Forms and Applications
Application for Area of Emphasis. This form must be submitted every semester you want to be considered for an Area of Emphasis in Communication Studies.
Area of Emphasis Change Form. If you already have an Area of Emphasis in Communication Studies and you want to change your Area of Emphasis please complete this form.
Minor Declaration (or Removal) in another Field of Study. This form is for accepted Communication Studies Majors only, and is required for any majors wishing to minor in another area of study outside of our department.
Application for Graduation Review. This form must be completed to conduct a review of your graduation requirements. You should complete this form no later than the semester before you intend to complete all degree requirements. Any questions please contact the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Studies Office http://eberly.wvu.edu/undergraduate/ug-studies.
Applying to Graduate. To apply for graduation (to receive your diploma), you will need to log into your MIX account. Instructions and deadlines will be sent via e-mail. The application to graduate usually becomes available within the first two weeks of the semester in which you wish to receive your diploma. Check your e-mail regularly for news about the graduation application.
Commencement Ceremony. To participate in the Convocation ceremony, you must RSVP at http://graduation.wvu.edu/convocation. The University does not require students’ guests to have a ticket for admission to the event. More information about the ceremony can be found online at http://graduation.wvu.edu/.
Petitions and Requests
Course Overload Petition. This form should be completed when a student wishes to request permission to enroll for more than 19 hours during a semester or for more than 14 hours in a summer.
Open Credit Petition. This petition form may be used to request the application of open credit transfer courses (designated as “000”) or substitute WVU courses to GEC, BS, or Foreign Language requirements. The form may be used only by students graduating from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. Approval of this petition is not binding upon any other College or School of West Virginia University.
Request for Dual Degrees. For a student wishing to obtain two baccalaureate degrees by completing a minimum of 158 undergraduate credit hours and meeting all the requirements of both degree programs. Approval of each department and college is required.