ICS Petitions & Forms

Academic Record Update Forms

ICS Degreeworks Update Form

Declare or Update Specialization/Track 

Petition Purpose/ Examples
Undergraduate Student Petition
  • To request course substitution or waiver
  • To request credit for major or general education courses taken at a college for which there is no articulation agreement
  • To waive residence requirement
  • To request exception to an administrative decision, policy or deadline

Note: Supporting documentation may be required

Estimated Processing: 2 - 3 weeks

Online Prerequisite Clearing Request

Use the UCI VPN to access the Form if off-campus

If course prerequisite(s) were satisfied via any of the following ways:

  • Transfer school credit for a course prerequisite
  • Concurrent Enrollment credit for a course prerequisite
  • Course credit by student petition for a course prerequisite

Please check Course Authorizations on Student Access to see if you have been authorized to enter the course prior to submitting a request. 

Estimated Processing: 2 - 3 business days during nonpeak times, 4 - 5 business days during Week 7 - 9

Request Syllabus Review

  • Request credit for a course taken at a different institution.

Estimated Processing: 3 - 4 weeks

**Please note: The ICS Student Affairs Office only processes Syllabus Review Requests for current UCI students.**

Request Study Abroad Syllabus Review 

Review Study Abroad Policies 

  • For students who have already been accepted in a study abroad program/have studied abroad
  • Request credit for courses taken at an institution abroad

Estimated Processing: 3 - 4 weeks 

Part-Time Study and Withdrawal

Form available online through Student Access > Applications

(Physical forms available at Registrar's office or ICS Student Affairs)

Reason for request must pertain to: 

  • Occupation
  • Health
  • Family Responsibilities

Estimated Processing: 1 - 2 business days

*For Withdrawals, an appointment with an ICS academic counselor is required.

» The "Dean's Signature"

The Dean's Signature may be obtained at the Bren ICS Student Affairs Office.

Counselors are authorized to provide Dean's review and signature in all instances involving LATE add/drop/change of grading option requests done via the on-line Enrollment Exceptions system, and on other student-related forms issued by the Registrar's Office or other administrative offices.