Regulations for Changing Program Codes
All faculty advisors and others who, after meeting with a student and obtaining the student’s authorization, want to initiate a program change on behalf of the student should be familiar with the following information:
Students who have not applied to the College should be referred to Admissions at any CPCC campus or to the online admissions application. However, faculty advisors and others in Instruction may want to assist existing students who are:
|2.||An online Program Admit/Change form is available for this purpose. The form is also available by going to the Learning Unit website and clicking on Forms.|
|3.||The online Program Change form must be completed for AAS and transfer (AA, AS, AFA) students and can be completed by a faculty advisor for the prospective program area. If students wish to change to a program code outside of their faculty advisor’s area, the students should be referred to Counseling and Advising Office.|
It is critical that the form be completed as accurately as possible and that the following always be included:
Please remind students who wish to be admitted to a program of study of the following requirements:
Students receiving financial aid should be advised to check check with the Financial Aid Department to determine the impact on their current award.
Students receiving VA benefits should check with the Veterans Affairs office before completing the change form for approval from a VA specialist.
Be aware that all courses taken, no matter the program of study, will be counted toward the 150% completion rule. Certificate programs are not eligible for Financial Aid unless they include 16 credit hours or more. Students who have questions should visit or contact the Financial Aid/Veterans Affairs office.
If you have questions concerning procedures or the Program Admit/Change form and it’s use, please contact the Admissions Office at your campus for clarification.
Updated February 2012