The student forms below are listed in alphabetical order by the title's key word. Search by key word to find the form you need quickly.
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|AB540-CA Nonresident Tuition Exemption (.pdf)||This exemption is available to certain nonresident students who meet a specific set of requirements. Please review the AB 540 exemption instructions (.pdf) and include a completed CSU Residence Questionnaire (.pdf) along with your exemption request/affidavit. File completed forms with Admissions and Records, CSUN. Helpful: California Residency for CSU Tuition Purposes|
|Address Correction or Change||To update your address, emergency contact information, and more in myNorthridge Portal, see the guide Update Personal Information. Alternatively, you may visit Admissions and Records in the Bayramian Hall Student Services Center (BH 100)or contact us to request a paper form.|
|Affidavit of Financial Support (.pdf)||International Students: Our affidavit form is required from all F-1 (student visa) and J-1 (exchange visa) applicants.|
|Change Catalog Year (.pdf)||Currently enrolled undergraduate students - Currently enrolled students may change their major/minor catalog year with departmental approval. Refer to Catalog Requirements (Catalog Rights) policy.|
|Confidentiality Hold on Student Records||To request that a confidentiality hold be placed on, or removed from, your student records in myNorthridge Portal, see the guide Update Personal Information. Alternatively, you may visit Admissions and Records in the Bayramian Hall Student Services Center (BH 100) or contact us to request a paper form.|
|Course Description Request Form||Former and current CSUN students, or a representative of a college or university to which a CSUN student has applied, may use this form to request a course description that does not appear in the CSUN Catalog Archives.|
|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.
|Diploma Name Change Request (.pdf)||Use this form to request a change to your bachelor’s degree “Diploma Name.” If the name that appears on your University record is the same as the name you would like on your diploma, you do not need to submit this form.|
|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 CSUN major department and the Office of Undergraduate Studies. For Fall 2020 admission, file no later than April 1, 2020. |
Helpful: Previously Disqualified Returning Student
|DPR Review Request (online form) |
DPR Review Request (.pdf)
|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. You may also use this form to request a “what if” DPR of requirements under General Education Plan E. A response will be sent to your CSUN email address.|
|Extra Unit Authorization for Undergraduate Students (.pdf)||Undergraduate and second bachelor's degree students: Request approval for extra units above the fall or spring maximum unit load. Approved forms will be processed when Nonrestrictive Registration begins. Please note that extra-unit enrollment is strictly limited at this time.|
Obtain approval from the associate dean for your major, or the Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Studies if undeclared. For assistance, contact your academic advisor.
Graduate and credential students: Find the "Extra Unit Authorization" form and instructions at Graduate Studies Forms.
|Extra Unit Authorization - Summer (.pdf) - TBA||Undergraduate and second bachelor's degree students: CSUN and visiting students use this form to request 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. |
Obtain approval from the associate dean for your major, or the associate vice president of Undergraduate Studies if your major is Exploratory (undecided) or you are a visiting summer student.
Graduate and credential students: Find the "Extra Unit Authorization" form and instructions at Graduate Studies Forms.
|Graduate Studies Forms||Graduate students: Visit the Office of Graduate Studies website to view graduate student forms.|
|Graduation Application for Bachelor's Degree (.pdf)|
Undergraduate students planning to graduate within one year should apply online. Helpful: Online Graduation Application Guide
Print and complete this paper application only if you are a Kinesiology major, Liberal Studies major, Second Bachelor’s Degree candidate, a discontinued student, or unable to submit an application through myNorthridge Portal. A $47 processing fee is required at the time of application whether online or on paper (an additional $10 late fee will be assessed after the application deadlines). Helpful: Apply to Graduate
|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.|
|Students enrolled at any CSU campus may use this form to enroll at another CSU campus in one of the following Intrasystem Programs:|
|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, LEGAL (.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.|
|Name Change, PREFERRED (.pdf)||Use this form to request a “preferred first name” change that will display on class and grade rosters and in the campus directory. All documents and/or records such as official transcripts, diplomas, etc., will reflect the student’s legal name, not the preferred name.|
|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).|
|Residence Questionnaire (.pdf)||For CSU tuition purposes (pursuant to Ed. Code Section 68041), CSUN applicants and continuing CSUN students may complete the CSU Residence Questionnaire to (1) ensure proper determination of their residency status and/or (2) request a reclassification of their California residency status. File completed forms with Admissions & Records, CSUN. Helpful: California Residency for CSU Tuition Purposes|
|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. Read more at Enrollment Programs.|
|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)
|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 GE Request Form|
Currently enrolled CSUN undergraduate students who want to transfer General Education (GE) courses to CSUN:
| UDWPE Appeal for Extension (Online web form)||New and continuing undergraduate students who will have completed 75 units at the end of the current fall or spring semester, but who have not yet attempted the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE), will have a registration hold for the next semester of enrollment. To remove the hold, you must file an appeal using this web form.|
|Veterans Students: CSUN Local Certification Request for Veterans Benefits (.pdf)|
Veterans Students: If possible, request CSUN local certification for VA education benefits online through the “For Veterans” box in myNorthridge Portal. If not possible, complete this paper request so that we can process your VA benefits at CSUN. Visit us in Bayramian Hall, Room 160 or online at CSUN 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.|