University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Major Change Form

Please review our criteria for a major change before submitting your request.

Requests for a double major or second degree must be made in writing a General Petition form and submitted to the Undergraduate Programs Office, Suite E316, Engineering Building 2.

Deadlines for submitting a request to change your major are as follows:

  • Summer: April 1
  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 1

This form will be available Wednesday, April 17th, through Sunday, April 28th. Please be aware that requests for Fall can be made after the Summer term has begun.


In order for our office to prepare your records to include coursework from outside of the University of Houston, please email a copy of your non-UH unofficial transcript to EngrUGPR [at] uh [dot] edu.

Please make sure that you include the following:
- Full Name
- Labeled "attention: Jennifer Dunn"

If you have any questions regarding this process, please check our FAQ page. For additional questions, you can contact the Engineering Undergraduate Programs office at 713-743-4200.

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