Permits & Forms | College of The Arts | University of South Florida (2024)

Permits are required for specific classes at the core of a degree program. On the Class Schedule Search, permit requirements are listed alongside the course information. Check below for your advisor's preferred way of processing permit requests. Other forms that need instructor's attention (e.g. directed studies contracts) are also handled through the Students Services & Advising office.

The advising office processes all permits and forms listed at the bottom. Physical copies are also in the Student Services & Advising Office (FAH 120). For questions on these or any other USF forms, contact your academic advisor.

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General Forms for All Majors

  • Academic Regulations Committee (ARC) Forms (Late Add, Drop, Withdrawals, Medical, Reinstatement) – These forms are on the Office of the Registrar's website.
  • Graduate Student Supervisory Committee Appointment Form
  • Office of Graduate Studies Forms Database

Architecture & Community Design

Course Permits

Permits are required for specific classes at the core of a degree program. On the Class Schedule Search, permit requirements are listed alongside the course information. Please complete this form to submit your permit request.

Other Architecture & Community Design Academic Forms

  • School of Architecture & Community Design graduate-level admission application– After completing all coursework required in the Pre-Architecture program, students must submit an application for admission into the Master of Architecture and Master of Urban and Community Design degree programs to continue the course of study at the graduate-level.
  • Master's Project Committee Appointment – Graduate students preparing a thesis project must submit this appointment form to declare which faculty members will be part of the supervisory committee to review the final project proceedings.
  • USF Financial Aid Forms
  • USF Master's Students Forms

School of Architecture & Community Design Policies

  • Portfolio Policy – Student portfolios help faculty evaluate the progress of individual students and are used to determine granting of scholarships and awards. The portfolio policy outlines the format requirements and times when the portfolio will be reviewed.
  • Required Laptop Policy – The USF School of Architecture & Community Design requires students to have their own laptops when they begin the Advanced Design sequence. Due to the high volume of digital work involved, the laptop must be able to run the advanced architectural design software that SACD uses.
  • Studio Environment Policy – This policy serves as a student code of conduct and outlines the attitudes, responsibilities and appropriate behaviors that are expected of students in the design studios at the SACD.

Art & Art History

Course Permits - Tampa Campus Only

Permits are required for upper-level (3000-4000) Art and Art History courses and are indicated on the Class Schedule.

  1. Before you submit a permit request, refer to the Course Schedule to view available art & art history courses. Also review course prerequisite and corequisite requirements.
  2. Complete the Permit Request Form.
  3. You will receive a response notifying you when permits have been issued. You will need to register yourself in OASIS.
  4. Do not submit a permit request for directed study. Refer to information below under "OTHER ART & ART HISTORY FORMS".

PLEASE NOTE:

Students are responsible for knowing all policies, procedures, and degree requirements in the college catalog. Completing the permit form does not guarantee a seat in a course.

Non- Art Majors registration for Fall semester art courses will open on August 12th
Non-Art Majors registration for Spring semester art courses will open on December 20th
Non-Art Majors registration for Summer semester art courses will open on April 26th

OTHER ART & ART HISTORY FORMS


  • Undergraduate School of Art & Art History students must use this contract to enroll in a Directed Study course (ART 4905).

Music

Course Permits

School of Music students, meet with your academic advisor several weeks in advance of registration to determine the best list of courses to take. All undergraduate and master degree students should meet with Corey Carpenter. Doctoral students should consult with Dr. Victor Fung and then submit the Music Registration Form to Corey Carpenter.

  1. Complete the Music Registration Form and return it to Corey Carpenter by email at coreyc1@usf.edu or by leaving it in his mailbox in the Student Services and Advising Office (FAH 120).
  2. You will be registered for the courses unless you specify that you only want departmental permission (a permit) to register for the courses you listed.

Other Music Forms

  • Music Directed Studies Contract – This is a contract between an instructor and student on a special topic course in the School of Music.
  • Approval Form for Qualifying Music Recital– Following a junior, senior, or graduate recital, the student should have the following form completed and returned to the music advisor.
  • Application for BS in Music Education Status – This form must be completed and returned to Dr. Hayden in order to be officially admitted and listed as a music education major. Until this is done, the student is considered to be a pre-music education major.
  • Graduate Comprehensive Examination– This form should be completed and signed by the student's committee at the conclusion of the oral defense. Must be returned to Dr. Hayden in order to graduate.
  • Graduate Assistant Credit Extension – Completed by Graduate Assistants and submitted to the Music Office Manager in the first week of each semester in which they wish to increase the registered credit hours (above the normal 9 credit hours) covered by a tuition waiver.

Theatre & Dance

Course Permits

School of Theatre & Dance students, meet with your advisor several weeks in advance of registration to determine the best list of courses to take.

  1. Verify that you have completed the prerequisites for your desired course. These are listed in the Class Schedule Search.
  2. Complete the Theatre and Dance Permit Form.
  3. You will be registered for the courses if your major is Theatre or Dance. If your major is not Theatre or Dance, you will be issued permit for the courses and you need to register for the courses.

Other Theatre & Dance Forms

  • Directed Studies Contract – This is a contract for both Theatre and Dance majors. It is a contract between an instructor and you.
  • Time Conflict Form – This form must be completed by both instructors and emailed to Theatre and Dance Advising.
  • Declaration of Certificate – Complete this form to add a Certificate in Dance Medicine and Science or in Advanced Dance Studies and email it to Theatre and Dance Advising.
  • Incomplete "I" Grade Contract – This form must be completed by the Instructor of the course and returned to Theatre and Dance Advising.
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