The purpose of the Academic Standards Committee is to make recommendations for changes in academic policy and to serve as the body that hears and acts upon student appeals and grievances of an academic nature. The Committee also votes to grant or deny petition requests to:
- Change grades that have been recorded
- Waive graduation requirements
- Substitute courses
- Withdraw from a class after the official withdrawal date
- Change an official transcript or enrollment record
Petition forms are available online at lowercolumbia.edu/students/forms.
For more information, refer to the Academic Policies and Records section of the Academic Catalog.