Aurora University

Declaration of Major

Students who have been accepted under the general admission standards of the university may apply for acceptance into a program of the university. Acceptance of any student into any program of the university is determined by the faculty of that program and is conditional upon the student’s meeting any program requirements that have received the approval of the program faculty and the university.

Students applying for admission to the university, or who have been admitted and are attending as undeclared students, may state their intent to major in a program of the university. This statement of intent is used for purposes of evaluating transfer credit and providing appropriate advising services, but does not constitute admission to the program.

Matriculated traditional undergraduate students on the Aurora campus seeking to enter a program must file a Request to Declare or Change a Major form with the Center for Student Success. Requirements for admission to or retention in a program are determined by the program faculty, the Academic Dean, and the Chief Academic Officer.

Matriculated traditional undergraduate students on the Aurora campus currently entered as students in one program may seek to declare another major by filing a Request to Declare or Change a Major form showing both the old and new program. A student denied admission to a program may appeal the denial to the Academic Dean or, in the case of a program directly headed by the Dean, to the Chief Academic Officer.

A student may be dismissed from a program in accordance with duly approved requirements for retention in the program by action of the program faculty. Students so dismissed may appeal to the Academic Dean or to the Chief Academic Officer, in the case of a program directly headed by the Academic Dean. Copies of the action for dismissal from a program shall be forwarded to the Registrar and the Center for Students Success. The student will then be removed from the program and entered as undeclared.