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Any appeal submitted for Student Records/Enrollment without proper supporting documentation, as outlined above,
will be automatically denied as incomplete/invalid and will not be reviewed by the Student Appeals Committee.
Certain items may not be appealed, and any such requests will be automatically denied as invalid. These include, but
are not limited to, the following:
o Academic Probation/Suspension status
o The Repeating Courses policy
o Complete removal from the transcript of grades or other data related to any course a student was enrolled as of
the relevant Census Date.
Financial Aid appeals are not handled via this form; please refer to the Financial Aid webpage for more information.
Grade appeals are not handled via this form; please consult with your instructor or Department Chair.
Medical Withdrawals are not handled via this form; please refer to the Office of the Registrar’s Withdrawals website for
more information on the medical withdrawal process, and complete the Application for Medical Withdrawal / Course
Load Reduction form to initiate a medical withdrawal.
All responses concerning appeal outcomes will be sent via Patriot email.
Waivers of non-resident tuition due to Excessive Hours granted via appeal are for a single semester only; students
requesting waivers in multiple semesters must re-appeal each semester.
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES AFFECTING DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS:
The circumstances listed in this section are the only scenarios in which a student is excused from some portion of the normal
Students appealing for a waiver of non-resident tuition charges due to excessive hours during their semester of
graduation are eligible for a one-time-only automatic approval. Submission of the Application for Graduation and
Application for Appeal (with typed statement) forms fulfills the requirements for this special approval.
Students applying for a waiver of non-resident tuition charges due to excessive hours outside their semester of
graduation, or who have previously exhausted their one-time automatic approval, must supply full supporting
documentation per normal procedures, as well as written confirmation from their Academic Advisor that all
courses enrolled in for the semester the waiver is being requested for are required for their degree plan.
Transient and Non-Degree Seeking students are excused from the degree plan requirement.
Freshman-level students still required to enroll through Academic Success may submit a UT Tyler Core Curriculum
Check-Off Sheet in place of a degree plan, and do not have to include an anticipated term of graduation.
Undecided undergraduate students, who are not freshman required to enroll through Academic Success, must submit a
core curriculum review and general summary of minimum upper-division requirements to earn a degree. These may be
obtained from academic advisors in the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center (FAC 2019- 2021).
Students appealing for a 6-Drop Exception Review must submit the typed letter listed as item II under Instructions on
the first page of this document. This letter must include a list of each “W” grade the student wishes to have reviewed
for an exception from the 6-Drop rule including the course prefix and number (EX. MATH 1314), the semester the
course was withdrawn from, what institution it was taken at in the case of transfer credits, and which exception each
course is to be reviewed under. Appropriate documentation must be supplied in support of the claimed exemption
reason for each course.
The 6-Drop policy, available exception reasons, and lists of appropriate/acceptable documentation for each reason can
be found online at the following website: http://www.uttyler.edu/registrar/policies/sixdroprule.php
For further information, review the Academic Grievances policy under the Undergraduate Academic Policies section of the
Catalog, which you can reference online at www.uttyler.edu/catalog.