Add a Major

The change of college form allows you to make certain changes to your education, such as changing, adding, or dropping a major. Please read the following Add a Major instructions carefully, before starting your application.

Adding a Major means that you wish to work towards earning either a double major or a double degree. This keeps the current major from your degree plan and adds the new major or degree in addition if approved.

Double majors are when both majors lead to the same degree name (e.g., BA, BS, BBA). For example, if you complete all degree and major requirements for Accounting and Finance, you will earn a single BBA degree with two majors.

Double degrees are when the two majors will lead to different degree names (e.g., BA, BS, BBA). For example, if you complete all degree and major requirements for an Accounting BBA and a Business Analytics BS.

Any current degree–seeking student who wants to add a second major should Add a New Major.


Instructions for Adding a Major

Step 1: Access the Form

Access the form by logging in with your central UC credentials via the button below. Next, you will be asked to fill out your residential information. Once you have entered your information, choose the option to add a major and proceed with the form. Please note that answers are not stored, so make sure to complete your request form in one sitting.

Step 2: Select College

Select the college offering the additional major from the drop–down menu. Click “Next.”

Note: You can find the college on the Majors & Programs page.

Step 3: Read and Follow the Instructions

Each college has different instructions, outlining their process and deadlines. It is important that you read everything carefully to avoid further delays in your application.

Step 4: Complete the Application

Once you have read the instructions, continue with the application form. Since your application will be processed by the college for the added major, each college will have slightly different next steps. If you need assistance completing your application, please contact the Transfer & Transition Advising Center.

Step 5: Review Next Steps

Immediately after completing your application you will be presented with a “Next Steps” screen containing information from the college and the Registrar about the timeline and next steps.

Step 6: Confirm Your Added Major

You will receive an email to your UC email account if your added major has been approved. Log back into the Add a Major Application and "Confirm" your request. Your degree plan will be updated only after you select "Confirm."

Example of added major approval email text. "Hello DeeAnne, Thank you for submitting your recent change request related to Lindner College of Business (LCB): 22BAC Accounting BBA (ACCT-BBA). After review of your credentials, a decision has been made. Please take the necessary action by clicking the "confirm" button, which can be found here: https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwebapps2.uc.edu%2FRegistrarChangeOfProgram%2F%2FStudent%2FSubmissionListStudent&data=04%7C01%7Cfrederdn%40ucmail.uc.edu%7Cf58a0dfa1b72496549bc08d9b5af4943%7Cf5222e6c5fc648eb8f0373db18203b63%7C1%7C0%7C637740586742699599%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&sdata=fjFn0Sziv1n5kVWJFjr%2FgzqHeX%2FoYU5pwkr3YS%2Bvc58%3D&reserved=0

Example of Added Major Approval Email


After Submitting Your Application

Track Your Application Status

Once you have submitted your application, you can track your status under the “My Forms” tab.

Cancel a Pending Application

If you need to cancel a pending application, access your form under the “My Forms” tab and click the “Cancel” button in the “Cancel” column.