The Academic Standing Committee (ASC) in the College of Liberal Arts determines status when a student’s GPA falls below 2.00 or the student does not, at the end of the academic year, successfully complete the proper multiple of at least 12 credits. Students can submit petitions to the faculty for issues that fall outside of regular academic policy.
For 2012/13, the ASC is Comprised of the Following Individuals
- Dean of the CLA, Jonathan Levin or his Represenative
- Associate Dean of Academic Services, Melissa Nicolas
- Associate Dean of Campus Life Sara Waldron or her representative
- Faculty Members - Kathleen Madden (chair), Catherine Keyser, Raymond Stein and Seung-Kee Lee
- University Registrar, Horace Tate
- Two Student Representatives – Dylan Jones and Kelsey Shannon
The Academic Standing Committee in the College of Liberal Arts determines a student’s status when his or her GPA falls below 2.00 or when he or she does not successfully complete at least 12 academic credits per semester. Student can submit petitions to the committee requesting and exemption to an academic policy. Th committee meets every other week during the course of the semester to consider these petitions.
- Appeal to a required leave of absence or a required withdrawal at the end of a semester
- Retroactive medical withdrawal of all classes for a previous semester
- Request for an extended incomplete (6 week maximum)
- Request to withdraw from course after the end of the withdrawal period
- Late additions to a course after the end of the add/drop period
- Late requests to add an Internship
- Request to exceed credit limit restrictions
- Re-Entry Application after required leave or more than one year leave
Students requesting an exception to academic rule must officially file a petition to the faculty. Students should submit a well-written and substantial document to support their request, and they should secure appropriate signatures/and or letters or support. Exceptions are not granted as a matter of course but are sometimes granted in the presence of unusual or extenuating circumstances. Thus, in their petition, student should give a clear explanation why the exception is warranted. Petitions must ne filed in accordance with the dates below. Any supporting documents should be submitted to the Office of Academic Services (BC-114).
Petitions and supporting documentation for Spring 2013 meeting dates, should be submitted by 9:00 am on the following dates:
February 4- closed
February 18- closed
March 4- closed