Spring 2024 consortium requests will be accepted no later than December 1, 2023.
Consortium requests will be processed prior to the end of the fall 2023 semester; requests will not be accepted past the aforementioned deadline.
Consortium registration is not guaranteed – courses may be closed, or subject to approval from the Dean/department at the visited institution. The Washington Metropolitan Area Consortium of Universities is a cooperative arrangement in post-secondary education that is designed to permit the sharing of academic resources by member institutions and to offer qualified students the opportunity to enroll at other institutions for courses not available on their own campus.
To initiate the evaluation and approval process, please download and complete by following the instructions on the Consortium Registration form, which includes the Consortium Equivalent Approval form. Please use this combination CRF form found on the Chemistry Department’s website.
- The student must upload their completed, combination CRF form, along with the reason for taking the course somewhere other than GW, and the course syllabus to the GW Department of Chemistry using their department’s internal Request Form that can be found at the bottom of this page.
- Please complete one internal Request Form for each institution you want to have evaluated. Students are encouraged to submit multiple institutions’ course requests in case a course is fully enrolled. Please reach out to the Chemistry Department if no syllabus is available.
- The internal Request Form must be completed in its entirety even though some of the questions/content may be duplicates of the combination CRF form.
- Please allow at least two weeks for this process. The student should give themselves enough time as it may take more than one attempt to find an equivalent course.
- For assistance on getting a better sense of whether their request will be approved or not, the student may reach out to the Chemistry department at [email protected] to request a copy of a syllabus to compare to the transfer course prior to submitting their evaluation request.
- Students should check their Degree Map to ensure their Consortium class grade has been posted.
Important key points to remember:
- The combination CRF form submitted to the Chemistry Department must be accompanied by the course syllabus in order for the request to be considered.
- The course description cannot be accepted in place of the course syllabus.
- Please reach out to the Chemistry Department if no syllabus is available.
- The course syllabus should have the class materials, textbook information, and lab manuals listed.
- The chapters should be named or titled so the Chemistry Department knows which topics are covered.
- Lab portions should identify the specific experiments performed.
- Online and hybrid laboratory courses are not permitted for the fall and spring semesters.
- Consortium registration requests course MUST be approved prior to taking that course at an institution outside GW.
Complete the Consortium Registration Form with the Department of Chemistry
Please complete the Consortium Registration Form and upload the required syllabi when prompted.