basic policy regarding the acceptance of courses by transfer is to allow credit for courses completed with satisfactory grades ("C" or better) at other accredited colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, provided the courses correspond in time and content to courses offered at Georgia Tech.

Advanced Standing

Examinations:

 
  1. Students who offer satisfactory evidence that they are qualified to do so may receive credit for a course by examination. Such an examination is called an examination for advanced standing.
  2. Examinations for advanced standing require the recommendation of the department of instruction in which the course is offered, payment of the appropriate fee to the Bursar's office, and authorization by the registrar.
  3. Examinations for advanced standing will ordinarily be offered during the week of final examinations.

Transfer Credit Information

Georgia Tech accepts credit for coursework as listed on the transfer equivalency table online at oscar.gatech.edu. If the course is not listed on the transfer equivalency site, the course must be submitted for review to Transfer Credit site.

Transfer Credit Evaluation Site

This course evaluation request website is intended for current undergraduate Georgia Tech students and applicants that need courses evaluated for credit, initial transfer, or admissibility.

Graduate students and graduate-level applicants do not use this site. Instead, they should consult the "Graduate Policies and Regulations" page of the Catalog for guidance.

Graduate Policies and Regulations

Optional Confidentiality Flags for Student Records

Students have the right to request that their records be flagged as confidential, or prohibit the printing of their information in the on-line or printed school directory.

A previously requested "Confidential" or "No Print" indicator may be rescinded at any time.

Remove the "Confidential" or "No Print" Indicator from Your Student Record

To rescind a previously requested "Confidential" or "No Print" indicator on your records will result in the indicator being removed from your records. However, Georgia Tech will follow the FERPA standards when releasing information.

 

A signed, completed form or written request can be submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower, faxed to 404-894-0167, or mailed to:

Add the "No Print" Indicator to Your Student Record

Checking the "No Print" indicator of this form will prohibit the printing of your name and any associated information in the on-line or printed directory. However, it will not flag your records as "Confidential".

 

A signed, completed form or written request can be submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower, faxed to 404-894-0167, or mailed to:

Add the "Confidential" Indicator to Your Student Record

Checking the "Confidential" Indicator option of this form will result in the following:

Grade Changes

The Registrar's Office is responsible for processing all grade changes. In order for a student to receive a grade change, a "Grade Correction" form must be completed and signed by the faculty member who taught the course. The form must then be signed by the head of the academic department. The form is then submitted to the Registrar’s Office for processing. If an academic department has made an error in completing the form, it will be returned to the department by the Registrar’s Office for correction and re-submission.

Faculty Honors Letters

The Institute encourages excellence in scholarship and gives official recognition to undergraduate students whose work is superior in any given term.

Faculty honors-includes all degree-seeking undergraduates who during the preceding term made an academic average of 4.00, completed a schedule of at least 12 hours of coursework on a letter-grade basis with no W grades and are not on academic warning or probation or subject to any disciplinary action. All grades must be reported.

Dean's List

Authoritative information regarding academic honors is published in the Catalog.

Catalog: Rules & Regulations VI

Undergraduate degree-seeking students are eligible for Deans List for the term, if the following conditions are met.

Academic Standing

Authoritative information regarding students' academic standing is published in the Catalog.

Catalog: Student Rules and Regulation VI

Academic standing is based on both the term grade point average and the overall average of the student. The minimum term and overall grade point averages for a student to be designated as having Good standing is explained below.

Minors, Certificates, and Special Degree Options

Minors

Change/Addition of Minor Form

In order for a Change/Addition of Minor Form to be processed, the form must be completed by the student, signed by all appropriate offices, and submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower (Administration Building) or faxed to 404-894-0167.

Degree Program Coordinators

Responsibility for degree program coordination, curriculum development, and curriculum review rests with faculty degree program coordinators. These faculty are designated by their respective school chairs or deans within the academic unit (school or college) offering a given major. Depending on the school or college, degree program coordinators may have a variety of titles including, but not limited to, graduate coordinator, undergraduate coordinator, associate chair, director, assistant dean, or associate dean.

Research Option for Undergraduate Students

The Research Option offers students the opportunity for an in-depth, long-term research experience that culminates in a final paper or thesis.

International Plan

The International Plan is a challenging undergraduate academic program aimed at developing a student's global competence within the context of their major. It is an optional degree-long program that integrates overseas experiences, language proficiency, and globally-focused coursework into any participating major at Georgia Tech. It builds on existing undergraduate degree requirements and international opportunities and is intended to be completed within the normal time frame of a four-year undergraduate degree.

Change/Addition of Undergraduate Minors

In order for a Change/Addition of Minor Form to be processed, the form must be completed by the student, signed by all appropriate offices, and submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower (Administration Building) or faxed to 404-894-0167.

Changes are generally made within 5 business days of submission. If Phase 2 Registration for the term has ended, changes are not made for the current term but are put into effect for the next term.

Change of Minor Form

Form for undergraduates to change and/or add a minor.

 

Updated Feb 2020

Online Application for Graduation (OAG) for Graduate Students

Before Applying

Make sure all program information is up-to-date. For example, if you are a PhD student, but applying for a Master's "along the way," you must officially declare the Master's program as a secondary major. For more information, and the form needed to officially update your program on record, go to the Forms page.

Forms

Online Application for Graduation (OAG) for Undergraduate Students

Before Applying

Make sure all program information is up-to-date, including major(s) as well as any minors or concentrations you may be pursuing. For more information, and the form needed to officially change your program on record, please visit the following:

Instructions for Submitting the Online Application for Graduation (OAG)

In order to graduate from Georgia Tech, a student must first submit an application for graduation. This video tutorial shows how to use the Online Application for Graduation (OAG).

Degree Verifications

Degree verifications will not be released for any student who has an outstanding financial obligation to the Institute.

Degree Verifications verify all awarded degrees with corresponding dates.

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