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Enrollment Services
Harkins Hall, Room 310
Phone: 401-865-2366
Fax Number: 401-865-1899
Cyberfriar PIN Resets: 401-865-1033

Inquiries about transcripts,
enrollment verifications and grades:
records@providence.edu

Inquiries about course registration and scheduling of classroom space:
scheduling@providence.edu

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For Change of Major / Minor

Academic Program Adjustment Form

PROCEDURE FOR CHANGING A MAJOR:

  • The student has his/her current Major Chairperson/Program Director sign the form, thereby giving permission to enter a new major.
  • The student then has the new Major Chairperson/Program Director sign the form, thereby giving permission to add the new major.
  • Students who wish to be granted major requirement course substitutions or waivers because of previous transfer or other completed coursework must obtain written authorization from their  new Major Chairperson/Program Director.  An "Evaluation of Major Requirements: Substitution/Waiver Form" is available at the Dean's Office, Harkins 213, for this purpose.
  • The student then returns the completed, signed form to the Office of Enrollment Services.
  • A member of the Enrollment Services staff will enter the information into the computer. Thereafter, the new major will appear on the student's record.

PLEASE NOTE:  These procedures are not to be followed in the following circumstances:

  • UNDECLARED STUDENTS DECLARING A MAJOR
  • STUDENTS ENTERING AN INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAM
  • STUDENTS WHO FALL INTO ONE OF THE ABOVE CATEGORIES MUST GO TO THE DEAN'S OFFICE.

PROCEDURES FOR ADDING OR DROPPING MINORS

ADDING A MINOR - ALL STUDENTS

All students should follow these procedures:

  • The student has his/her current Major Chairperson/Program Director sign the form, thereby giving permission to add the minor.
  • The student then has the new Minor Chairperson/Program Director sign the form, thereby giving permission to add the minor.
  • Students who wish to be granted minor requirement course substitutions or waivers because of previous transfer or other completed coursework must provide written authorization from their new Minor Chairperson/Program Director to the Dean's Office, Harkins 213.
  • The student then returns the completed, signed form to the Office of Enrollment Services.
  • A member of the Enrollment Services staff will enter the information into the computer.  Thereafter, the minor will appear on the student's record.

NOTE: Enrichment courses may NOT be included as part of any Minor Program.

DROPPING A MINOR - ALL STUDENTS

All students should follow these procedures:

  • The student has the respective Chairperson/Program Director of the Minor Program sign the form to delete the minor
  • The student then returns the completed, signed form to the Office of Enrollment Services.
  • Upon receipt of the completed form, a member of the Enrollment Services staff will delete the minor from the student's academic record.

STUDENT ATHLETES MUST ALSO HAVE SIGNATURE FROM THE OFFICE OF ACADEMIC SERVICES FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE PROCEDURES‚Äč

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