College Advising Office (ESSC)

Petitions

Petitions are submitted when you want to request a waiver or exception from a program, CEHS, College of Graduate Studies or University requirement. All petitions should be submitted to the Advising Office. There are three types of petitions for undergraduates and post-baccalaureates:

 

Petition Deadline:

CEHS Petitions submitted by the second Thursday of each month will usually be considered by the end of the month. Petitioners will be notified of petition decisions by letter. Graduate College and University Petitions are reviewed monthly during fall and spring semesters.

Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  Type of Request   Petition to Use
Change a grade for a College course that has gone from an Incomplete, NA, or X to an F (for courses in other college, use petition form for that college) CEHS PETITION (must also include a CHANGE OF GRADE form signed by course instructor, department chair, and associate dean of college)  
Extend an Incomplete deadline in a College course after the deadline has passed (before the deadline, a memo from the instructor to the Registrar will be acceptable) (for courses in other college, use petition form for that college)   CEHS PETITION
Late Add/Register/Re-Register after Friday of second week of term   CEHS PETITION
Late Withdrawal from a course after 9th week of term   CEHS PETITION
Practicum request (e.g., waive, late application, special placement)   CEHS PETITION
Student Teaching request (e.g., waive, late application, special placement, take course during student teaching, repeat student teaching)   CEHS PETITION
Substitute a course for a course required in your program   CEHS PETITION
Take Community College course as Transient Student after achieving Junior status or above   UNIVERSITY PETITION
Waive a course required in your program   CEHS PETITION  
Waive a General Education Requirement   UNIVERSITY PETITION
Waive a University Requirement   UNIVERSITY PETITION
Waive College of Education Requirement CEHS PETITION  
Waive University Residency Requirement that final 30 hours in degree program must be taken at CSU   UNIVERSITY PETITION
Other See Academic Advisor in JH 170  

Graduate Students

Type of Request Petition to Use
Change a grade that has gone from an Incomplete, NA, or X to an F GRAD COLLEGE PETITION (must also include a CHANGE OF GRADE form signed by course instructor, department chair, and associate dean of college)  
Exit requirement request (relating to Comprehensive Exam, Thesis, Project, Dissertation) CEHS PETITION  
Extend 6 year Statute of Limitation for Completing Master's program CEHS PETITION (must also include Course Relevancy form for each course beyond 6-yr. limit; in addition, Graduate Credit Transfer form must be completed if courses beyond limit are from another institution)  
Extend an Incomplete deadline after the deadline has passed GRAD COLLEGE PETITION  
Late Add/Register/Re-Register after Friday of second week of term GRAD COLLEGE PETITION  
Late Withdrawal from a course after 9 th week of term GRAD COLLEGE PETITION  
Practicum request (e.g., waive, late application, special placement) CEHS PETITION  
Student Teaching request (e.g., waive, late application, special placement, take course during student teaching, repeat student teaching) CEHS PETITION  
Substitute a course for a course required in your program CEHS PETITION  
Waive a course required in your program CEHS PETITION  
Waive a Graduate College Requirement GRAD COLLEGE PETITION  
Waive College of Education Requirement CEHS PETITION  
Other See Academic Advisor JH 170