General Forms Change of Academic AdvisorStudents seeking to change their academic advisor, please click here to fill out the Change of Academic Advisor form. General PetitionThe General Petition is used for students to make a variety of requests. Requests can include: taking over half of your credits outside of HSPH, deadline extensions, graduation extensions, etc. Leave of AbsenceStudents wishing to take a Leave of Absence from school must submit a Leave of Absence form. Please submit the form to the DrPH Program Assistant Director. Request for Credit Limit ExceptionStudents may request an exception to the credit limit (27.5 credits) by submitting a Request for Credit Limit Exception Form to the Registrar’s Office Student Photo & Video Release FormIncoming students are asked to sign a Student Photo & Video Release form for use on the website, biography, etc.