Please download the form, follow the instructions found on the first page of all forms, complete the pdf, save, and email or submit in paper form to the appropriate office.

Please note that digital signatures are not accepted.

Please be sure to scroll down to view Processing Times, and be sure to submit your forms with those time frames in mind.

Registration Forms

  • Standard Petition Form
    • For all BIOE, CHME, CIVE, EECE, and MGEN students (MIE students, please scroll down to find MIE Petition Form)
    • This form is required for students who wish to waive a core course, take an elective outside core curriculum, change in status or substitute a course
  • Registration Override Request Form
    • For all BIOE, CHME, CIVE, EECE, and MGEN students (MIE students, please scroll down to find MIE Petition Form)
    • This form is required for students who wish to register for a section that is restricted or has prerequisites

Academic Probation Forms

  • Academic Probation Action Plan
    • This form is required for students whose cumulative GPA has fallen below 3.00; completed by student and academic advisor when a student is notified of first-term academic probationary status, or when a dismissal appeal has been approved
  • Academic Dismissal Appeal Form
    • This form is required for students who have two consecutive semesters with a cumulative GPA below 3.00; completed by student and submitted to the Graduate School when appealing a dismissal after two terms on academic probation

Change of Degree Forms

MIE Course Registration Forms

The forms below are required for students within the MIE department; meaning, students in the Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Data Analytics Engineering, Robotics, Operations Research, Engineering Management, and Energy Systems programs.

  • MIE Petition
    • This form is required for students who wish to waive a core course, extend qualifying examinations, extend program, substitute a course, change in status, take an elective outside curriculum
    • Not for Independent Study, MS Project, PhD Candidacy Preparation, Dissertation, and/or Dissertation Continuation
  • MIE Registration Override Form A
    • This form is required for students who wish to register for a section that is restricted or has prerequisites
  • MIE Registration Override Form B
    • Use this form to petition to register for Independent Study, Project, Research, Thesis and/or Thesis Continuation
  • MIE Registration Override Form C
    • Use this form to petition to register for PhD Candidacy Preparation, Dissertation and/or Dissertation Continuation.

Registrar Forms

Below please find links to some of the most common Registrar forms that graduate engineering students use. Be sure to read instructions thoroughly.

  • Graduate Registration Form
    • For individual instruction courses (Independent Study, Readings, Continuations, Theses, and Dissertations) not listed in Banner
  • Incomplete Grade Contract
    • This form is to be completed together by a student and their instructor when an Incomplete grade is given for a course; Submit the completed form to the GSE office in 130 Snell
    • Incomplete Grade Policy
  • Audit a Course
    • Full-time graduate students (registered for 8 credits before the audit request) may, with permission, audit one class in the Fall and Spring terms
  • Transfer Credit Request
    • Use this form to request transfer credit. You must read the Transfer Credit policy before submitting your form and include an original translated transcript
  • Leave of Absence
    • To apply for a Leave of Absence, complete the request via the myNortheastern portal by clicking on the Self-Service tab, and then by clicking on Registrar Forms.

OGS Forms

Below please find links to some of the most common OGS forms that graduate engineering students use. Be sure to read instructions thoroughly.

Other Forms


Processing Times

Below please find standard processing times for all forms. Please note that throughout the semester there are some busier times, such as the start of the semester. During these busy times, please allow for extra processing time.

10 business days:

  • All OGS Forms
    • Program Extension Request
    • Certificate of Program Completion
      • Approved under the following conditions:
      • You will have completed all program requirements by the specified program end date
      • You have applied to graduate via your MyNortheastern account
      • We have a copy of your undergraduate and/or MS degree certificates (if applicable) on file
      • All exceptions to the approved curriculum are documented
  • All Academic Probation forms
    • Academic Probation Action Plan
    • Academic Dismissal Appeal Form
  • All Change of Degree forms
    • Change of Master’s Degree Program/Concentration for BSMS Students
    • Change of Degree Program/Concentration
    • Change of Degree Level
    • Change of Degree Status
    • MS along the way to PhD
  • The following Registrar forms
    • Incomplete Grade Contract
    • Transfer Credit Request

7 business days:

  • The following Registrar form
    • Graduate Registration Form
    • CPT Internship Authorization Request Form
    • Interdisciplinary PhD Program Plan

3 to 5 business days:

  • Graduate School of Engineering Forms
    • Standard Petition Form
    • Registration Override Request Form
    • MIE Petition
    • MIE Registration Override Form A
    • MIE Registration Override Form B
    • MIE Registration Override Form C
    • Conditional Acceptance Form