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Policy Title: Requests for Academic Adjustments of Undergraduate Requirements

Boise State University Policy #3070
Effective Date: July 1, 2002
Revised: January 2008

To establish University policy for undergraduate students to request an adjustment in course or program requirements

Applies to adjustments to undergraduate course or program requirements.

Responsible Party:
Registrar’s Office, 426-4249


  1. Policy Statement
    College deans have the authority to waive course requirements and to approve appropriate substitutes.
  2. Procedure
    1. Step One: Student completes the “Request for Academic Adjustment” form and obtains the required signatures for approval. Requests may be denied at the first level of approval, but approved at the second level. When second level approval is obtained, the form is forwarded to the Registrar’s Office.
    2. Step Two: The Registrar’s Office retains the original copy of the approved request form for appropriate action and will notify the student of the action to be taken.
    3. Step Three: If the request is denied at the second level of approval, the request form is returned to both the student and the first level of approval with an explanation.
    4. Expiration of Requests for Adjustments: Requests for academic adjustment will have no expiration date, other than those imposed by the university catalog, with the following exception: a request for academic adjustment waiving the requirement of a course not offered that particular semester to allow a student to graduate that semester will expire at the end of the academic semester during which the request was granted.