The Petition must be a written request. There is not a form or application.
1- The petition should include your name, W#, current mailing address and it should be typed rather than hand written.
2- The petition needs to explain what situation or event caused you to have the satisfactory progress problem that placed you in jeopardy of losing your financial aid or scholarship. If your petition is due to circumstances beyond your control, formal documentation is required to substantiate your circumstances and must be submitted with the letter of petition. Petitions should offer factual information and not be emotionally based.
3- Include an educational plan with your appeal letter and documentation. This plan can be from your department advisor or from WSU Cat Tracks. The plan should include how you intend to over come the problem.
4- Include your educational goals, such as, how many more semester hours you will need to obtain your degree, and provide a schedule of courses that will lead to that goal. You may add any information you feel has valid bearing on your case. Be factual, deal with the issues.
5- If your petition is a result of exceeding the Federal limit of attempted hours to attain a bachelors or associate degree, you must obtain a graduation evaluation from your department of study that states the courses and number of hours required to graduate. If your program of study requires more that the average number of hours, your department advisor must provide you with this information. These items must be submitted with the petition letter.
6- At the time you submit this petition you must meet with an advisor to address the petition. The Financial Aid & Scholarship Office is located at 1136 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408. Our office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00 to 5:00, Friday 8:00 to 4:30 and email address’s are email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
7- Petitions to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office must be submitted within one academic year after the event of issue being contested.