To begin a major change or major addition request, please click here

  • You will receive an email with detailed instructions including tasks for completing your request to add or change your major. Throughout the process you may be notified if additional actions are required.

  • The tasks will include meeting with a departmental advisor for your new major, attending or completing a workshop, and submitting a graduation plan. 

  • Once you complete all of the tasks listed in the system and your graduation plan has been approved, your major will be changed or added.

  • These requests may take up to 15 business days to process. 

*Students on academic probation/dismissal, student athletes and other designated student populations will be required to schedule an appointment with a BSOS College Advisor to finalize their major change or addition.

If you have any questions, please contact us so we can help.



Students wishing to add a second major or degree must be in good academic standing at the University of Maryland.

The university encourages students to complete their degrees in four years or 130 credits. Students wishing to declare a second major or degree will need to complete a plan that demonstrates their ability to successfully complete the major requirements in eight (8) semesters (four years).