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Forms and petitions

Application for Graduation

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Make sure to write your name in Arabic and in English (in BLOCK LETTERS), in accordance with your passport and/or identity card. The way you write your name s EXACTLY the way it will appear on your degree. Once the degree is issued, the name CANNOT be altered or changed.
  3. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office of your campus within the set deadline.
  4. Download the form.

Change of Nationality /Name

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Get your original valid passport with you to the Registrar’s Office when submitting the form.
  3. Contact the HR office only for change of Nationality.
  4. Download the form.

Commencement Form

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office or send a scanned copy by email to:
  3. Check the deadline for submission.
  4. Download the form.

Credits Overload: (Only if GPA ≥3.0 OR graduating - Applies only to fall & spring semesters)

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office after the grades of the semester are out.
  3. Register for the additional credits during the Drop & Add period.
  4. Download the form.

Early Withdrawal Form 

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office of your current campus.

Conditions:

  1. The form should be submitted within the WI deadline (check the academic calendar) 
  2. Download the form

Intercampus Cross-Registration Form 

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Secure the authorized signature of the advisor and register for the courses in the Registrar’s Office.
    Only in cases when the section is closed, or there is a prerequisite requirement or program restriction, should the chairperson’s signature also be secured.

Conditions: At least 50 percent of regular semester credits must be taken at the campus of origin of the student. This condition applies for regular semesters only—fall and spring semesters. During the summer term, students can cross-register for as many credits as they wish, within the limit allowed by the student’s course load regulation.

Download the form

Intercampus Transfer Form

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office of your current campus.

Conditions:

  1. Students who intend to transfer from one LAU campus to another may declare their intention by filling out a Transfer Form and submitting it by the specified deadlines.
  2. Once they transfer, they must register for, at least , 2 regular semesters (Fall & Spring) in the new campus, before they are allowed to transfer back to the original Campus.

Download the form.

Permission for Arabic Substitution for eligible student only

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Attach the needed documents and submit everything to the Registrar’s Office.
  3. Download the form.

Permission for Late Payment of Tuition (beyond the deadline)

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Secure the signatures of all instructors confirming your attendance in each course.
  3. Present this form to the Registrar’s Office with a valid excuse for the delay.
  4. Once approved by the RO, proceed to the Business Office and settle your fees.
  5. Refer back to the RO with the form to register your courses.
  6. Download the form.

N.B. No payment will be accepted after the 6th week of the beginning of the semester in fall & spring, or equivalent days in the summer term.

Registration Form 

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Secure the required signatures. 
  3. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office.
  4. Download the form.

Request to Change Program/Major/Emphasis- Declare Major (Undergraduate only) 

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Secure the signature of the advisor (only if you are applying to Change Major or Declare Major).
  3. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office.
  • Change Major:

  1. Students with an approved change of major will have the option of dropping from the Grade Point Average (GPA) computation, the grades of three courses taken at LAU, belonging to the requirements of the old major and not to any requested new major. Only grades C and below can be deleted.
  2. Students must submit a request to have their grades deleted at the Registrar’s Office no later than one semester of the change of major, and not after graduating, or after leaving the University for more than 2 consecutive semesters.
  3. This rule applies for changes of major within a School, or when a student transfers from one School to another.
  4. Students who benefited from the above stated rule cannot return to their old major, and cannot request to make their major changed, again, to any major which requires a course whose grade was deleted from the GPA computation.
  5. Download the form.
  • Declare Major:

  1. The student must complete all the freshman requirements or present the Official Bacc / Bacc Equivalence.
  2. Download the form.

Request to Declare a Minor 

  1. Fill out the form and print it
  2. Submit it to the department offering the minor
  3. Download the form

Request to enroll in a Dual Degree Program NEW!

  1. Fill out the form and print it
  2. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office on your campus
  3. Download the form

Returnee Application (Graduate/Undergraduate)

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office with your photo and a photocopy of your identity card (or passport for non-Lebanese students).

Conditions:

  1. Students who did not register for two consecutive semesters or more are charged Reactivation fee of L.L. 120,000.
  2. Download the form.

Schedule Change Form (Drop & Add)

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Secure the required signatures. 
  3. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office.
  4. Download the form.

Student Petition Form

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Attach the summary of the case & the needed documents to the form.
  3. Get the Advisor’s signature.
  4. Submit it to the Registrar’s Office.
  5. Check the result on the Student Portal under My Courses.
  6. Download the form.

Withdrawal Form (WP/WF) 

  1. Download the form, fill it out then print it.
  2. Submit it to your course Faculty before WP/WF deadline (check the academic calendar).
  3. Download the form

Other forms

Please refer to the Registrar’s Office for the:

  • Course Equivalence Form
  • Cross Registration Form (to another university)

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