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Permits & Forms

Permits are required for specific classes at the core of a degree program. On the Class Schedule Search, permit requirements are listed alongside the course information. Check below for your advisor's preferred way of processing permit requests. Other forms that need instructor's attention (e.g. directed studies contracts) are also handled through the Students Services & Advising office.

The advising office processes all permits and forms listed at the bottom. Physical copies are also in the Student Services & Advising Office (FAH 120). For questions on these or any other USF forms, contact your academic advisor.

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General Forms for All Majors

 

Architecture & Community Design

Course Permits

Permits are required for specific classes at the core of a degree program. On the Class Schedule Search, permit requirements are listed alongside the course information. Contact Sophia Peerzada at peerzada@usf.edu or (813) 974-1216 for information about permit requests for the School of Architecture & Community Design.

Other Architecture & Community Design Academic Forms

School of Architecture & Community Design Policies

  • Portfolio Policy – Student portfolios help faculty evaluate the progress of individual students and are used to determine granting of scholarships and awards. The portfolio policy outlines the format requirements and times when the portfolio will be reviewed.
  • Required Laptop Policy – The USF School of Architecture & Community Design requires students to have their own laptops when they begin the Advanced Design sequence. Due to the high volume of digital work involved, the laptop must be able to run the advanced architectural design software that SACD uses.
  • Studio Environment Policy – This policy serves as a student code of conduct and outlines the attitudes, responsibilities and appropriate behaviors that are expected of students in the design studios at the SACD.

 

Art & Art History

Course Permits

Rachel Lynch only accepts permit requests by email for courses in the School of Art & Art History. The process for this is as follows:

  1. Before you submitting a permit request, verify that you have completed the prerequisites for your desired course. These are listed in the Class Schedule Search.
  2. Send one email to rhedrick@usf.edu that includes a list of all the courses for which you need permits.
  3. In the Subject line of your email write: "Permit Request (Your Last Name) (Your student U number)".
  4. In the Body of your email write the course prefixes, numbers, and the CRNs of the all the sections for which you want a permit.

 Other Art & Art History Forms

 

Music

Course Permits

School of Music students, meet with your academic advisor several weeks in advance of registration to determine the best list of courses to take. All undergraduate and master degree students should meet with Corey Carpenter. Doctoral students should consult with Dr. Victor Fung and then submit the Music Registration Form to Corey Carpenter.

  1. Complete the Music Registration Form and return it to Corey Carpenter by email at coreyc1@usf.edu or by leaving it in his mailbox in the Student Services and Advising Office (FAH 120).
  2. You will be registered for the courses unless you specify that you only want departmental permission (a permit) to register for the courses you listed.

Other Music Forms

  • Music Directed Studies Contract – This is a contract between an instructor and student on a special topic course in the School of Music.
  • Approval Form for Qualifying Music Recital – Following a junior, senior, or graduate recital, the student should have the following form completed and returned to the music advisor.
  • Application for BS in Music Education Status –  This form must be completed and returned to Dr. Hayden in order to be officially admitted and listed as a music education major. Until this is done, the student is considered to be a pre-music education major.
  • Graduate Comprehensive Examination – This form should be completed and signed by the student's committee at the conclusion of the oral defense. Must be returned to Dr. Hayden in order to graduate.
  • Graduate Assistant Credit Extension – Completed by Graduate Assistants and submitted to the Music Office Manager in the first week of each semester in which they wish to increase the registered credit hours (above the normal 9 credit hours) covered by a tuition waiver.

 

Theatre & Dance

Course Permits

School of Theatre & Dance students, meet with Nadine Niforos several weeks in advance of registration to determine the best list of courses to take.

  1. Verify that you have completed the prerequisites for your desired course. These are listed in the Class Schedule Search.
  2. For Theatre & Dance Majors Only, complete the Theatre & Dance Registration Form and return it to Nadine Niforos by email at nniforos@usf.edu or by leaving it in her mailbox in the Student Services and Advising Office (FAH 120).
  3. You will be registered for the courses unless you specify that you only want departmental permission (a permit) to register for the courses you listed.
  4. For Non-Theatre & Dance Majors requesting permits, complete the Permit Request Form and return it to Nadine Niforos by email at nniforos@usf.edu or by leaving it in her mailbox in the Student Services and Advising Office (FAH 120)

Other Theatre & Dance Forms

  • Directed Studies Contract – This is a contract for both Theatre and Dance majors. It is a contract between an instructor and you.
  • Time Conflict Form – This form must be completed by both instructors and returned to Nadine Niforos.
  • Declaration of Certificate – Complete this form to add a Certificate in Dance Medicine and Science or in Advanced Dance Studies and returned to Nadine Niforos.
  • Incomplete "I" Grade Contract – This form must be completed by the Instructor of the course and returned to Nadine Niforos.