Samford University

Academic Petition Form

The Academic Petition Form is for students seeking exceptions to academic policy. Examples include adding/dropping a class AFTER the add/drop period, graduation requirement exception, etc.  Academic Petition Form in PDF (added 9/16/13)

  • SIGNATURES REQUIRED: Student, Advisor, Instructor(s) of course(s) being added or dropped.
  • OTHER POSSIBLE SIGNATURES REQUIRED (see note below for explanation): Department Chair, College/School Dean, Athletics Department Representative, Other.

NOTE: If adding a course will increase the student's maximum allowed course load, the dean of the student's college must also sign the form. If the student is an athlete, a representative from the Athletics Department must also sign the form.