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University Petition Information for CLAS Students

The university petitions process is available for students to request a waiver of a university regulation or deadline.
A university petition is used to request:

  • Retroactive Course Adds
  • Retroactive Course Drops
  • Retroactive Withdrawal (Nonmedical) from All Courses in a Term
  • Refund of Fees

Petition to withdraw retroactively from a previous semester for medical reasons

A Sub-Committee of the University Petitions Committee is available to consider petitions to withdraw retroactively from all classes from a previous semester for medical reasons only. If your retroactive withdrawal/drop is for selected classes or for non-medical reasons, please follow the guidelines above for University Petitions. Medical withdrawals include physical as well as psychological/emotional reasons, pertaining to the student or their immediate family, which includes mother, father, brother, sister. Immediate family may also include a spouse or child of the student.

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