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  • Academic Renewal

    Academic renewal is defined as one semester of UNLV course work disregarded in all calculations regarding academic standing, grade point average, and eligibility for graduation at UNLV. To be eligible for academic renewal, a minimum of nine consecutive academic terms must have elapsed since the last semester of attendance at UNLV. To initiate academic renewal, submit the Academic Renewal Form to the Office of the Registrar.
  • Ad Hoc Request Form

    The Office of Enrollment Services Technology can provide one time reports (data) for analysis/assessment. Please fill out the Ad Hoc Report Request Form to initiate a report. Please contact the IT Help Desk if you require further assistance at 895-0777 or
  • Administrative Security Access Request

    The following form initiates the process for gaining new or updating your existing administrative access to MyUNLV. All administrative users must complete the mandatory FERPA training and NSHE security form. The Security Access Request Form should be completed, after which a MyUNLV Support staff member will contact you regarding this request.
  • Auditing a Class

    Auditing allows the student to continue attendance, but no grade or credit is awarded. Audited courses cannot be changed back to credit. To audit a course, please submit the Request to Change From Grade to Audit form.


  • Birthdate

    See "Request to Change Personal Identification Data Form"


  • Change of Major

    To change your major, pick up the Change of Major Form at the department you wish to change to. Each form must be signed by the authorizing department listed and then submitted to the Office of the Registrar.
  • Credit by Exam

    If you are not on probation, you may take an examination for credit in a course listed in the Undergraduate Catalog. Please download the Credit by Exam form and visit your advising center to learn more.
  • Credit Overload Petition Form

    To enroll in more than the maximum number credits for a semester, you must obtain authorization from your academic advisor and other required authorities (specific to each college). You must fill out a petition form and indicate the specific number of credits you wish to be enrolled in. Once you have secured the appropriate signatures, you will submit the approved form to the Office of the Registrar (SSC-C). Fall and Spring Petitions can be submitted electronically, however you must submit Summer Overloads in person with a photo ID. The form should also include the five-digit call number(s) for all courses you wish to add.
  • Curriculum Forms

    Curriculum Forms can be used to create, change, or delete a course, minor/concentration, or program. These forms are housed on the Faculty Senate Website.
  • Change of Personal Information Form

    Changes or updates to your Name, SSN, DOB, or Gender may be submitted via this form with appropriate documentation. Please follow the instructions on the Change of Personal Information Form.


  • Diploma Reorder Request Form

    To obtain a replacement diploma, submit this request form with the required fees.
  • Directory Information

    In accordance with the UNLV policy and the U.S. Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), UNLV vigorously protects the privacy of student education records. UNLV does not release private records of individual students, such as grades and class schedules, without prior written consent of the student. Complete the Student Directory Form if you would like to restrict release of your information or if you wish to release information you previously requested withheld.


  • Enrollment Verification

    Proof of enrollment may be required by health insurance providers, auto insurance, educational loan deferment, etc. UNLV contracts with a third party to provide you enrollment proof in an easy-to-obtain format. Visit our Enrollment Verification page to learn more and log in to the system.
  • Event Request Form

    Faculty and Staff reserving general purpose classroom for departmental uses (IE: departmental meetings, seminars, or special class speaker events). The Office of the Registrar no longer schedules Student Organization events. All Student Organizations need to schedule events through the Student Union.


  • FERPA — Authorization to Release Confidential Information (FERPA Authorization Form)

    If you would like to give your parent, spouse, or other individual access to your academic record, you must submit the FERPA Third Party Release Authorization Form through your Student Center in MyUNLV. For more information, please visit the FERPA Third Party Release Form instructions.
  • Full Class Permission

    To enroll in a full class, you must obtain permission from the department listed (specific to each college). The department will assign permission in the system and you will log in to MyUNLV registration and enroll yourself.


