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The Academic Petitions Committee

 

Note: The deadline for petitions for readmission for Spring 2022 after disqualification is October 18, 2021. Petitions received after this date will be considered for Fall 2022 admission. If you have any questions, please contact Deisy Mascarinas at (661) 654-2355 or email dmascarinas@csub.eduAll documents should be submitted to the Academic Programs Office by email to dmascarinas@csub.edu.

Process for Petitions:  Petitions for Exception and Appeals for Academic Disqualification or Probation will be processed through email.

  1. Student initiates the petition/appeal request by emailing the completed form(s) with relevant documentation to their faculty or staff advisor.
  2. The faculty or staff advisor forwards the completed form(s) with relevant documentation via email to Deisy Mascarinas (dmascarinas@csub.edu) and indicates in the body of the email whether they support or do not support the student’s request.
  3. The Academic Petitions Committee will reach a decision within 2 weeks. The Associate Dean will give the final approval/denial, and responses will be sent by email to the student, Registrar, and anyone else if required.

Click on the links below for more information about each type of Petition for Exception.

1.  Modification of general education requirements and/or return to an earlier catalog for graduation purposes.

2.  Readmission after academic disqualification.

3.  Repetition of Coursework beyond the 28-unit combined limit for courses (i) 16 semester units of repeated with grade forgiveness, and (ii) 12 semester units of courses repeated but not with grade forgiveness.

4.  Withdrawals ("W" grades) from courses beyond the 18 semester unit limit.

5.  Removal of coursework, more than 5 years old, that is preventing graduation on a timely basis because the GPA is less than 2.0 (Academic Renewal).

6.  Take a course or requirement beyond a third attempt.

7.  Appeal academic disqualification or probation.


1.  Modification of general education requirements and/or return to an earlier catalog for graduation purposes.

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Read the Return to an Earlier Catalog Instructions.

c.  Complete the Petition for Exception Form.

2.  Readmission after academic disqualification.

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Read the Readmission of Dismissed Students instructions.  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.

c.  Complete the Petition for Exception Form.

3.  Repetition of Coursework beyond the 28-unit combined limit for courses (i) 16 semester units of repeated with grade forgiveness, and (ii) 12 semester units of courses repeated but not with grade forgiveness.

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Complete the Petition for Exception Form.

c.  Complete the Petition for Additional Repetition of Courses.

4.  Withdrawals ("W" grades) from courses beyond the 18 semester unit limit.

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Complete the Petition for Exception Form.

c.  Complete the Additional Withdrawals ("W" grades) Beyond the 18 Unit Limit Form.

5.  Removal of coursework, more than 5 years old, that is preventing graduation on a timely basis because the GPA is less than 2.0 (Academic Renewal).

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Complete the Petition for Exception Form.

c.  Complete the Academic Renewal Form.

6.  Take a course or requirement beyond a third attempt.

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Complete the Petition for Exception Form.

c.  Complete the Repetition of Course Beyond 3rd Attempt Form.

7.  Appeal academic disqualification or probation.

a.  Read the General Guidelines for all Petitions.

b.  Complete the Appeal of Academic Disqualification or Probation Form.



Academic Petitions Committee

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

Dr. Luis Vega
Interim Associate Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies

Petition Priority Deadlines

Spring 2022:  October 18, 2021

Fall 2022: May 20, 2022