Registrar Appeals

Suspension Appeals (Appeal option only available for First Suspension)

Suspension Appeal Form (Please use Internet Explorer to fill out this form. Once complete, please submit appeal materials to the Records Counter)

Students on academic probation, not meeting the requirements of that probation, will be suspended for the next regular (16-week) semester. After one semester of suspension, a student must be readmitted in the Office of Records. Students placed on a first suspension have the option of appealing so that they do not have to "sit out" for a sixteen week semester.

Additional information about OCCC Academic Standards

To be Appeal a First Academic Suspension students must submit the following:

  • A completed Suspension Appeal Form
  • Typed letter explaining circumstances which affected the student's academic success.
  • Documentation to support circumstances of the appeal.

Spring 2018 Suspension Appeal Dates

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Suspension Appeal
Friday, January 5 Thursday, January 4, at 12:00pm
Friday, January 12  Thursday, January 11 at 12:00pm

Summer 2018 Suspension Appeal Dates

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Suspension Appeal
Friday, May 25 Thursday, May 24, at 12:00pm
Friday, June 1 Thursday, May 31, at 12:00pm

Fall 2018 Suspension Appeal Dates

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Suspension Appeal
Friday, July 13 Thursday, July 12 at 12:00pm
Friday, August 10 Thursday, August 9 at 12:00pm
Friday, August 17 Thursday, August 16 at 12:00pm

 

Late Withdrawal Appeals

Late Withdrawal Appeal Form (Please use Internet Explorer to fill out this form. Once complete, please submit appeal materials to the Records Counter)

Students may petition to withdraw after the add/drop or withdrawal deadline if an emergency situation exists. An emergency is defined as an extraordinary and unforeseen event (such as an illness requiring hospitalization, work transfer to another state) that occurred after the add/drop or withdrawal deadline and/or prevented the student from withdrawing by the deadline.

To be considered for a Late Withdrawal, students must submit the following:

  • A completed Late Withdrawal Appeal Form
  • Typed letter explaining the circumstances which prevented timely withdrawal from courses. 
  • Documentation to support circumstances of the appeal.

The appeal will be reviewed by a committee and the committee’s decision will be final.

Late Withdrawal Appeal Committee meetings.

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Withdrawal Appeal
Last Wednesday of Every Month Tuesday before meeting, by 12:00pm
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Tuesday, January 2, by 12:00pm
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Tuesday, August 7, by 12:00pm


Appeals filed more than 90 days after the semester in question will not be accepted.