2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin

Petition for Unit-Level Exceptions

  • Graduate units that wish to be considered for an exception to University policy must provide a request to the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies that includes a rationale for the variance.
  • The Associate Provost will consider the petition and will notify the unit of the decision. A unit whose petition is denied by the Associate Provost has the right to request that the matter be referred to the Graduate Council for review.
  • Graduate Council may recommend that the Associate Provost reconsider the request in consultation with the Provost. The Associate Provost will make a final determination and report to the Graduate Council on all petitions and outcomes.
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