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Browse by topic below. Each form includes information about why you should use the form and how to complete and submit it. Depending on the form, it will be available as a PDF, an eForm, in DocuSign, or in MyCSULB Student Center.

PDFs are available to download using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Due to potential compatibility issues with various operating systems, we highly recommend that you install Adobe Acrobat Reader to use our PDF forms.

 

Residency Forms 

California Residency Forms
 
Form Title Description PDF
California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request Students who do not meet the requirements for California resident status but may qualify for the AB540/AB2000 nonresident tuition fee waiver should submit this form to the Residence Specialist. Eligibility criteria is included in the PDF. California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request (PDF)
CSU Residence Questionnaire Students should submit this form to the Residence Specialist in order to correct reported residency information or request a residence reclassification to California resident status. CSU Residence Questionaire (PDF)

Financial Aid Forms 

2020-2021 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Forms

Form Title  Description  E-Form
2020-2021 SAP Suspension Appeal Students who fail to meet the GPA and/or Pace of Progress SAP Standards for two consecutive semesters are considered to be ineligible to receive financial aid. Students who wish to appeal their disqualification status may do so by submitting a SAP Suspension Appeal form. An appeal must be based on extenuating circumstances that affected your academic performance. 2020-2021 SAP Suspension Appeal Form
2020-2021 SAP Maximum Time Frame Appeal Students who have been disqualified from receiving financial aid due to exceeding the 150% of their program length may appeal their disqualification status by submitting the SAP Maximum Time Frame Appeal form. 2020-2021 SAP Maximum Time Frame Appeal Form
2020-2021 SAP Disqualified After Probation Appeal Students who fail to meet all CSULB SAP Standards after one semester on Probation are ineligible to receive additional financial aid. Students who wish to appeal their disqualification status may do so by submitting the SAP Appeal Disqualified After Probation Appeal form. Due to the severity of the SAP Standards deficiency , the SAP Academic Plan must be submitted  along with the appeal form. 2020-2021 SAP Disqualified After Probation Appeal Form

2020-2021 Aid Year Forms

Form Title  Description  E-Form
2020-2021 Award Adjustment Request Submit this form if you would like to adjust your awards based on a mid-year grade level change; enrollment change; if you would like to change the amount of loans offered to you; or if you would like to decrease or cancel your Federal Work-Study amount. 2020-2021 Award Adjustment Request Form
2020-2021 Cost of Attendance Adjustment Request You should submit this form if you have expenses that exceed the standard amounts already included in your annual Cost of Attendance. Note that increases to your Cost of Attendance generally only allow increases to your available loan amounts. 2020-2021 Cost of Attendance Adjustment Request Form
2020-2021 CSULB Financial Aid Cross Enrollment Form Complete this form if you would like the units from one course taken at a California Community College considered as part of your enrollment for financial aid purposes 2020-2021 CSULB Financial Aid Cross Enrollment Form (PDF)
2020-2021 Dependency Override Appeal  You should complete this form if you are currently considered a dependent student for financial aid purposes, but believe you have exceptional circumstances which warrant a review of your dependency status for 2020-2021. Submit this form in-person via the Enrollment Services Intake Windows or by fax at (562) 985-1509 Attn: Financial Aid. 2020-2021 Dependency Override Appeal Form Form
2020-2021 Federal Pell Grant Adjustment Form Submit this form if your enrollment has changed and you believe your eligibility for Pell Grant should be reviewed. 2020-2021 Federal Pell Grant Adjustment Form
2020-2021 Income Appeal If you or your family's financial situation has significantly changed from 2018 (the tax year used on your 2020-2021 aid application), you may request a re-evaluation of your aid eligibility using more current income information. Make sure to review and follow all instructions listed on this form. 2020-2021 Income Appeal Form
Qualified Retirement Account Rollover Form - Tax Year 2018 Submit this form if you had a qualified retirement account rollover on your 2018 tax return and erroneously reported it on your or your student's FAFSA. Qualified Retirement Account Rollover Form - Tax Year 2018 Form
2020-2021 Request for Financial Aid Disbursement through CSULB for Intrasystem Concurrent or Visitor Enrollment Programs Complete this form to request financial aid disbursement from CSULB if you are participating in the official Intrasystem Concurrent or Visitor Enrollment programs 2020-2021 Request for Financial Aid Disbursement through CSULB for Intrasystem Concurrent or Visitor Enrollment Programs (PDF)
2020-2021 Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) Complete this form if you are receiving financial aid and will be studying abroad in 2020-2021 through a CSU Program (IP, Direct Exchange, Florence/London Semester) 2020-2021 Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) (PDF)
2020-2021 Study Abroad Financial Aid (Non-CSU Programs) Complete this form if you are receiving financial aid and will be studying abroad in 2020-2021 through an independent Study Abroad provider 2020-2021 Study Abroad Financial Aid (Non-CSU Programs) (PDF)
2020-2021 TEACH Grant Form Complete this form if you are planning to teach in a "high-need" field at a public or private elementary or secondary school that the U.S. Department of Education has designated as having a high concentration of students from low-income families 2020-2021 TEACH Grant Form

