Georgia Institute of Technology

Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Petitions (Fall Petitions Subcommittee) Summary

Wednesday, October 18, 2006


Present: Schatz (PHYS), Webster (CEE), Benkeser (BME)        


Visitors: Johnson-Marshall (ODOS)      




1.      Student Petitions Considered and Voted-Upon by the Committee

The committee reviewed 2 written appeals and 29 new petitions. All were approved except as noted:


1-appeal late medical withdrawal from Spring 2006

1-late medical withdrawal from Summer 2006

2-late withdrawal from Fall 2005 (1 DENIED)

1-late medical withdrawal Fall 2006 and return Spring 2007

1-readmit Spring 2007 after withdrawing Fall 2006 (DENIED)

1-late medical withdrawals from Fall 2005, Spring 2006, and Summer 2006 (DENIED)

1-request to receive Humanities credit for Russian 1001

3-waiver of 10-year rule

3-readmit after a second drop (2 DENIED)

1-late withdrawal from course in Summer 2006 (DENIED)

1-removal of W grades from Fall 2006 (DENIED)

1-waiver of 36-hour rule

1-waiver of 36-hour rule to take Humanities at another institution (approved conditionally)

1-retroactive permission for concurrent enrollment and waiver of 36-hour rule

1-receive transfer credit for course after having failed it at Tech (DENIED)

1-receive Humanities credit for LCC 4404/CS 4803 (DENIED)

1-late selective withdrawal from Summer 2006 courses (DENIED)

1-restore honors at graduation status

1-replace German 2002 degree requirement with an elective course

1-readmit after first drop (DENIED)

1-use D in Math 1502 after having failed it in second attempt

1-change grade basis of course in Fall 2006 from pass/fail to letter grade

1-permission to take two Math courses simultaneously Spring 2007 (DENIED)


3-petitions were tabled (2 new and 1 written appeal)


2.      Petitions Handled by Administrative Decision

The following petitions met the guidelines for “Administrative Action,” and were decided by the registrar under the authority granted to her by the Committee. All were approved except as noted:


29-readmit after first drop

1-readmit Spring 2007 after withdrawing Fall 2006

1-readmit Spring 2007 after withdrawing (canceling) Fall 2006




Reta Pikowsky



10/25/2006 4:10:25 PM