Admissions and Records

Forms

The student forms below are listed in alphabetical order by the title's key word. Find the form you need quickly by searching for the key word.

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Student Forms
AB540-CA Nonresident Tuition Exemption (.pdf)This exemption is available to certain nonresident students who meet a specific set of requirements as outlined in the instructions. Also include a completed CSU Residency Questionnaire (.pdf) along with your exemption request.
Address Correction or Change (.pdf)You may update your address and emergency contact information online through the SOLAR Student Center in myNorthridge. Show me how. Alternatively, print and file this form with Admissions and Records. 
Application: Forward to a New TermUndergraduate and graduate applicants to CSUN can forward their application to a new term in CSUMentor without incurring an additional application fee. Select the link for instructions.
Confidentiality Hold on Student Records (.pdf)Students may request that a confidentiality hold be placed on, or removed from, their student records.
Cross Enrollment (.pdf)Undergraduate students enrolled at one of the California State University campuses may enroll at one of the University of California campuses or a California Community College on a space available basis. (Specific policies and procedures for eligibility are explained on page 2 of the form.)
Diploma Duplicate (.pdf)Use this form to request a duplicate bachelor's degree diploma ($8 processing fee).

To request a duplicate master's or doctorate diploma, see Graduate Studies Forms.
Disqualified Readmission Questionnaire (.pdf)Previously disqualified undergraduate and second bachelor's students: To be considered for readmission to CSUN, submit this questionnaire along with transcripts of any courses completed and in-progress at another college or university for review by the major department and the Office of Undergraduate Studies. For Fall 2014 admission, file no later than April 1, 2014.
DPR Review Request (online form)

DPR Review Request (.pdf)
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Undergraduate students: If you have specific questions regarding your Degree Progress Report (DPR) and you have NOT received a Graduation Evaluation, you may submit a DPR review request. A response will be sent to your CSUN email address.
Extra Unit Authorization (.pdf)Approval for extra units over the fall or spring maximum unit load for students in good standing is strictly limited at this time. Approved forms will be processed when Nonrestrictive Registration begins.

Undergraduate Students: Obtain approval of the associate dean for your major, or the Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Studies if undeclared.

Graduate or Credential Students: Obtain the approval of your graduate coordinator.

For assistance, contact your academic advisor.
Extra Unit Authorization - Summer (.pdf)Approval to enroll in more than 13 units in summer term (all sessions combined). Form will be processed by Admissions and Records after Nonrestrictive Registration begins.

Undergraduate Students: Obtain approval of the associate dean for your major, or the associate vice president of Undergraduate Studies if undeclared.

Graduate or Credential Students: Obtain the approval of your graduate coordinator.
Fee Waiver Application (.pdf) (2014-2015)Undergraduate applicants may request to waive the application fee for fall or spring admission to CSUN and certify United States citizenship or immigration status.
Financial Affidavit with Bank Verification of Funds (.pdf)International students: The affidavit is necessary for all F-1 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant, Form I-20) and J-1 (Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor, Form IAP-66) applicants.
Find It Online @ CSUN (.pdf)Lists just about every website students will need to enroll in classes each term. Includes the Top 10 Registration Tips. Useful as an orientation to online resources for students new to CSUN.
Graduate Studies FormsGraduate students: Visit the Office of Graduate Studies website to view graduate student forms.
Graduation Application for Bachelor's Degree (.pdf)Undergraduate students: File this form to apply for the bachelor's degree and diploma when you expect to graduate within one year. Include the $47 processing fee (an additional $10 late fee will be assessed after the deadline). View application deadlines and instructions.
Graduation Date Change for Bachelor's Degree (.pdf)Undergraduate students who have already applied for graduation may change their date by submitting this form together with the $8.00 processing fee.
Incomplete Request (.pdf)Students requesting a grade of Incomplete ("I") should use this form. An "I" may be assigned when a portion of the required course work has not been completed and evaluated in the prescribed time period due to unforeseen, but fully justified, reasons and that there is still a possibility of earning credit.
Incomplete Request for Time Extension (.pdf)Students requesting an extension of time to complete work for a course in which they have received a grade of incomplete ("I") should submit this form PRIOR to the end of the calendar year which follows the original assignment of the "I" grade.
Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (.pdf)Students requesting approval to attend two CSUs concurrently in the same semester should complete this form, review the instructions carefully, and submit it to their home campus.
Intrasystem Visitor Enrollment (.pdf)Students requesting approval to attend a CSU other than their home campus for one semester should complete this form, review the instructions carefully, and submit the application to their home campus.
Letter Request (.pdf)Admissions and Records may accommodate a request for a letter when students have a special need that is not met by a standard university document.
Major (Plan) Change or Declaration (.pdf)Currently enrolled undergraduate students may change their major (plan) with departmental approval using this form or by filing an online request (see the guide Change Major/Minor Online). Important! Consult with an advisor to determine how the change could affect the completion of degree requirements. Before you request a change online, ask your advisor if pre-advising is mandatory to evaluate your request.
Minor (Plan) Change or Declaration (.pdf)Currently enrolled undergraduate students may change their minor with departmental approval using this form or by filing an online request (see the guide Change Major/Minor Online). Important! Consult with an advisor to determine how the change could affect the completion of degree requirements. Before you request a change online, ask your advisor if pre-advising is mandatory to evaluate your request.
Name Change Request (.pdf)Complete this form and submit in person with valid photo ID. NOTE: If you have applied for graduation, your last name and first name on your diploma must be the same as your current name on record.
Personal Information Change (.pdf)Use this form to correct Social Security Number, date of birth or other demographic information. Submit completed form to Admissions and Records.
Petition - Undergraduate (.pdf)Students seeking to petition the use of undergraduate coursework for postgraduate credential credit or to request Academic Renewal may use this form ($10 processing fee). Please refer to the instructions on page 2 of the form for university policy and procedures. For GE or other modifications, please submit a DPR Review Request.
Record Review Request (.pdf)If you feel that an error was made on a Change of Program Form or in your academic records, complete this form and submit to Admissions and Records.
Repeat Approval Request (.pdf)Undergraduate students must use this form to request the approval of their Associate Dean to enroll in a class for the third time (i.e., repeat the class a second time).
Residency Questionnaire (.pdf)CSUN applicants completing the CSU Residency Questionnaire will ensure proper determination of their residency status for tuition purposes pursuant to Education Code Section 68041. You may submit additional information that you believe will establish your California residency.
Residency Reclassification Request (.pdf)Continuing CSUN students may request a reclassification of their California residency status.
Schedule Planning Worksheet (.pdf)Use this print-only worksheet to organize alternate class schedules to prepare for registration.  Introduces elements of enrolling in classes at CSUN.
Talented High School Student (.pdf)Talented High School Program Application Forms (2 pages). For filing application filing status (open or closed), please see the Admissions Calendar.
Time Conflict Enrollment Petition (.pdf)If there are extenuating circumstances that would warrant an exception to the campus policy on Simultaneous Enrollment (see University Catalog), complete this form.
Transcript Request (Order online)

