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Academic Forms

All College of Engineering Academic Forms can be located below. Please also review Virginia Tech's Dates and Deadlines that correspond to many of these forms.


Academic Success Assessment
Students on academic probation must complete this assessment. Details on academic probation can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog (select the most recent year, Academic Policies, Academic Eligibility).
Form Type: Google Form (Trouble logging in? -- sign out of your non-VT gmail account and log into your VT gmail account at myaccount.google.com)

Academic Suspension Appeal
Students placed on academic suspension may submit an suspension appeal. Details on academic suspension can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog (select the most recent year, Academic Policies, Academic Eligibility).
Form Type: PDF

Authorization to Take Courses Elsewhere
Students may request authorization (pre-approval) to take courses at another institution and earn VT transfer credit. 
Form Type: Microsoft Forms (Trouble logging in?)

Change of Major
Students can apply three times per year to declare an engineering major: end of spring, end of summer, end of fall.
Form Type: Hokie Spa

Course Withdrawal Request
Course Withdrawal (“W” grade) is available after the last day to drop a course through the last day of classes for each term. A final grade of a "W" is awarded for each course where a Course Withdrawal is applied. Students are permitted to Course Withdraw from up to three courses during their academic career at Virginia Tech.
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Declaring an Engineering Minor
Students can apply to an engineering minor three times per year: end of spring, end of summer, end of fall.
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Declaring a Secondary Engineering Major
Students can apply for a secondary engineering major three times per year: end of spring, end of summer, end of fall.
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Exam Change Request
Students can request an exam change due to three or more within a 24-hour time period, or two exams at the same time.
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Force Add
Force-adding is an administrative process that allows the department offering the course to override a pre-requisite, however, this is only used if you have satisfied a pre-requisite through transfer credit and the transfer credit has not been posted to Hokie Spa.

Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam
Students can take the FE exam within 12 months of their graduation date.

General Education Petition
Students can request a course be reviewed to determine if it fulfills a specific General Education requirement.
Form Type: Google Form (Trouble logging in? -- sign out of your non-VT gmail account and log into your VT gmail account at myaccount.google.com)

Independent Study
An Independent Study is typically a continuation in greater depth of a topic covered in a regular course, and allows students to study topics of particular individual interest. Specialized instruction related to design teams are most often Independent Studies.
Form Type: Microsoft Forms (Trouble logging in?)

Overload Request
An overload request is used when students wish to take above the maximum number of hours in a specific term. Student must meet specific overall and in-major GPA requirements; students in their first term of enrollment are not eligible to request an overload.
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Re-Enrollment Request 
Students returning from academic suspension will need to complete this form to have their status re-instated so they can enroll in courses.
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Resignation/Withdrawal (to drop ALL classes in a semester)
Students wishing to resign or withdraw from all classes in a term will complete this form. The term withdraw is used when this request is submitted prior to the first day of classes; after the first day of classes this process is called a resignation.
Form Type: PDF

Undergraduate Research
Students can earn Undergraduate Research credit for research projects they carry out under faculty supervision. The research typically creates an artifact such as a paper, presentation, or technical product.
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