Registration/Records Forms 

Registration and Records Forms

Form Title Description COVID-19
Concurrent/Visitor Enrollment Form (PDF) This application is to be used by California State University students who wish to enroll concurrently or as a visitor at another CSU campus. For CSULB students, visit Supplemental Credit for CSULB Students website for more information. For non-CSULB students, please review the Visitors/Concurrent website for more information.  Due to campus closure, mail your completed form to:

CSULB Office of Enrollment Services
ATTN: Registration & Records
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Brotman Hall 123
Long Beach, CA 90840
Cross Enrollment Form (UC & Community College) (PDF) This form is used by California residents currently enrolled at CSULB who wish to enroll in one undergraduate course per academic term at a participating University of California campus or California Community College. Visit Supplemental Credit for Current CSULB Students for more information.  Due to campus closure, mail your completed form to:

CSULB Office of Enrollment Services
ATTN: Registration & Records
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Brotman Hall 123
Long Beach, CA 90840
Contact Information Change Request Form (DocuSign) Current CSULB students can change their contact information through their MyCSULB Student Center. This form should only be used by former students/alumni who need to update their contact information.  N/A
Educational Leave Form (PDF) Any registered student, undergraduate or graduate, in good academic standing may request an Educational Leave. Students requesting an Educational Leave must complete an Educational Leave Form, in advance, including an explanation of their reasons for seeking the leave and a statement of when they intend to resume academic work. An educational leave is a minimum of one semester or a maximum of two semesters. For more information, please visit CSULB's Educational Leave. You do not need approval signatures for Fall 2020 Educational Leave forms at this time.

Email your completed form to es-registration@csulb.edu.
Exception to Academic Policy for Undergraduate Limit Form (PDF) This form is used in circumstances where you need to repeat a course more than once and/or repeat a course for audit purposes. This is an exception to the academic policy on undergraduate limits. You may not enroll in or receive unit credit for a course for which you have already received a grade of A, B, C or CR, including a university-level course taken at a high school or another college or university. Email the associate dean for your major to request approval.

When your associate dean approves, forward their email and your completed form to es-registration@csulb.edu.
Grade Option Change Request - Audit (DocuSign) Use this form to change the grading option for a class you are already enrolled in to Audit (AU). You must obtain the instructor's approval on this request no later than the last day to enroll for the term.

Visit Understanding Grades and Grading for more information. 
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Grade Option Change Request - Credit/No Credit (DocuSign) Use this form to change the grading option for a class you are already enrolled in to Credit/No Credit (CR/NC). You must obtain your college major advisor's approval on this request no later than the last day to enroll for the term.

Identify your college major advisor's contact information on the Undergraduate Advising Resources directory before starting this form.

