Physics Student Forms & Resources

This page contains forms and resources for the Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Bachelor of Science in Physics.

  1. Natural Sciences Info Board
  2. Application
  3. Registration & sign-up
  4. Petitions
  5. Academic planning resources

Natural Sciences Info Board

Learn more about courses, programs, groups and events, as well as career opportunities, scholarships and other student resources on the Natural Sciences Info Board.


Registration & sign-up forms

  • BPHYS 498/499 Registration Request. Once you have discussed your research or independent study plans with your instructor, fill out this form to request registration for the credit. Please allow two weeks for processing.
  • Symposium Presentation Sign-up. Use this form to sign up for a research symposium event (always on Friday of finals week each quarter).
  • Physics Student Mailing List Subscribe/Unsubscribe. Subscribe to the Physics Student Mailing List to receive advising reminders and announcements, as well as information on events, courses, research, internships, jobs, scholarships, clubs, and other resources.
  • Course Repeat Request. If you have taken a course twice or more, you must complete this form to request registration for that course.


Use this form when you want to use a transfer course or other non-standard option for a major or minor requirement. Substitutions are considered on a case-by-case basis. You must submit supporting documentation such as a syllabus, a detailed letter from your instructor/supervisor, or a similar document that thoroughly explains the content of the course or experience. Please allow three weeks for processing.

This petition is for Physics-specific requirements. For General Education requirements (Writing, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Diversity), please contact your advisor directly.

Academic planning resources

  • Physics Orientation Slideshow. Not sure where to start? Here is the most recent orientation presentation for Physics students.
  • Physics Curriculum Overview page. Visit this page for an accessible text-based list of each degree’s requirements and courses.
  • BPHYS course descriptions page. Visit this page to read about content and prerequisites for Physics courses at UW Bothell.
  • Physics Planning Worksheet for Transfers
  • B.A. in Physics Degree Checklist
  • B.S. in Physics Degree Checklist
  • Physics curriculum flowchart. Use this flowchart for a visual version of how the Physics courses lead into each other.
  • Course Planning Worksheet. Use this simple planning sheet together with a Degree Checklist and Curriculum Flowchart to figure out your academic plan.
  • MyPlan web app. Use this tool to search for courses, plan out your schedule, and review your degree audit. Check your degree audit at least once per quarter to ensure that your courses are counting properly in our system.