Petitions

College level petitions

Students may submit a petition to the college for any of the reasons listed below. Students must complete the College Petition form and submit it to 204 Weil Hall. Instructions are included on the form. Petitions are reviewed weekly, and students will be notified by email of decisions. Incomplete petitions will not be reviewed. Complete petitions that are submitted by 5:00 on Monday will be reviewed on Thursday. Download the College Petition form: College Petition

  • Requesting an additional drop
  • Dropping a class after the deadline♦
  • Withdrawing from all classes after the deadline
  • Increasing maximum allowed credits
  • Dual enrolling at another institution
  • Waiving the 30 hour residency requirement
  • Course equivalencies

Petitions to drop a class after the deadline will be considered ONLY if the student has not taken the final exam.

INNOVATION ACADEMY Petitions

Innovation Academy students should not use the College Petition form above. Instead, please contact Dr. Janna Underhill, Director of Advising for information and guidance.

Medical petitions

Petitions based on documented medical issues are heard by the Medical Petitions Committee housed in the Dean of Students Office (DSO) in Criser Hall. Your engineering advisor can provide guidance on how to submit these petitions, or you can work directly with DSO.

Download the medical petitions forms and instructions:  Medical Petitions

Summer requirement waiver petitions

The summer hours requirement may be waived for students who complete an internship, research or study abroad program in the summer term. the requirement may also be waived for military service, documented financial hardship, or other extenuating circumstances. This is a short-form petition. It does require documentation and your major department’s support.

Do not submit the petition until you have completed your internship, research or study abroad.

Download the summer waiver petition form: Summer Petition

Other student petitions

Petitions that do not fall under the purview of college or medical petitions are heard by the University Student Petitions Committee. The committee meets every Tuesday, and reviews complete petitions that are submitted by the previous Friday. Please talk with your Academic Advisor if you have an extenuating circumstance that might warrant a petition. Download the Student Petitions form.

These petitions require an Interviewing Officer Statement from your college. Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Interviewing Officers are:

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AFFAIRS DEPARTMENTAL ADVISORS
Dr. Janna Underhill

Deborah Mayhew
(currently serving on committee,
so not writing interviews
)

Maureen Cox

Andrea Fabic

Jennifer Gove-Cooper

Joel Parker

Matt Williams

Cynthia Sain (Chemical Engineering)

Allison Gatsche (Computer Engineering)

Nicole Young (Electrical Engineering)

Heather Nemeth (Industrial and Systems Engineering)

Martha McDonald (Materials Science & Engineering)
Jordan Williams (Materials Science & Engineering)

If your department is not on the list, please see a
college advisor for an Interviewing Officer statement.