Academic Standards Committee Petition
Undergraduate students wishing to petition for a waiver of academic rules regarding matters of probation, suspension, dismissal, and other rules and regulations related to academic progress and graduation, should submit a petition to the Academic Standards Committee. This committee is composed of faculty and students and serves as a referral body for these issues. Students wishing to submit a petition should follow the directions below. For more detailed information regarding the petitioning process, students should visit his/her college's deans office or the Office of the Registrar.
- Download a petition form. This form is for undergraduate students only. To view or print, you must have Adobe Reader (free download).
- Follow all directions outlined on page 1 of the petition. Letters of recommendation are needed for some types of petitions, thus it is recommended to start early to ensure your petition is complete.
- Submit petition by deadline. All petitions should reach the Office of the Registrar by 4:00 p.m. 3 working days preceding the meeting of the Committee on Academic Standards. Petitions received after a meeting time will be considered at the next available meeting date of the committee. See Academic Standards Committe Calendar for meeting dates.
- Committee will notify you by e-mail. To ensure you are informed of the committee's action regarding your request, please be sure to submit a correct e-mail address on page 1 of the petition.