Forms & Downloads

Completed forms should be submitted to the Dean of Studies (Center for Student Life & Advising, Sottery Hall)

Joint Major

Petition for Joint Moderation.pdf

Joint Senior Project

Petition for Joint Senior Project.pdf

Multi Disciplinary Studies

(under construction)

Independent Study

Use this form only if you plan to earn credit by completing a project outside the College’s regular course structure.  The project must have demonstrated academic value and result in a body of work that will be assessed by a Bard College faculty member.

Petition for Independent Study Credit.pdf

Internship Recognition

Use this form if you are completing a formal, supervised internship that involve at least 40 hours of work. You may request either 0.5 academic credits* or non-credit bearing transcript recognition. **Neither form of recognition is available for work performed through Bard College or for work conducted on any of Bard’s campuses.**

Petition for Recognition of Internship.pdf

Petition to Study at Bard's Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) in New York City

Begin by applying directly to the BGIA program.  Once BGIA approves you, use this form to request permission to study at BGIA for a semester. Submit this form to the Center for Student Life & Advising and attach a PDF of your completed BGIA application.  Students who do not receive Executive Committee approval before studying at BGIA may not receive credit for that semester.

Petition to Study at BGIA 2016.pdf

Academic Leave of Absence (to study within the US)

Use this form to request permission for an academic leave of absence from Bard College to study at another academic institution. Use this form only if you plan to earn credits towards your Bard degree by spending a semester at another institution within the United States.

Petition for Academic Leave.pdf

Study Abroad

Use this form only if you plan to earn credits towards your Bard degree by spending a semester at another institution outside of the United States. 

Petition for Study Abroad tf2016.pdf