The Academic Petitions Committee

The Academic Petitions Committee (APC) meets each academic term to review petitions from undergraduate students submitted by the deadline prior to the respective meeting.

The deadline for petitions to be reinstated by Spring 2017 is Thursday, January 5, 2017. The deadline for petitions to be reinstated by Summer 2017 is Thursday, May 25, 2017. The deadline for petitions to be reinstated by Fall 2017 is Thursday, August 3, 2017. Petitions received after these dates will be reviewed for the following semester. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Hernandez at or (661) 654-2753.

1. For all petitions, please read the General Guidelines below and then complete the Petition for Exception form.

2a. Students seeking readmission or immediate reinstatement after disqualification

Note: Students must clear up all transfer "RD" grades before submitting their petitions and must include an unofficial transcript of any transfer work taken since disqualification.

i. Academically disqualified undergraduate students who have satisfied one of the conditions for reinstatement according to the CSUB catalog (Readmission of Academically Disqualified Undergraduate Students) must submit the Petition for Exception Form.

ii. Academically dismissed undergraduate students who have not satisfied one of the conditions in the catalog must submit the Petition for Exception form above.

2b. For petitions other than those for readmission or immediate reinstatement, please click on the guidelines for the appropriate petition below.

3. Students requesting to take a course or requirement beyond a third attempt

Academic Petitions Committee

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Education Building, Room 242
Bakersfield, CA  93311

Dr. Vandana Kohli
Associate Dean, Undergraduate & Graduate Studies
Phone: (661)654-2753

Petition Due Dates

Spring 2017:  Thursday, January 5, 2017

Summer 2017:  Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fall 2017: Thursday, August 3, 2017