Undergraduate Studies

The Undergraduate Studies Office has now been incorporated into the Registrar Office.

    • Academic Bankruptcy — eligible students may request a ‘one-time only‘ credit bankruptcy; must submit a completed Academic Bankruptcy form to the Registrar’s Office.
    • Advisor Changes — students may request to change their academic advisor through the Registrar’s Office or Undergraduate Advising; must have verbal acknowledgement from new advisor.
    • Credit-By-Examination — students may request institutional credit-by-examination by working directly with applicable PSU department Chair for administration of testing; must submit completed Institutional Credit-By-Examination form to the Registrar’s Office.
      Additional forms of credit-by-examination accepted at PSU: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and DSST. Student who want to arrange on-campus CLEP or DSST testing should contact Center for Student Success (Mary Lyon 034).
    • Interdisciplinary Studies — students create individualized  majors through PSU’s Interdisciplinary Studies major program.
    • NEBHE Program — qualifying New England students who declare specific majors may receive a discounted tuition rate; program sponsored by New England Board of Higher Education.
    • NHCUC Program — students may participate in this exchange program between institutions within the state of New Hampshire (excluding Dartmouth College); program sponsored by New Hampshire College & University Council.
    • Student Requests — students may request permission for a wide variety ‘exceptions‘; must submit completed Student Request form to the Registrar’s Office.
      • For undergraduate who wants to take graduate course — students who are seniors and have at least a 3.00 cum GPA may request to take up to six credits at the graduate level as an undergraduate but must receive permission from the instructor of the course and the department chair. Eligibility is contingent on the graduate program desired. Students may request to receive both undergraduate and graduate credit for their graduate coursework. Completed forms are to be dropped off at the Registrar’s Office.
    • Transfer Credit Requests — students may request consideration for transferring credit to PSU for coursework earned at other eligible institutions; must submit completed Transfer Credit Request form to the Registrar’s Office. It is strongly recommended that you fill out and submit your Transfer Credit Request form prior to taking the course.