Counseling Center Instructions for Appeals: The Counseling Center ...

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Counseling CenterInstructionsforAppeals:TheCounselingCenterhaspreparedtheseguidelinestohelpyoucompleteyourappeal.Weknowthiscanbeachallengingprocessandencourageyoutotakeyourtimetoprepareastrongcaseforyourappeal.FollowingtheseinstructionswillmakethisprocesseasierandSAVEYOUTIME.Step1:ObtaintheAPPEALFORM.Readtheformandfilloutyourname,address,etc.Step2:WriteandbringatypedcopyofyourPERSONALSTATEMENT.SeeaboveHELPFULTIPS.Step3:Makecopiesofyourdocumentsthatsupportyourstatement.SeeaboveHELPFULTIPS.Step4:CometotheCounselingCenter(S343)todiscussyourappealwithacounselor.Step5:TakecompletedappealformtotheRegistrar(S315). OVERReinstatementAppealIfYouHaveanAcademicDismissalHELPFULTIPSFORPREPARINGYOURAPPEALForPersonalStatement:APersonalStatementshouldinclude: Whathappenedinyourlifeduringthesemester(s)thataffectedyourgrades/attendance? Howhavethesecircumstanceschangedorimprovedsothattheywillnolongeraffectyourstudies? Whatwillyoudodifferentlytoimproveyouracademicsinthefuture?Whatresourcesareyougoingtouse?Examplesincludepersonalorimmediatefamilyillness(medical,psychological),legal,employmentchanges,deathofanimmediatefamilymember,academicfactors,etc.ForDocuments:DOCUMENTATIONISREQUIREDandisevidence/proofoflifecircumstance(s)beyondyourcontrolthatyoudescribedinyourpersonalstatement.Examplesinclude(butarenotlimitedto):a) healthcareproviderstatements,proofofillness/injury,accidentreports,deathcertificate,obituary,legalnotices,proofofemploymentrelatedissues(e.g.,letterfromemployer,paystubsshowingchangesinhours),lettersfromcommunity/religiousleaderswhoknowyoursituation.b) Lettersthataresubmittedasdocumentationshouldbeofficial,onletterhead/stationery,andhaveasignature.c) Documentdatesshouldmatchthetimeperioddescribedinyourpersonalstatement.MeetingwithCounselor:Thisisanopportunitytodiscussissuesrelatedtoyouracademicsuccess.Tobestusethistime,comepreparedwithyourcompletedappealform,yourstatement,andcopiesofyourdocuments.PleasechoosethetypeofappealyouneedandfollowtheinstructionsbelowBEFOREmeetingwithaCounselor.(CheckoffBoxesaretohelpyoukeeptrack.)ONCEADECISIONHASBEENMADEBYTHECOMMITTEEONACADEMICSTANDING,THEREGISTRARSOFFICEWILLNOTIFYYOUBYEMAIL.ANINCOMPLETEAPPEALFORMWILLNOTBECONSIDEREDBYTHECOMMITTEEONACADEMICSTANDING.NOAPPEALWILLBEPROCESSEDWITHOUTTHESIGNATUREOFTHESTUDENTANDTHESIGNATUREOFACOUNSELORINTHECOUNSELINGCENTER(ROOMS343).Step1:ObtaintheAPPEALFORM.Readtheformandfilloutyourname,address,etc.Step2:WriteandbringatypedcopyofyourPERSONALSTATEMENT.SeeHELPFULTIPSbox,page1.Specificallyinclude: Whatishappeninginyourlifethissemesterthatisaffectingyourgrades/attendance? Whywereyouunabletowithdrawbeforethedeadline?Step3:Makecopiesofyourdocumentsthatsupportyourstatement.SeeHELPFULTIPSbox,page1.Step4:CometotheCounselingCenter(S343)todiscussyourappealwithacounselor.Step5:Gettheprofessorssignatureontheappealform.Step6:TakecompletedappealformtotheRegistrar(S315).Step1:ObtaintheAPPEALFORM.Readtheformandfilloutyourname,address,etc.Step2:WriteandbringatypedcopyofyourPERSONALSTATEMENT.SeeHELPFULTIPSbox,page1.Specificallyincludewhathappenedinyourlifeduringthesemester(s)thataffectedyourgrades/attendanceinthecourse(s)underconsideration.Step3:Makecopiesofyourdocumentsthatsupportyourstatement.SeeHELPFULTIPSbox,page1.Step4:CometotheCounselingCenter(S343)todiscussyourappealwithacounselor.Step5:Gettheprofessorssignatureontheappealform(iftheprofessorisnolongerwiththecollege,theChairofthedepartmentmaysignontheprofessorsbehalf).Step6:TakecompletedappealformtotheRegistrar(S315). GradeAppealIfYouAreAppealingaFailedGrade (F,WU,FIN,R)WithdrawalAfterDeadlineIfYouWanttoDropaCurrentClass