What Policies Can I Petition?
Students have the right to submit an administrative academic petition to request an exception to the following institutional academic policies:
What Policies are Not Part of this Petition Process?
General Education Exceptions
To request an exception to a General Education requirement, please contact the relevant person on the General Education Requirement Contact List. General Education requirements are overseen by the relevant academic departments and do not require an administrative academic petition.
To request an exception to a degree requirement for your major or minor, please contact the relevant academic department. Degree requirements are overseen by academic departments and do not require an administrative academic petition.
Grade Disputes, Academic Misconduct, and Selective Program Issues
To address non-administrative academic issues, please see the Academic Issues page. Relevant issues include disputing a final grade, sanctions regarding academic misconduct issues (academic honesty, plagiarism), or decisions regarding selective programs (program admissions, completion, or standing).
For information regarding appeals for other circumstances not listed here, please visit the University’s Student Petitions, Complaints, & Grievances website.