Administrative Academic Petitions:
Level 1 Appeal Process & Policies
The Office of the Registrar oversees administrative petitions regarding academic records, registration, and graduation for students seeking an exception to policy due to extenuating circumstances. Please click on the following boxes for more information.
For additional assistance, please contact Ryan Mills, the Petitions Student Advocate, at 801-626-6061 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For other types of appeals, please visit the University’s Student Petitions, Complaints, & Grievances website:
What are my rights as a student?
Students have the right to due process for University decisions, including the right to file an appeal for administrative decisions regarding their academic record. Click here to learn more about your rights.
What policies can I petition?
Students may submit a petition to ask for an exception to policies related to their academic record, course registration, and institutional requirements for graduation. Click here to learn more about these policies.
Do I qualify for a petition?
We understand that unexpected circumstances sometimes arise that prevent students from successfully completing their academic requirements. Click here to learn more about what types of extenuating circumstances may qualify for a petition.
How do I submit a petition?
To have their case considered, students should submit the petition form, letter of explanation, and supporting documentation. Click here to learn more about the petition process and access the petition materials.