Used to add or drop from a course. This can also be used in the process of being consented into a course by faculty.
Change of Science Laboratory Petition
For current Undergraduate students with extraordinary circumstances who wish to request alternative lab placement when all sections of labs are full.
Colleges of the Fenway Cross Registration
For Simmons Students who want to register for courses at any COF school through Cross Registration.
Declaration of Major
All active Undergraduate students may declare their intended major before earning 32 credits and must declare prior to earning 80 credits.
Declaration of Minor
All active Undergraduate students may declare a minor after earning a minimum of 32 semester hours and prior to earning 80 semester hours.
Dual Degree Award Detachment
For graduate students in the LIS-Archives and History dual-degree program only, use this form to receive the two degrees on separate dates. Students in other dual-degree programs are not eligible to detach their award dates from one another. See the Dual Degree Award Detachment Policy for more information.
For Undergraduates looking to formally audit a course. Open to any Undergraduate Student who is not in their first semester. Graduate students seeking formal audits must go through their department.
Leave of Absence
For Undergraduate students looking to take a leave from the institution, but plan on returning within two years. Graduate students looking to take a leave of absence must go through their department.
Major/Minor Requirement: Exemption Approval Form
For Undergraduate students who are seeking approval to fulfill a major or minor requirement with an alternative course than is listed in the course catalog for declared area of study.
Name/Address Change Form
For current students only; alumni must go through alumni relations. Name changes must be accompanied by legal documentation. Address changes may also be made on AARC.
For Undergraduate students that want to take a course for a pass or fail grading option. Students are allowed to take one course per semester pass/fail, except courses that fulfill competency requirements. Consult departments directly for courses that fulfill major requirements.
Petition to Graduate
For current Graduate level students who wish to graduate. The form specific to the overarching school: CAS, SLIS, SNHS, SOM, SSW Social Work, SSW Education, or SSW Behavior Analysis must be filled out and signed by the program director.
Petition for Incomplete Grade - Undergraduate
For undergraduate students who need an extension of time on the final grade due date.
Petition for Incomplete Grade– CAS Graduate Students
For graduate students in the English, History, MPP, and GCS programs seeking an extension of time on the final grade due date.
Petition to Participate in Commencement - Undergraduate
For Undergraduate students who are within two courses of completing their degree requirements but still wish to participate in the Commencement ceremony. The two courses must be completed during the following summer.
Petition to Participate in Commencement - Graduate
Graduate students who can demonstrate that their degree will be completed no later than October of this calendar year are allowed to participate in the Commencement ceremony with the approval of their program and the Office of the Registrar.
Petition for Study Abroad
Course approval for courses that will be taken during Study Abroad.
Petition for Transfer Credit: Graduate For current Graduate level students who wish to transfer in credits from other institutions. The form specific to the overarching school: CAS,SLIS, SNHS, SOM, SSW, must be filled out and submitted the the Program Director or Department Chair along with all other documents indicated on the form.
Petition for Transfer Credit: Undergraduate - Summer/Winter
For current Undergraduate students looking to take courses during a summer or winter semester at other institutions and verify that the credits will be accepted by Simmons. This form must be filled out and approved before the course is taken. Students can only transfer in a maximum of 16 summer credits throughout their whole time at Simmons.
Petition for Transfer Credit: Undergraduate - Fall/Spring
For current Undergraduate students looking to take courses during a fall or spring semester at other institutions and verify that the credits will be accepted by Simmons. This form must be filled out and approved before the course is taken. Students looking to take courses at Simmons and at another institution at the same time will need approval from the Administrative Board.
Petition to the Administrative Board
For Undergraduates who need approval regarding unique circumstances.
Readmission Petition – Undergraduate
For withdrawn undergraduate students who wish to return to Simmons. This form will allow you to request approval for Readmission.
Form to be filled out with advisor. Incoming students are to attend orientation and fill out the form provided then.
Release of Information Request
Form for current or former students to sign that legally states that we are allowed to release personal information to a third party.
Replacement Diploma Request
Issued at the student's request in the case of loss of original document or need for an additional copy.
For Undergraduate Seniors who wish to graduate, this form must be completed and signed by the student's advisor one year prior to completion of degree requirements.
- Modes of Inquiry AUDIT: Senior Audit for ALL Undergraduate Students who entered prior to Fall 2015 plus Transfer Students and Dix Scholars who entered prior to Fall 2017.
- Simmons PLAN AUDIT: Senior Audit for Undergraduate Students who entered as Freshman starting Fall 2015.
For all former students wishing to request transcripts, both official and unofficial. For current students, please request transcripts through AARC unless it is a rush or needs a form included.
Overall College requirements and important information for Undergraduate students.
Verification Request Form
Used to request proof of enrollment or proof of degree earned.
Enrollment verification: for current students to show the number of credits registered for each semester and corresponding status.
Degree verification: prove that a student graduated from Simmons College including conferral date and type of degree earned.
Withdrawal from Half of a Dual-Degree Program
For graduate students in a dual-degree program who wish to drop one half of the program but remain enrolled in the other half.