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ICS Forms & Petitions

Academic Record Update Forms

ICS Degreeworks Update FormICS degreeworks update form can be used for:
  • Updating GE and ICS major requirements
  • Adding minors and updating minor requirements
  • Applying transfer credit or exam score credit to degree requirements

Estimated Processing: 2 - 3 weeks
Declare or Update Specialization/TrackICS majors that require a specialization or track are: Computer Science, Computer Game Science, and Informatics.
  • To declare or update your specialization/track for your major complete the form

Estimated Processing: 2 - 3 weeks
ICS Prerequisite Clearing Request*

*Use the UCI VPN to access the Form if off-campus
If course prerequisite(s) were satisfied via any of the following ways:
  • Transfer school credit for a course prerequisite
  • Concurrent Enrollment credit for a course prerequisite
  • Course credit by student petition for a course prerequisite

Please check Course Authorizations on Student Access to see if you have been authorized to enter the course prior to submitting a request.

Estimated Processing: 2 - 3 business days during nonpeak times, 4 - 5 business days during Week 7 - 9

PetitionPurpose/ Examples
General Undergraduate PetitionSubmit this petition if you are requesting the following:
  • Course Substitution
  • Time Conflict
  • Request more than 20 units

Note: Supporting documentation may be required

Estimated Processing: 2 - 3 weeks
Syllabus Review for Course Equivalency
  • Request credit for a course taken at a different institution.

Syllabi reviews are only accepted Monday of Finals Week through Friday of Week 2 at 5pm for each quarter.
  • Incoming/New Fall students: You are required to submit your syllabi reviews during summer orientation. If you submit a syllabi review after the deadline, your submission(s) will no longer be under priority and may take up to the end of the quarter for review.

Estimated Processing: 3 - 4 weeks

**Please note: The ICS Student Affairs Office only processes Syllabus Review Requests for current UCI students. You must be currently enrolled or already passed the outside course to submit the form.**
Request Study Abroad Syllabus Review

Review Study Abroad Policies
  • For students who have already been accepted in a study abroad program or have returned from their study abroad program
  • Request credit for courses taken at an institution abroad

Estimated Processing: 3 - 4 weeks

The “Dean’s Signature”

The Dean’s Signature may be obtained at the Bren ICS Student Affairs Office.

Counselors are authorized to provide Dean’s review and signature in all instances involving LATE add/drop/change of grading option requests done via the on-line Enrollment Exceptions system, and on other student-related forms issued by the Registrar’s Office or other administrative offices.