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Registration Forms

During this time of “social distancing”, please note the following:

  1. The forms below should be saved, filled out, and emailed (unless otherwise noted).
  2. If the form is a PDF:
    1. Download the form. DO NOT fill it out in your web browser.
    2. Open the form in the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    3. Complete the form and click Save.
    4. Close Acrobat Reader and re-open your file to make sure that everything saved properly.
  3. If the form is a Word document:
    1. Open the form in Microsoft Word  (desktop or online)
    2. Complete the form in a readable way and click Save.
  4. Email completed form to the appropriate offices and individuals for approvals. Emails are acceptable forms of approval.
  5. Emails must be from the relevant Gordon email account.
  6. In order to keep all information relating to a request together, each email should contain the student’s legal name and a brief description of the form:
    1. Adoniram Judson Gordon, change major
    2. Scot T. Mascot, Withdraw from course
  7. Submit all forms and signatures/approvals together as one packet to the Registrar's Office via intercampus mail, or in the dropbox outside the Registrar's Office. Forms missing approvals will not be processed and will be returned to the student.

Please direct questions regarding alternate core petitions to the and questions regarding La Vida/Discovery to the . All other questions may be directed to the .

Below are the most common student forms. Students may download forms to print out and submit to the Gordon College Registrar's Office, Wenham, MA, with signatures as necessary.

Some forms are in PDF format. If your computer is unable to display the PDF files, you can view them using the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader to complete the fillable forms, otherwise, your form may not be able to be saved.

Some forms are in an online submission/approval process format hosted by JotForm. You may receive emails via this process that are designated as “External Email”.  We are in the process of moving these forms to my.gordon.edu. You may be redirected to the site when you click on a form link. The Forms page will be found under "Academics".

Academic Petition: Apply for an exception to College academic policy. Exceptions to academic department policy are considered through the appropriate department chair.

Add a Course (on My.Gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): Permission to add a course.

Alternate Core Petition- Substitution: Petition to apply a non-core course to the core. Students seeking a language substitution due to a learning disability should contact the Academic Success Center.

Alternate Core Petition - Waiver: Petition to waive a core requirement.

Audit (Enrolled Students): Application to audit a course for enrolled students.

Audit (Not Enrolled): Application to audit a course for non-enrolled students, including alumni and faculty/staff.

Change Catalog Year (on My.Gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): Change the default catalog year for completion of requirements.

Commencement Participation Petition: Petition to participate in commencement with credit outstanding.

Course Withdrawal (On My.Gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): Withdraw from a course after the 5-day add/drop period and before the deadline to withdraw. 

Course Withdraw After The Deadline: Petition to withdraw from a course after the 4th week of a quad class or the 9th week of a semester class.

Gordon Plus Registration (on My.Gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): Form for eligible juniors and seniors to register for courses in the graduate education and finance programs.

Graduation application: The graduation application may be found on my.gordon.edu, under the "Academics" tab.

Guided Study: Registration form for a guided study—a course that Gordon offers but cannot be taken when it is offered.

Independent Study: Registration form for an independent study. These are courses in topics not available in the existing curriculum.

Internship for credit: Registration form for credit-bearing or required internships. 0-credit internships are done through the Career and Connection Institute.

JAF Credit Distribution Form: For students in the Jerusalem and Athens Forum program who wish to apply their JAF credits to their core, major, or minor requirements.

La Vida/Discovery Form (on my.gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): To drop or withdraw from La Vida/Discovery. Please see the La Vida office for more information.

Major Declaration Form: Declare additional major, change or drop a major, declare or change a concentration.

Minor Declaration Form (on My.Gordon under Academics > Registrar Forms) : Declare or drop a minor.

NECCUM Form: Registration form for taking courses through the NECCUM cross-registration program. Available only during the fall and spring terms.

Off-Campus Course Approval (On My.Gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): Application to transfer credit back to Gordon from another institution, not through the NECCUM program.

Research: Research registration form.

S/U Grading (on My.Gordon under Academics > Registration Forms): Request to apply Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading to a free elective course.

Three Finals on one day Petition: Students are not required to take more than two in-class final exams in one day. Petition to reschedule an exam during another regularly scheduled final exam.

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