Advising Documents and Forms

Major Progress Trackers:

**Use the following to name your files LasnameFirstname_ProgressTracker_MonthYear.pdf**

 

Semester Planner

Link to Downloadable Course List

 

Research, Internship, & UTA Forms:

  • BIOSC 1690 – use to TA a BIOSC course (must apply for BIOSC 0150 & 0160)

  • BIOSC 1901 – use to train in lab techniques, do literature research, or work w/ a professional in non-research aspect. Requires faculty co-sponsor from Dept. of BIological Sciencs work done outside of the Dept. Reach out to bioadv@pitt.edu for info. 

  • BIOSC 1903 internal – use to conduct lab research in the Dept. of Biological Sciences

  • BIOSC 1903 external – use to conduct lab research w/ a faculty member who does not work in the Dept. of Biological Sciences.  * Requires faculty co-sponsor from Dept. of BIological Sciencs. Reach out to bioadv@pitt.edu for info.

  • BIOSC 1904 internal – use to conduct honors lab research in the Dept. of Biological Sciences

  • BIOSC 1904 external – use to conduct honors lab research w/ a faculty member who does not work in the Dept. of Biological Sciences.  *Requires faculty co-sponsor from Dept. of BIological Sciencs. Reach out to bioadv@pitt.edu for info.

 

University of Pittsburgh Forms:

Unless otherwise indicated, the following forms can be emailed studentrecords@as.pitt.edu

  • Dietrich School Major, Minor, and Certificate Declaration – to change your major/minor/certificate Note: This form is only available during certain times of the school year.
  • Academic Program (School) Change - to transfer out of Arts & Science to another school at Pitt, or to pursue a double degree between DSAS and another school at Pitt.
  • Best Fit Request – to change which General Education requirement you would like a class to fulfill.          
  • Cross Registration – students can enroll in courses at any of ten Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE) colleges and universities at no additional cost to Pitt tuition. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits at Pitt in order to cross-register at a PCHE school. More info here
  • Course Repeat – use this form after completing a course repeat to ensure Pitt uses your most recent grade to calculate your GPA. 
  • Enrollment/Add/Drop – use this form if you cannot add/drop a class online. 
  • Final Exam Conflict – use if you have three finals on the same day. You can take this form to your professors and the Registrar’s office to have an exam moved. 
  • Grade Option/Audit Request – to request a grade change after the add/drop period
  • Monitored Withdrawal Request – to withdraw from a class after the add/drop period
  • Summer Course Approval Form - to attend a summer course or special session at another accredited institution. Students will not receive credit for courses taken without advance approval.
  • Transcript Request – order mailed or electronic transcripts online or in G-3 Thackeray