Please allow 24 - 72 business hours to process the background waivers.

To be filled out by Student:

I certify by submitting this form that I have had less than two years of instruction in the language noted (including ZERO years) or it has been more than five years since I have taken a language course. I understand that if this is not the case, I can be charged with academic misconduct for giving incorrect information for academic advantage.

NOTE: Native and heritage speakers, please see official Native Speaker Policy by clicking here.

Disclaimer: This page is currently under construction. To submit a Statement of Background Waiver,

please email with the details below:

Language :

First name :

Last name :


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