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Course Administration

A thorough look at all aspects of preparing and administering courses, including:
  • Course planning and grading
  • Editing course descriptions
  • Ordering textbooks and course packs
  • CTEC surveys
  • Registration and Enrollment
  • Student Enterprise Systems (SES)
  • CAESAR
  • Crystal Reports
  • and more

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Undergraduate Student Administration

Declaration of Major or Minor

Students must officially declare their majors and minors. The Declaration of Major and Declaration of Minor forms are two-part forms:

  • Once completed by the student and adviser, the top (white/major – green/minor) copy is delivered by the student to the McCormick Academic Services Offices, Tech L269
  • The bottom (blue/yellow) copy is kept by the Department or Program.

Staff can obtain Declaring or Changing Major forms from the McCormick Academic Services Office, Tech L269

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Petition to Graduate

Administrator's should review the Office of the Registrar's Graduation Petition Process. McCormick students receiving a bachelor's degree must complete the McCormick Application for Bachelor's Degree and drop off to the McCormick Academic Services Office, Tech L269.  

If the student is pursuing a major or minor in another Northwestern school, see also the Registrar's Office Graduation Petition Forms.  

Graduating with a Minor

The Minor Application must be completed in order to graduate with a minor. Once completed and signed by a department adviser, a copy is saved for the program/department and the original is turned in to the Registrar’s Office.

Additional Resources:

If students are looking for additional information, you may direct them to the relevant student resources section:

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Undergraduate Student Resources

Helpful links and resources for current McCormick undergraduates, including:

  • Engineering First coursework
  • MATLAB
  • Social Science / Humanities Theme Requirements
  • Advising
  • Registration
  • Tutoring
  • Research Opportunities
  • Awards
  • Academic Integrity and Professional Standards

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Graduate Student Resources

Useful resources for current McCormick graduate students, including:

  • Fellowships & Internships
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
  • Career Resources
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Graduation even information