Advising Forms

FormDescription
Add Major or MinorStudents who intend to add a major in the College of Fine and Applied Arts
or FAA students who want to add a minor in any college
Application for
Graduation
Students must complete this application in their AppalNet account early
in the semester they seek to graduate
Change of Major/Minor
or Catalog Year
Any student seeking to add/change major in the College of Fine and 
Applied Arts 

Current FAA students seeking to add/change a minor in any college
within the university 

Current FAA students seeking to change their catalog year
Credit by ExaminationStudents who wish to obtain credit for a course by examination
Exception to
Drop Policy
Students seeking to drop a course after they have used all four 
career drops or after the 9th week of the semester
Grade Forgiveness
Exception - Repeat
If a student repeats a course and does not want the course
automatically processed as a grade exclusion 
Independent StudyStudents seeking to take a course that is not available in the regular
curriculum
*Special Course Form must also be submitted
*Include Late Drop/Add Form if submitted after drop/add period
Individual StudyStudents seeking a special provision with the instructor to take a
regularly listed course and complete the course on a different time
schedule or without attending class regularly
*Include Late Drop/Add Form if submitted after drop/add period
Instructional
Assistance
Junior/Senior student seeking to earn credits by helping to teach
beginning courses they have already completed
*Special Course Form must also be submitted
*Include Late Drop/Add Form if submitted after drop/add period
Research
Assistant
Junior/Senior student seeking to earn credits by collaborating on a
faculty member’s project under the direction of the faculty member
*Special Course Form must also be submitted
*Include Late Drop/Add Form if submitted after drop/add period
Late Drop/AddStudents seeking to add a course after the initial drop/add period 

Students seeking to drop a linked course (lab or lecture) after the
initial drop/add period, switching sections due to an administrative
adjustment or switching levels of the same discipline
(i.e., dropping ART 2030 to add ART 2130)
Petition for
Transfer Credit
Students seeking to petition for undergraduate transfer credit from another institution
Special Course FormMust be completed when student is registering for independent
study, individual study, instructional assistance or research assistant
*Include Late Drop/Add Form if submitted after drop/add period
Visiting Coursework
Request
Students seeking to take courses away from
Appalachian State University
*Form must be submitted and permission must be granted
prior to student taking course(s)
Withdrawal ChecklistChecklist items for students interested in withdrawing
from the university