Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Petitions (Spring Petitions Subcommittee)

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Present: Hollengreen (ARCH), Economou (ARCH), Smith (ME), Loss (MATH), Scott (CEE) Goodisman (BIO), Mayor (ME), Stein (ODOS), Pikowsky (REG)


Supporting Staff:  Appel-Sillbaugh (ODOS), Moore (OP)





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

All were approved except as noted:


6- 36-hour rule waiver  (2 Denied, 1 Tabled)

5- Hour -overload registration request (1 Denied, 2 Tabled)

14- Term withdrawal  (3 Denied, 1 Tabled)

11- Selective withdrawal  (9 Denied)

2- Grade mode changes (1 Denied)


  1. 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:


1- Register course late for the Spring 2014 term

6- 10-year rule waiver

1- Registration adjustment of variable course hours

5- Readmit after 1st dismissal for the Summer or Fall 2014 terms  

6- Petition to return after withdrawing Spring 2014

1- Use transfer credit to meet degree requirement

1- Use FREN 2005 as a free elective

1- Use “C” instead of “F” toward degree

1- Term withdrawal

2- Level request (undergraduate seeking permission to take graduate-level classes)

1- Move/change graduation date

1- Use CETL 3000 as free elective

1- Move/change withdrawal date (1 Denied)







Reta Pikowsky