Information About Our Forms

Our Forms:

For convenience and efficiency, all of our downloadable forms are "fillable." Make sure you:

  • type in the text fields 
  • add checks to boxes
  • sign and date where necessary

If the form does not appear to be fillable, look for an option at the top of your browser to "open the document in a different viewer." 

If you encounter any issues please contact registrationservices@wcl.american.edu and we will be happy to assist you.

Your Forms:

If you have forms for our office to complete on your behalf please:

  • fill out, sign, and date your portion 
  • email the form to us
  • include your AU ID number
  • let us know whether you'd like the form
    • emailed back to you
    • mailed 
    • faxed (provide address or fax number) or
    • available for pickup in our office

Signed forms should be submitted to the Office of the Registrar at registrationservices@wcl.american.edu.

Roadmaps to Graduation

Review the Roadmaps to Graduation to ensure you are on track to graduate here. (AU login required).

These forms are also available at the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Independent Study

Request permission to engage in supervised research with a currently appointed faculty member in an area of interest.

*If you are writing a paper for your independent study contract that will also satisfy the Upper-Level Writing Requirement, your independent study must be at least 2 credits.

This form must be submitted no later than one week after the end of the add/drop period to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Independent Study - For Competitions

Request permission to engage in supervised research with a currently appointed faculty member for participation in a competition.

This form must be submitted no later than one week after the end of the add/drop period to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Request for Overload

This form is used to request permission to increase your semester credit hour maximum.

If you are a part-time student, you can request to take 12 or more credits.

If you are a full-time student, you can request to take 16 or 17 credits.

Please submit to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Request for Part-Time Load

For full-time students who wish to take less than 11 credits in a semester.

Please be aware that this could affect your residency requirement, so please review the policy.

Please submit to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

ULWR Certification

Unless the Office of the Registrar receives this signed form, your record will not reflect that you have satisfied this graduation requirement.

Read the Upper-Level Writing Requirement policy.

*If you satisfied this requirement by writing a paper for an independent study, you still need to submit this form.

Once the form is signed, please return to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Divisional Shift Request

For students who wish to transfer from the full-time to the part-time division, or from part-time to full-time.

Please read our policy on divisional shifts.

Please submit this  form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Request for Registration Action

To request to:

  1. Add a course after the add/drop period has ended
  2. "Drop" a course (without a transcript notation of "W")
  3. Withdraw from a course with  a "W" after the add/drop period has ended

Return this signed form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Read the policy regarding course drops or withdrawals.

If you are looking to register for externship fieldwork credits, do so by submitting an application to the Externship Office.

Exam Deferral Request Form

Please read about our policy regarding exam deferrals.

To submit an exam deferral request, please return this signed form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

You'll need to log in to MyWCL to access the form.

Study Elsewhere for WCL Credit

If you wish to visit another school for a semester and want those credits counted toward your JD at AUWCL.

Review the policy and requirements.

Please return this form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Degree Audit

To start, we recommend that you have an advising session with the Associate Director of Academic Advising and Policy Development.

Schedule an appointment here.

If you would like a formal degree audit other than what you see in Eagle Service MyProgress, email registrationservices@wcl.american.edu.

Please indicate if you have any specific questions.

Request for Certification

1) If you are a current student in need of

 

2) If you are a graduate and wish to receive a letter verifying your degree conferral.

Please return to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Externship Contract

For students interested in receiving academic credit for substantive legal work.

You must register for an externship seminar (LAW-769) and then submit an application for the externship fieldwork credits (LAW-899) through the Externship Office.

Release Educational Records Request

To confirm or release non-directory information about your educational record (i.e. ranking, GPA, copies of files in your educational file, etc) to a third party or to yourself.

Please return this form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101).

Personal Data Change (Name, SSN, Gender)

Please return this form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101) along with photo identification and/or legal documents confirming the change(s) requested.

Without photo id/legal documentation your request will be denied. 

Withdraw From ALL Classes

Please return this form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101) if you have decided to take a leave of absence, withdraw from the school, or transfer to a different school. 

May Commencement Ceremony Participation Request (for August/December Graduates only)

**August and December graduates:

Please return this form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101) if you would like to participate in WCL's annual May commencement ceremony.

You must fill out this form if you will be attending the WCL May commencement ceremony or your name will not be called during the ceremony.

**Students graduating in May do not need to fill out this form.

Certification Letter to Invite Foreign Citizens to Commencement

Please return this form to registrationservices@wcl.american.edu or the Office of the Registrar (C101) if you would like to invite your foreign family/friends to attend WCL's annual May commencement ceremony.