Forms may be submitted electronically, either by scanning and emailing a copy to email@example.com or by faxing the forms to (212) 875-4677. If you do not see a form listed below, you must come to the Registrar’s Office for a copy of that form and return it in person to the Registrar’s Office once it is completed. All forms are available in PDF read-only format.
Student Immunization Form
Students entering a degree program and any non-degree seeking students who are registered for 6 credits or more are required by New York State Law to provide the Registrar’s Office with evidence of Immunization, with accompanying medical records. The form must be signed by you.
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements
All students planning to enroll in coursework beginning in the Fall 2021 semester must present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation for an exemption. Any vaccine authorized for use in the United States (currently Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson) is acceptable. Please review the full COVID-19 Vaccination Policy here, which includes information on how to upload documentation.
Change of Degree
Students who intend to switch from one program to another can fill out this form with the help of their old and new program directors.
If you have completed any or all Supervised Fieldwork/Advisement, you will need to submit a Waiver of Course Requirement form to exempt you from the fieldwork requirement of your new program or additional fieldwork may be required.
Transfer Credit Form
Students who have received graduate-level credit for a course taken at another institution may be eligible for transfer credit. Certain criteria and restrictions apply; the course catalog has more information regarding this criteria. You will need to complete this form in consultation with your academic advisor. (Note: This is not to be confused with the Waiver of Course Requirement form.)
Waiver of Course Requirement Form
Advisors make recommendations about course waivers and course substitutions required for students’ degrees. Waived courses will hold no credit value. If you waive a course, please be sure to consult with your advisor regarding your academic plan to fulfill the total number of credits required for your degree. This is not to be confused with the Transfer Credit form.
Forms for Returning Students
Individualized Course Form
If you plan to work one-on-one with a faculty member for credit, either on an existing course or on a course of your own design, the instructor and other representatives of your department can sign this form, which will grant the Registrar’s Office permission to create a course section specific to you and your instructor.
Independent Study Continuation Form
Students who need to extend their Independent Study for one semester beyond the normal year allotment can fill out this form and submit it along with a payment of $100 Continuation Fee.
State Mandated Training Waiver
Students who have completed State Mandated Training Workshops outside of Bank Street College Graduate School will need to fill out this form and submit appropriate documentation to apply for graduation or credential conferral.
Forms for Culminating Program Students
Apply for Graduation
Students culminating a degree program are required to fill out the graduation application for an audit review the semester prior to their anticipated commencement of study. This review will serve as a tool to assist in tracking your academic progress in consultation with your advisor. Only one graduation review is conducted during your academic career at Bank Street College.
Apply for Certificate Program Culmination
Students culminating a certificate program are required to fill out the graduation application for an audit review the semester prior to their anticipated commencement of study. This review will serve as a tool to assist in tracking your academic progress in consultation with your advisor. Only one graduation review is conducted during your academic career at Bank Street College.
Forms for Interruptions of Study
Leave of Absence Form
Students who need to take some time away from the College should fill out this form in consultation with their academic advisor. Once you begin your degree, you have a five-year window in which to complete your requirements for graduation. Filling out this form will extend your deadline to graduate. Leaves of absence can be granted for up to one calendar year.
Withdrawal from the College Form
Students who need to formally withdraw from their graduate program should fill out this form in consultation with their advisor. A student who has formally withdrawn from a program will need to speak to the Admissions Office to reapply when the student decides to return.
Course Withdrawal Form
Students who need to discontinue participation in a course or specific courses after the semester Add/Drop period is over will be provided with the option to withdraw from the course(s) up until the midpoint semester withdrawal deadline. Withdrawn courses remain on a student’s records and may not be eligible for a tuition refund. Please visit our Add/Drop Page for more info about withdrawing from a course.
Course Withdrawal Due to Medical Necessity
For students looking to withdraw from one or some of their semester courses due to medical need. Students who have a medical complication or condition which becomes a barrier to successfully completing a course(s) and/or fieldwork should fill out this form and submit it and the supporting documentation to the Registrar’s Office no later then the last day of the term. If you need to withdraw from all of your coursework and/or fieldwork for a term, please fill out the Medical Leave of Absence Form instead. You may not retroactively apply for a medical course withdrawal.
Medical Leave of Absence
For students looking to withdraw from their entire semester schedule due to medical need. Students who have a medical complication or condition which becomes a barrier to successfully completing any school work in a semester should fill out this form and submit it and the supporting documentation to the Registrar’s Office no later then the last day of the term. If you need to withdraw from only one or a few of your courses and/or fieldwork for a term (that is, if you will be continuing your work in a course, fieldwork, IMP, etc.) , please fill out the Course Withdrawal Due to Medical Necessity Form instead. You may not retroactively apply for a medical leave of absence.
Payment Refund/Reversal of Charges Request
For students who wish to petition for a refund or a reversal of charges for tuition or certain fees. Students who drop a course/fieldwork/IMP by the last day of Add/Drop will be entitled to 100% of their tuition charges refunded or reversed. After the Add/Drop window ends, no refunds or reversals of charges are available. If you have an extenuating circumstance and you need to appeal for an exception to this policy, you can complete this electronic form. The Refund Committee will consider your appeal and will contact you once a decision has been reached. Please note, there are certain fees and charges that are non-refundable. Please visit our Bursar’s Office on the web for more information.
Verification and Transcript Request Form
Verification Request Form
Bank Street College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:
Mail: National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 220
Herndon, Virginia 20171
Transcript Request Form