PM D-Clearance Request Form
D-Clearance stands for departmental clearance.  Classes with a "D" in the section number i.e. 41073D, have D-clearance restrictions and students must request and receive clearance before registration. Section numbers with "R" are not restricted and are open for graduate students to directly register in.

This form only allows for up to three (3) D-Clearance requests for courses with the PM prefix per form.

Do not use this form for any MPH Online course, noted with a yellow triangle. Students may contact Chrystal Martinez to petition to enroll in MPH Online classes under section 407 at

For MPH courses such as PM 502 and PM 508, please email Linda Mendoza Lopez for D-clearance at

For courses outside of PPHS, please contact the appropriate department. D-clearance information can be found by searching for the department on the Schedule of Classes:

D-Clearance requests are only accepted through this online form and will not be accepted through email. Please allow 5-7 business days for processing.

For questions, please contact Laura Sims, PPHS Administrative Assistant, via email at

Important Dates for Fall 2023 Registration

PPHS students will receive priority for D-clearance which will begin on Monday, March 27th til the Add/Drop deadline.

Non-PPHS students will be given D-Clearance starting - June 1

The Add/Drop deadline for Fall 2023 under Session 046, is Monday, September 11th.

Clearance will be granted on an on-going basis from the dates above.
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