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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: https://www.valpo.edu/registrar/forms/
    1. Forms specific to Graduate Students can also be found on the Graduate School website: https://www.valpo.edu/graduate-services/forms/
  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 registrar@valpo.edu 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 @valpo.edu 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.