What Policies Can I Petition?
Students have the right to submit an administrative 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 colleges and departments in a separate petition process.
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 in a separate petition process.
Grade Disputes, Academic Misconduct, and Selective Program Issues
To address 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). Academic issues are overseen by academic colleges and departments in a separate petition process.
For information regarding appeals for other circumstances not listed here, please visit the University’s Student Petitions, Complaints, & Grievances website.