  • Gender

    See "Request to Change Personal Identification Data Form".
  • Grade Change Appeal (Grade Grievance)

    After final grades have been filed with the Office of the Registrar, a grade in an undergraduate course may be changed only by the course instructor or by the Faculty Senate Academic Standards Committee. Therefore, grade appeals must be directed first to the instructor. If the request remains unresolved at this level, the student may file a Grade Grievance Form.
  • Grade Correction

    An instructor may correct a clerical error on his or her grade sheet by filing a Change of Grade Form with the Office of the Registrar. This form should be available at each academic department and must first be approved by the department chair and the dean of the college.
  • Graduation Initiation (Application)

    Once a student completes a minimum of 90 credits they may start the graduation process. This begins with a visit to the academic advisor to learn the graduation process for the particular major. The student may then visit the Office of the Registrar to fill out the Initiation Form. Note: Beginning July 2010 students will be able to initiate graduation in MyUNLV. The first semester this will apply to is Spring 2011 graduation.
  • General Petition Form

    This form can be use to appeal the acceptance of transfer credits, College/Departmental requirements, General Education requirements and all general University requirements. The General Petition Form is to be submitted directly to the Faculty Senate Office in FDH-220.


  • Leave of Absence Form

    Students requesting a Leave of Absence should contact their Academic Advisor.


  • Name

    See "Request to Change Personal Identification Data Form".
  • Nondegree-Seeking Student Enrollment Form

    If you present evidence of high school graduation, you may enroll as a nondegree student, without official admission, for a maximum of eight credits per semester undergraduate/12 credits graduate. Although there is no limit to the total number of credits you may earn as a nondegree student, no more than 24 credits may be applied toward a bachelor's degree/15 for a graduate degree upon admission. Complete the Nondegree Student Application Form.


  • Prerequisite Waiver

    Course Prerequisites are conditions that must be met before registering for a particular course. If you receive a prerequisite error when enrolling in a course and have satisfied it through another means or feel you should be exempt from the requirement, visit your academic advisor for a prerequisite waiver. This waiver is a permission entered in the MyUNLV system that will override the error and allow you to add the course.


  • Reinstatement After College Suspension

    If acceptable progress is not made in the program in which a student is enrolled, the college may place the student on college probation or college suspension. College and department rules govern these matters. A suspended student may petition appeal for reinstatement via the College Reinstatement Form.
  • Reinstatement After University Suspension

    If the UNLV grade point balance of a student already warned by probation falls below 15, the university will suspend the student for a minimum of one calendar year. A suspended student may petition for readmission by filling out the Reinstatement Form and submitting it to the Office of the Registrar.
  • Request to Change Personal Identification Data Form

    Changes or updates to your Name, SSN, DOB, or Gender may be submitted via this form with appropriate documentation. Please follow the instructions on the Change of Personal Information Form.
  • Request to Withhold/Release Directory Information

    You have the right to request that UNLV does not release directory information about you. In the MyUNLV system, go to Personal Information – Other Personal – Privacy Settings.
  • Returning Undergraduate Students

    If you have previously attended UNLV, review the returning student policy to determine your status and learn how to return to the University.
  • Residency Application

    If you have been classified as a nonresident but have taken the proper steps to give up your previous domicile and gain Nevada residency, you may apply for reclassification. The residency page contains further information as well as a link to the application.


  • Scheduling Access

    Access to MyUNLV class scheduling tool is made available throughout the year for departments to input their class schedules. See the Academic Scheduling Production Calendar for more information, training details, and other requirements for security access to the system. When access to MyUNLV closes, all communication regarding the academic schedule should be sent directly to
  • Social Security Number

    See "Request to Change Personal Identification Data Form".


  • Trial Schedule Form

    To save time during your web registration session, plan your schedule on the Trial Schedule Form first.
  • Transcript Request Form

    Unofficial transcripts may be obtained through MyUNLV. However, official transcripts are often required for application to other institutions or for obtaining a job. Complete the Online Transcript Request Form.
  • Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE)

    If you would like to appeal the acceptance of an non-UNLV course at UNLV you must visit the department of your major for the Transfer Credit Evaluation Form. Learn more about transfer credit evaluations.


  • Withdrawal From Classes (Total)

    In order to totally withdraw from all classes you are registered for at UNLV, you must first visit the Office of the Registrar (SSC-C) for a withdrawal form and then take that form to the Financial Aid Office (SSC-A).
  • Withdrawal From University (Total)

    In order to totally withdraw from undergraduate status at UNLV, please visit the Office of the Registrar (SSC-C) to fill out the Withdrawal from Undergraduate Admitted Status Form.