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These instructions will help you submit an academic request to the Office of the Registrar for a change to a course registration, academic program, or other academic requests.

Step-by-step guide

  1. All academic forms are available online at the Registrar's website:
    1. Forms specific to Graduate Students can also be found on the Graduate School website:
  2. Select the appropriate form for your request.
    1. If you're unsure, consult with your Academic Advisor or contact the Office of the Registrar at or 219.464.5212.
  3. Complete the fields on the form.
    1. Course information can be found on DataVU Search for Sections.
    2. The Academic Catalog is also a good resource.
  4. Click 'Submit' at the end of the form.
  5. After submission, you'll receive a sequence of 3 emails.
    1. First - a confirmation receipt, including a copy of what you submitted.
    2. Second - an email to your account confirming your request. A reply isn't needed unless you need to make a change to the request.
    3. Third - after your form has been routed to the relevant faculty, advisor, department chair, or dean for approval, you'll receive a confirmation of the request completion (approval) by the Office of the Registrar, or a notification that your request was not approved.
  6. If your request was approved, you should be able to log in to DataVU to see the update to your student record.