Student Services Forms

  • Academic Petition
    To receive an exception to academic policy.
  • Addiction Studies Certificate Form
    To enter Addiction Studies certificate compliment to the M.A. in Marital and Family Therapy program.
  • Advanced Standing Request
    To test out of a course. Must be done prior to or concurrent with your first semester of enrollment.
  • Advanced Standing and Transfer Credit Memo
    This helpful memo defines advanced standing and transfer credit, and explains the process for requesting both.
  • Application to Graduate
    To begin the graduation audit process. Must be submitted no later than November 15 in the academic year you plan to graduate.
  • Certificate in Transformational Coaching Certification
    To begin the certification phase of the CTC program.
  • Comprehensive Clinical Integrative Paper Registration
    To register for the M.A. in Counseling Comprehensive Clinical Integrative Paper and receive a reader assignment from the M.A. in Counseling program director.
  • FERPA: Your Right to Privacy
    To request that your contact information be omitted from the campus student directory.
  • Financial Petition
    To receive an exception to financial policy.
  • Independent Study Request
    To register for a Western Seminary course to be done outside of a normal classroom setting.
  • Individualized Study Request
    To register for a course that you have created, to be done outside of a normal classroom setting.
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunization Certificate
    To meet government guidelines which require all Portland campus students submit their MMR record to Student Services
  • Mentored Field Ministry Tuition Waiver Form
    To request a tuition waiver for those who have served as a pastoral mentor in the Mentored Field Ministry program.
  • MFT Practicum Manual (Sacramento Only)
    To obtain all the necessary forms to coordinate and document the required hours of practicum and personal therapy experience for M.A.M.F.T. students.
  • Name Change
    To change your name. Must be a legal name change.
  • Non-Credit Application and Registration Form
    To register for non-credit (audit, Learning Together Program, Advanced Studies Certificate, etc.) in a course.
  • Pastoral Recommendation
    For use with the Returning Student Application, if needed.
  • Perspectives Application and Registration
    Students enrolled in a Perspectives on World Ministry course at a church may be eligible to receive graduate credit through Western Seminary by submitting this form.
  • Prepare Enrich Application and Registration
    Application for the Prepare Enrich Course and Seminar.
  • Recommendation Form
    For use with the Returning Student Application, if needed.
  • Request for Second Masters Degree Program
    To change from Master of Divinity to Master of Divinity/Master of Arts in Counseling dual degree, etc.
  • Request to Change Degree Track
    To change from M.A. in Ministry and Leadership, Pastoral Care to Women Specialization, to the Youth Ministry specialization. If you are non-degree, please do not submit this form. Contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the appropriate form.
  • Request to Change Degree Programs
    To formally change from one master’s level degree program to another. If you are non-degree, please do not submit this form. Contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the appropriate form.
  • Request to Change Primary Campus
    To change your choice of primary campus.
  • Returning Graduates Form
    This form is for graduates or almost graduates who are hoping to continue taking courses for credit and who have been enrolled in a course for credit at Western Seminary within the last 3 semesters.
  • Returning Student Application
    To return to Western Seminary after not enrolling for one academic year or longer.
  • Student ID Card Request
    To request a Western Seminary identification card.
  • Student Mailbox Request
    To request a mailbox in the student center.
  • Student Wireless Access Agreement
    To receive the username and password for the Portland campus Wifi network.
  • Transfer Credit Request
    To request that graduate-level coursework be counted towards your degree program.