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Registration Forms

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.


Academic Petition: Apply for an exception to College academic policy. Exceptions to academic department policy are considered through the appropriate department chair. Approval of academic petition will be granted only in cases in which extenuating circumstances are evident and substantiated.

Add a Course: Permission to add a course during the five-day registration period if prerequisites are not met or if the course is full.

Add a Course after 5th day: Permission to add a course after the five-day registration period.

Alternate Core Petition: Petition to apply a non-core course to the core or to waive a core requirement. Approval of alternate core petition will be granted only in cases in which extenuating circumstances are evident and substantiated.

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: Change the default catalog year for completion of requirements.

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

Concepts of Wellness: Petition to complete Concepts of Wellness instead of La Vida/Discovery. Medical documentation required.

Course Withdrawal: 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. Approval of course withdraw after deadline will be granted only in cases in which extenuating circumstances are evident and substantiated.

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

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

Health Professions Concentration or Minor: Declare a health professions concentration or minor.

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 office of Career Services.

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

Minor Declaration Form: Declare or drop a minor.

Off-Campus Course Approval: Application to transfer credit back to Gordon from another institution, not through the NECCUM program. NECCUM forms are in the Registrar's office.

Research: Research registration form.

S/U Grading: Request to apply Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading to a free elective course.

Three Final Exams in One Day: Petition to move a final exam if you have three or more final exams on the same day. Petition must be submitted at least two weeks before the last day of class.