Please contact the Director of Academic Advising, Rob Jacks ( if you have any questions about the forms available below.


Schedule for 2020 Academic Suspension Appeals

Academic suspensions may be appealed using the University Academic Appeals Petition posted above. Suspension appeals are for addressing unusual and extenuating circumstances that have prevented students from raising their GPA to the required level. Students who wish to submit a suspension appeal must submit specific documents in support of the appeal to CAUS Academic Affairs located in the Dean’s office (Cowgill 202) according to the following deadlines:

Spring 2020 appeal documents must be received by:

  • January 9th, 2020 at 12noon to be heard at the Jan 15th University Appeals Committee meeting.

Fall 2020 appeal documents must be received by:

  • June 17th, 2020 at 12noon to be heard at the June 24th University Appeals Committee meeting.

Deadlines associated with future dates of enrollment will be available once appeal committee meetings are set.


  • Petition
  • Personal statement identifying the issue(s) and what is being done to make amends
  • Support letter from a campus service such as Cook Counseling, Schiffert, Dean of Students, or Services for Students with Disabilities.
  • Support letter from a private practitioner
  • Support letter from Academic Advisor