Visit Understanding Grades and Grading for more information.
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Legal Name Change Form (DocuSign) In order for Enrollment Services to change your name or a name correction on legal documents, you must fill out this form along with the appropriate documentation requested. This form is only used by current and former students.  N/A
Military Leave Form (PDF) A military leave is granted to students who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. Provisions for granted leave from the university is found within the form. Please contact the CSULB Veteran Services office for more information.  Please contact the CSULB Veteran Services office for more information.
Permission to Add (MyCSULB Student Center) Once self-service registration ends for the semester (after the second week of classes or proportionate for winter and summer terms), students may only add classes with class instructor and department approvals. This process is available on MyCSULB Student Center after the self-service registration deadline. See Permission to Add for more information. N/A
Petition for Exception to Academic Policy Form (PDF) This form is commonly used to petition for the following items: Exception to Undergraduate Limit Repetition of Courses (28 units)*, Exception to Undergraduate Limit Course Withdrawal (18 units)*, Academic Renewal*, General Education Course Substitution/Waiver and Graduation Requirements. It is recommended to attach documents along with this form so that the committee fully understands the reasoning behind the petition.
* Some petitions may require a non-refundable $10 late processing fee. Payment of the fee is not a guarantee that the request will be granted.
Email your completed form to es-registration@csulb.edu.
 
Appropriate signature(s) are required. We accept e-signature(s) on form.
Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (PDF) Please use this form to petition to exceed the maximum unit load for the Fall, Spring, Summer, or Winter terms. An exception to the unit limit will be granted only if there is both demonstrated need for the overload (usually to avoid undue delay in graduation or required by major department) and demonstrated ability to succeed in a heavy load. A minimum 3.0 GPA is usually required.

Terms:
Fall/Spring - Petition to exceed the maximum unit load of 18 units.

Summer - Petition to exceed the maximum unit load of 7 units in a six-week session or 10 units in overlapping sessions totaling 9 weeks.

Winter - Petition to exceed the maximum unit load of 4 units.
Email your completed form to es-registration@csulb.edu.

Appropriate signature(s) are required. We accept e-signature(s) on form.
Reinstatement Petition Form (DocuSign) Please use this form if you are a disqualified student who has been out of attendance for at least one fall or one spring semester. To be considered for reinstatement, a disqualified student must meet the requirements for reinstatement. Please see Academic Standing and Appeals for more information. Apply by the deadline for the semester you plan to return to CSULB on Cal State Apply.
Request for Evaluation of Course Work from Another Institution (DocuSign) CSULB students who wish to attend another school to earn credit while currently enrolled at CSULB should use this form prior to enrolling elsewhere. Please review Supplemental Credit for CSULB Students for additional information.  

Withdrawal Forms

Please read and review the Dropping and Withdrawing website for detailed information prior to submitting any dropping/withdrawal forms.

Withdrawal Forms

Form Title Description COVID-19
Petition to Withdraw
(MyCSULB Student Center)
During the first two weeks of class, you may drop one or more classes using self-service registration on MyCSULB Student Center.

Starting the third week of class (or proportionate for winter or summer terms), if you wish to withdraw from a class, you must request to withdraw using this online request. See Dropping and Withdrawing for more information.

During the final three weeks of class, you will need to upload documentation of serious and extenuating circumstances beyond your control that prevent you from continuing in your classes.
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Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Medical (PDF) You may request to withdraw for medical reasons when a serious medical condition—such as an illness, accident, or mental health condition—prevents you from continuing in your classes and Incompletes are not possible.

Medical withdrawals require that your physician or health care provider submit documentation.
Due to campus closure, please email completed form to es-registration@csulb.edu for review.

Graduation Forms 

Graduation Forms

Form Title Description
Request to Change Graduation Term (DocuSign) This form is used if you have previously applied to graduate and need to change your graduation term. You may or may not be required to submit a Timely Graduation Appeal with the request depending on your individual circumstance.
Timely Graduation Appeal Students who must delay graduation and/or are requesting a change in academic objectives after establishing a graduation term may need to submit an appeal. Please see the Timely Graduation website for additional information.
Undergraduate Request for Reactivation of Graduation (DocuSign) This form is for students who previously filed for graduation, didn't maintain continuous attendance, and believe all degree requirements have been met. Continuous attendance is defined as attendance in a course at a California Community College, CSU, or UC campus for at least one unit of credit in at least one semester each calendar year. CSULB extension courses DO NOT count toward continuous attendance. Students may be required to resubmit transcripts from all other colleges/universities attended. Students who have been disqualified from the University and have not yet been reinstated are not eligible for reactivation. The student must be reinstated before filing reactivation. Please see Readmission and Former Students Degree Requirements for more information.