Office of the Registrar


Course Description Request

Course descriptions from 2012 to present are available on the Academic Catalog web page. If you are requesting a course description prior to 2012, please fill out the Course Description Request Form. If you are in need of a course syllabus, please contact the appropriate departmental office. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail ( or phone (319-273-2241).

Credit by Exam Application

Credit by examination is for UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY and is open to most courses offered on campus. Complete the application form, get the necessary approvals, and return the form to the Registrar’s Office. A student might wish to discuss the course requirements with the Department Head before making an application.

Declaration of Curriculum

The Major department must approve this declaration and your Major advisor’s signature is required. If you are declaring a second or third Major, the advisor’s signature for each Major is required. If you are changing to a Deciding Major, please visit the Office of Academic Advising (GIL 102) for Major advisor signature. Declaring a Minor and/or Program Certificate may require departmental approval. Please consult with the appropriate department.  Please return completed form to the Office of the Registrar (GIL 115) for processing.

Diploma Reorder Form

The Diploma Reorder Form is utilized by an individual who wishes to reorder a university diploma. Prior to submitting the Diploma Reorder Form, it is strongly encouraged that you read Requesting a Replacement Diploma under the Alumni & Friends tab.

Directory Information Change

This form can be used to restrict the University from releasing Directory Information items to outside parties. Unless otherwise noted, all Directory Information items will be made available upon request. For more information about FERPA and Direction Information items, please see our FERPA webpage.

Drop Course Section

The Drop Course Section WebForm is utilized by departmental schedulers to change a course from the Schedule of Classes. This is not for students intending to drop a course.

Experimental Course Form

This form should be utilized to set up a new experimental course at the Academic Catalog level, so that it may be scheduled.  A separate form must be completed each semester the course is offered on an experimental basis.

Extenuating Circumstances Tuition and Fees Refund Request

This form is utilized by students who are wanting to file an exception to the Tuition and Fees Refund Policy due to extenuating circumstances. This form must be filled out and submitted to the Office of the Registrar with documentation of the extenuating circumstance.

Faculty & Staff Commencement Ceremony Participation WebForm

The Faculty & Staff Commencement Ceremony Participation WebForm is utilized by faculty and/or staff members who wishes to participate in a Commencement Ceremony.

Instructor/Advisor Set-Up Request Form

The Instructor/Advisor Set-Up Request Form is used by departmental schedulers to request set-up of a new faculty under a specific Academic Organization. The Schedule Change Request - Change Course Section Information WebForm will also be required to assign the instructor to a specific course.