Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Petitions (Full Committee)

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


Present: Bottomley (CHEM), Seitzman (AE), Ferri (ME), Isbell (CoC), Pikowsky (REG)


Visitors: Senft (REG), Marshall (ODOS)




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

All were approved except as noted:


3-   36-hour rule waiver (1 Denied, 1 Tabled)

1-   Readmit after second drop (1 Denied)

9-   Term withdrawal (3 Denied, 1 Tabled)

5-   Selective withdrawal (2 Denied, 1 Tabled)

1-   Change grade mode (1 Denied)

2-   Registration hour overload requests (1 Denied)

1-      Use non-calculus based Physics towards degree requirement (1 Denied)

(allow transfer credit for a course that is not considered transferable)

1-   Change registration from 1 to 3 hours

1-   Readmit after third drop


2.  Petitions reviewed and voted on via Email

All were approved except as noted:


2-   Registration hour overload requests for SU11

1-   Selective withdrawal from PHYS2212 from SU11


  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:


6- 10-year rule waiver

1-   Use “D” in MATH1501 to meet degree requirement

1-   Return for the Fall 2011 term after withdrawing from the Summer 2011 term

2-   Academic Renewal

1-   Use repeated Music course toward degree requirement (registration error)

1-   Use excess pass-fail hours towards degree

1-    Readmit after 1st drop for the SU11 term

14-  Readmit after 1st drop for the FA11 term

2-   Reinstate course dropped in error

1-   Use D grade in first attempt at course despite failing it on the second try

1-   Be allowed to count course towards Humanities




Reta Pikowsky