Transcript Request (.pdf) (Print-only form)
Official transcripts of courses taken at CSUN are issued only with the written request of the student. Facsimile transmissions are not accepted. You can order transcripts online (additional fees apply), by mail or in person. See How To Obtain a Transcript.
Transfer of Admission Application to Another CSU (.pdf)For students who have been accepted for consideration at one CSU campus, but now want to be considered by another CSU campus (same term only).
UDWPE Appeal for Extension (Online)

UDWPE Appeal for Extension (.pdf) (Paper)
ONLY continuing students who will have completed 75 units at the end of Fall 2013, but have not yet attempted the UDWPE, will have a registration hold for Spring 2014 enrollment. To remove the hold, you must file an appeal using this form (online or paper version).
Veterans Students: CSUN Local Certification Request for Veterans Benefits (.pdf)Veterans Students: Complete this request form to enable us to process your veterans benefits at Cal State Northridge. Visit our office in person at Bayramian Hall, Room 150 or online at www.csun.edu/admissions-records/veterans-affairs.
Veterans Students: VA Form 22-1995 (.pdf)Veterans Students: Request for Change of Program or Place of Training. Please see instructions and additional information on form.
WUE Contract (.pdf)Use this contract form to apply for Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) fee status. For eligibility requirements and other information, visit the Cal State Northridge WUE website.
Late Add/Drop Forms - Change in Academic Schedule for Undergraduates
4th Week Change of Schedule Request for Undergraduate Students (.pdf)All undergraduate and second bachelor's students requesting schedule adjustments in Week 4 of the fall or spring semesters should use this form. This form will NOT be accepted BEFORE or AFTER the 4th week of classes. Also use this form for partial or complete medical withdrawals in Week 4. See Adjusting Your Schedule for deadlines.
Late Change in Academic Schedule - Undergraduate and Second Bachelor's Students Only (.pdf)All undergraduate and second bachelor's students requesting schedule adjustments during Weeks 5-12 of the fall or spring semesters should use this form. Extraordinary circumstances ONLY will be considered. For partial or complete medical withdrawal,submit this form together with the "Medical Withdrawal: Student Consent and Health Care Provider Guidelines."
Last 20% of Instruction and Retroactive Change in Schedule for Undergraduate Students (.pdf)All undergraduate and second bachelor's students requesting schedule adjustments during Weeks 13+ of the fall and spring semesters and thereafter (i.e., retroactive changes) should use this form. Extraordinary circumstances ONLY will be considered. For partial or complete medical withdrawal,submit this form together with the "Medical Withdrawal: Student Consent and Health Care Provider Guidelines."
Medical Withdrawal: Student Consent and Health Care Provider Guidelines (.pdf)All undergraduate and second bachelor's students requesting a partial or complete medical withdrawal after Week 4 must complete this form and submit it together with either the Late Change in Academic Schedule (.pdf) for Weeks 5-12, or the Last 20% of Instruction and Retroactive Change (.pdf) for Weeks 13 and beyond. The Medical Withdrawal form acts as the student's signed authorization to disclose health related information to necessary areas on campus and provides specific guidelines for the health care provider to verify the student's condition.