Sciences Forms and Policies
If you were a student in the Faculty of Sciences you will find relevant forms and policies listed below.
Course / class full form
Use this form to request to be enrolled into a course or class that is full.
Timetable clash resolution
Use this form to request a resolution to clashes in your timetable, such as a clash between two lectures and no alternative times.
Unit overload request
Use this form to request enrolment into more than the allowed maximum number of units in a semester.
For more information please refer to the common enrolment problems content.
Other enrolment forms and information
Information on and forms for: amendment to enrolment for students; change of personal details; discontinuation of studies; leave of absence; cross-institutional/non-award; and early enrolment
Audit study enrolment form
Enrolment as an audit student allows you to attend lectures and enjoy the presentation, but you don't have to submit any papers, essays or assignments and you don't do tests or exams.
Course add-late form
For use only when adding courses after the last day to add online. It requires a course coordinator's signature before it can be processed by the faculty office.
Information on how to drop a course.
Course drop: non-award students
Only for students who cannot drop classes online themselves e.g. non-award study students.
Non-award students attend lectures and tutorials, and are assessed and examined with students who are completing undergraduate degrees. Please read the non-award study enrolment instructions prior to submitting your application.
Prerequisite or corequisite waiver request form
Use to apply for a waiver for a course with corequisites or prerequisites. A form must be submitted for each course.
Practical exemption form - School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Use to request exemption from practical components in courses offered by the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Practical exemption form - School of Biological Sciences
Use to request exemption from practical components in courses offered by the School of Biological Sciences
Practical exemption form - School of Physical Sciences
Use to request exemption from practical components in courses offered by the School of Physical Sciences
Missed compulsory component form - School of Physical Sciences
Use this form if you missed a compulsory graded component of your course during the current semester due to medical or other reasons
Assessment task extension
For students applying for an extension of an assessment item e.g. Essay, assignment. Please note that all requests must be accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation and must be handed up to the relevant course coordinator.
Assessment cover sheet
To be used for all assessment items.
Academic drop-in centre - attendance form
This attendance form is for all students attending academic drop in centres. The academic drop in centres are coordinated by academic staff who are on hand to answer specific questions you may have about content within your level 1 core course or concepts you may need some additional help with. Note: the form is password protected.
For students wishing to apply for credit for previous tertiary study. Please read the domestic student credit transfer information / international student credit transfer information regarding status and exemption for previous study before submitting this form.
Cross-institutional studies (incoming students)
For students wishing to take approved courses at the University of Adelaide (the host institution) for credit towards studies at their home institution.
Cross-institutional studies (outgoing students)
For current faculty of sciences students wishing to undertake studies at another institution for credit towards their studies at the University of Adelaide.
Discontinuation of studies form
Used to discontinue your studies in one or more programs. A discontinuation of studies form needs to be lodged with each school or faculty in which you are enrolled.
Request a degree check
Use to obtain a degree check to ensure you have completed the right courses to date or to find out your eligibility for completion of your program.
Request a letter
For students who require an official letter from the University confirming information such as enrolment details, study load, program completion status, conferral date or holiday dates.
Supplementary exams (Replacement / additional assessment exams)
Use to request replacement/additional assessment exams. Please read the policies relating to supplementary exams before submitting your application. Requests for replacement/additional exams on compassionate grounds must be accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation
- Academic credit arrangements policy
- Academic honesty policy
- Academic progress by coursework students policy
- Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment (MACA) Policy
- Policy directory
- Program rules (engineering, computer, and mathematical sciences)
- Program rules (sciences)
- Student related policies
Taking a break or transferring programs
We strongly recommend that you contact the faculty office first, so our staff can provide you with accurate information about your options.
Sometimes there are some great alternatives about what you could do and we can also give you advice on how to return later.
If you choose to take a break, your place will stay open for 12 months in all undergraduate programs except veterinary bioscience.
- Leave of absence application form (international students)
- Leave of absence application form (domestic students)
If you wish to transfer to another program at the University of Adelaide, chat with staff from AskAdelaide and complete an internal transfer application.
Travel and field trips
All travel that involves public transport modes or is greater than 50kms travel from Adelaide must be registered through this process for University insurance purposes.
If you travel without an approved requisition you will be personally liable for any loss or damages incurred during your travel period.
This process applies to research students, visitors to the university or if you are not a university corporate credit card holder and you need to undertake travel on university business.
Please check local school procedures for any variations to these rules.
Research students and visitors
- All travel must be approved by the head of school and direct supervisor prior to travel
- All travel that has financial implications must be entered through the T&E system to allow for budget checking and approval.
- Fill in a notification to travel form and have signed by your supervisor.
- Send to firstname.lastname@example.org for processing
- Read more about University travel
- Details of the field trip must be signed off by supervisor with names of students and details of the trip. (If your supervisor is the head of school please note this on your form, a signature will not be required).
- If you are a cardholder, scan the completed field trip form and attach to your travel request.
- If you are a non-cardholder or use a nominee, send the completed form to your travel arranger/ account nominee.
- Complete any/all additional HSW requirements for field trips.
Sharon Clapham and Cassie Menzel - email@example.com
Travel arrangers for students, visitors and non-cardholders
Animal and veterinary sciences
Animal and Veterinary sciences - Absence from Compulsory Teaching Activity
For students who need to apply to be absent from a compulsory teaching activity, such as a tutorial, workshop, practical or DVM rotation class.
Leave of absence
For Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students students applying for a leave of absence or an extension to their current leave of absence.
Inherent requirements - veterinary bioscience and veterinary medicine
For all students undertaking the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience) and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Q Fever vaccination information sheet
For all students
For all students