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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 our Petitions Student Advocates at 801-626-6061 or

For other types of appeals, please visit the University’s Student Petitions, Complaints, & Grievances website:

Other Appeals

Academic Renewal

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.

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WICHE Passport

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.

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COVID-19 Spring 2020

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.

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COVID-19 Spring 2020

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.

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