Prerequisite Waiver Form

Prerequisites are courses that are required to be taken prior to registering for a class. Prerequisites are a necessary foundation for student success. GRCC may prevent a student from enrolling in a class if the prerequisites have not been met.

Students requesting a prerequisite waiver must do both of the following:

  1. Complete the electronic form below.
  2. Provide an official or unofficial transcript to the appropriate office.

Department Location and Contact Information

If you are requesting a prerequisite waiver for a course in one of the following areas, take or fax your official or unofficial transcript to the appropriate department (or submit it using the form).

Department Office Phone Fax
Business (BA) 300 CPP (616) 234-4220 N/A
Child Development (CD) 266 Main (616) 234-3380 (616) 234-3370
Computer Information Systems 212 ATC (616) 234-3670 (616) 234-3533
Criminal Justice (JC) White Hall (616) 234-4280 (616) 234-3741
Culinary Arts (CA) 117 ATC (616) 234-3690 (616) 234-3698
English (EN) 400 CPP (616) 234-4243 N/A
Math (MA) 218 CPP (616) 234-4253 (616) 234-4288
Music (MUS) 100 Music (616) 234-3940 (616) 234-3973
Nursing (AD, GH, NUR, and PN) 601 CPP (616) 234-4238 (616) 234-4234
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OT) 502 CPP (616) 234-4349 (616) 234-2226
Photography (PO) 366 Main (616) 234-4185 (616) 234-3368


For all other courses, please upload your official or unofficial transcript using this form. If you do not have an electronic copy of your official or unofficial transcript you can fax or drop it off in person to the Student Success and Retention department in the Student Center, room 347, or fax (616) 234-2280.

Please understand that being granted a prerequisite waiver does not guarantee you will be able to enroll in a class. If you have any other questions, please contact the department.
 

Personal Information
Course Information
Please list the GRCC course in which you are trying to enroll:
Prerequisite Requirement
Please list the course you have taken which meets the prerequisite requirement.
Please understand that being granted a prerequisite waiver does not guarantee you will be able to enroll in a class.You will be contacted via email or phone when a decision has been made about your request. Do not submit a request for BI 101 - this is a section reserved for Elementary Education majors. Select another section of BI101. Students must submit a prerequisite waiver form for Math classes only if the prerequisite has been taken in the past year. Otherwise, the student will need to take the ALEKS placement test either on their online student center or in the Enrollment Center.
Upload Transcript
*You will need to supply an official or unofficial transcript in order to have your prerequisite waiver considered.