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online forms

Welcome to CALS online student forms.  Below you will find forms that can be submitted online as well as those that are fillable-PDF forms that need to be downloaded to your computer and completed, then upload using our forms submission link on this website - by either you or your advisor.

Paper forms will not be accepted. All forms will be processed either entirely online or as instructed below for PDF forms. For further information, contact Maria Woods at mavwoods@vt.edu

ONLINE FORMS

Submittable online forms are completed entirely online and do not require a signature from your advisor. 
For online submission follow the link, log in with your @vt.edu email  (do not use gmail) and complete the form.  You will get a confirmation that the form has been received, and an email when your form has been processed. 

Use this form to add a CALS minor or drop a CALS minor. If you do not have a CALS Major, you are still eligible to complete this form.

Request Permission to add or drop Secondary Major.

If you are a CALS major and you want to add a major outside of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences you will need to go to the College of the secondary major you will to add.

Request permission to ADD an Option to your Primary or Secondary CALS major.

  • This form is to ADD an Option only to your Primary or Secondary CALS Major.
  • If you wish to drop an option at the same time, you will need to complete the DROP option form.
  • Add and Drop Option forms are for CALS Primary and Secondary Majors only. If you wish to Add or Drop an Option outside of CALS, please complete the form in the appropriate college.

Request permission to Drop an Option to your Primary or Secondary CALS major.

  • This form is to Drop an Option only to your Primary or Secondary CALS Major.
  • If you wish to add an option at the same time, you will need to complete the ADD Option form.
  • Add and Drop Option forms are for CALS Primary and Secondary Majors only. If you wish to Add or Drop an Option outside of CALS, please complete the form in the appropriate college.

The W Grade option is available after the last day to drop a course through the last day of classes each term.

This form is used for students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (regardless of which department is teaching the course) that are seeking to apply for a W grade for a course in the current term.

You may only use a W Grade 3 times.
Associate degree students in the Agricultural Technology Program may only use a W Grade 1 time.

 

Request permission to late add/ drop  a course after the published deadlines. (Extenuating circumstances are required for a request to be considered.)

 

An overload request is used when students wish to take above the maximum number of hours in a specific term. Use this form if you would like to take over 19 credits in the fall or spring semesters, over 6 credits in the winter session, or 18 credits in summer session.

A request to change a course grade option prior to the published deadline please see the academic calendar. Please do not wait until the last day to change grade option. Contact the Office of the University Registrar by email to process a change of grade mode prior to the 5 pm deadline.

To review the P/F grading policy, visit undergradcatalog.registrar.vt.edu/2021/grades. It is the student’s responsibility to read and understand the guidelines for the P/F grading option.

DEADLINE: See Registrar's Website

This form should only be used for changing exams due to 3 or more within a 24 hour period or exam conflicts. Neither the academic dean’s office nor the instructor will allow an exam change due to travel, business, or family plans. Please do not ask. 

Please submit this form if you want to participate in commencement activities other than your actual graduation term. (Ex: If you graduate in Fall 2022 but want to walk in Spring 2023)



PDF FORMS

Please download the following forms, fill in completely and save as a PDF. For academic forms please meet with your advisor to discuss and obtain signature. If you have questions contact calsaprequests@vt.edu