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).

    OVER

    ReinstatementAppealIfYouHaveanAcademicDismissal

    HELPFULTIPSFORPREPARINGYOURAPPEALForPersonalStatement: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,proof

    ofemploymentrelatedissues(e.g.,letterfromemployer,paystubsshowingchangesinhours),lettersfromcommunity/religiousleaderswhoknowyoursituation.

    b) Lettersthataresubmittedasdocumentationshouldbeofficial,onletterhead/stationery,andhaveasignature.c) Documentdatesshouldmatchthetimeperioddescribedinyourpersonalstatement.

    MeetingwithCounselor:Thisisanopportunitytodiscussissuesrelatedtoyouracademicsuccess.Tobestusethistime,comepreparedwithyourcompletedappealform,yourstatement,andcopiesofyourdocuments.

    PleasechoosethetypeofappealyouneedandfollowtheinstructionsbelowBEFOREmeetingwithaCounselor.

    (CheckoffBoxesaretohelpyoukeeptrack.)

  • ONCEADECISIONHASBEENMADEBYTHECOMMITTEEONACADEMICSTANDING,THEREGISTRARSOFFICEWILLNOTIFYYOUBYEMAIL.

    ANINCOMPLETEAPPEALFORMWILLNOTBECONSIDEREDBYTHECOMMITTEEONACADEMIC

    STANDING.

    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