The following Appeals, Standing & Admissions Committees apply regulations governing standing in the Faculty, considers appeals against decisions of the Committee on Standing and other Committees and considers all issues related to undergraduate admission requirements and undergraduate admissions policy in the Faculty of Arts & Science. If you have any questions please contact Faculty Governance.
Committee on Standing
This committee applies regulations governing standing in the Faculty's courses and the undergraduate programs. It examines recommendations from Departments concerning a student’s standing in specific courses and considers all “petitions”. Note: If a particular petition requires a policy decision, the Chair of the Committee will submit the details of the case, without the name of the student, to the Council. It may recommend to the Arts & Science Council changes in policy and regulation.
Academic Appeals Board
The Academic Appeals Board considers appeals against decisions of the respective Committee on Standing and other Committees relating to petitions from students for exemptions from the application of academic regulations or of academic standards. (The Committee on Standing must consider a case twice before it can be appealed to the Board. An appeal must be launched as soon as possible and no later than 90 days after the second decisions). In appeals involving specific courses, the Academic Appeals Board of the division where the course is being offered shall resume jurisdiction of the case. Their respective decisions are final, but they may be appealed within 90 days to the Academic Appeals Committee of the Governing Council.
Committee on Admissions
The Committee on Admissions considers issues related to undergraduate admission requirements and updates and develops policy related to undergraduate admissions in the Faculty of Arts & Science, including matters related to admission standards, transfer credits, and extraordinary appeals against non-admissions referred by the Office of the Faculty Registrar.
Students who have applied to the Faculty of Arts & Science and wish to appeal their admission decision, or for general inquiries regarding admission to the Faculty of Arts & Science should contact email@example.com.