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Dismissal Appeal Form

Complete this appeal form if you believe there are valid reasons to review your dismissal. This appeal will be reviewed by the Academic Standing and Honors Committee of the University Senate. If your appeal is approved, you will be allowed to continue at Oakland University on a semester-by-semester basis. You will become part of the Dismissal Option Status Program and must meet all requirements of that status as prescribed by the Academic Standing and Honors Committee. Summer 2016 dismissal appeals must be received by Friday, May 6, 2016 by 4 p.m. Appeals will not be accepted after this date. The Academic Standing and Honors Committee will meet Tuesday, May 10, 2016 to consider all appeals. 

If you appeal your dismissal, you should continue to attend classes until you have been notified of the action taken on your appeal. In the event that your appeal is denied, there is no appeal to the final decision that has been decided. If you decide not to appeal your dismissal or if your appeal is denied, you will be withdrawn from all courses for the Summer/Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 semester(s)

Documents supporting your claims MUST be provided by the due date shown on your letter. Documents supporting your claims must be provided by the deadline date. Documentation should be on professional stationery or forms including the following: 
  • Your name,
  • The date(s) and nature of circumstances
  • Signature, address, and telephone number of the person providing the information

Additional documentation can be submitted by email to registra@oakland.edu, in person, or mailed to the following address:

Office of the Registrar
Oakland University
101 O’Dowd Hall
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4401
ATTN: Robin White

If you have been absent from the university for six or more years, or if you have been dismissed for unsatisfactory academic progress, apply for readmission through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. 

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Provide the last four digits of your Grizzly ID number.
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If your appeal is approved, what will be your first term of enrollment in Dismissal Option Status?
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What courses do you plan to take during that semester?

Example:
Class 1
: course name, course reference number (CRN), course number, number of credits
Class 2: course name, course reference number (CRN), course number, number of credits
Class 3: course name, course reference number (CRN), course number, number of credits
Class 4: course name, course reference number (CRN), course number, number of credits

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1. Please explain any circumstances that influenced you earning grades below 2.0. Be as specific as possible. Be sure to discuss all semesters during which you earned grades of below 2.0.
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2.  You were placed on academic probation for at least one semester before being dismissed.  Explain briefly, but specifically, the steps you took to improve your academic standing while on academic probation.
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3.  Describe briefly, but specifically, the changes you intend to make in your academic/work/personal life which will improve your academic standing if your appeal is approved.
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Upload any documents that support your answers to questions 1, 2 or 3.
(Allowed extensions: *.doc, *.docx, *.pdf, *.rtf, *.txt)
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I hereby petition the Academic Standing and Honors Committee to defer my dismissal and allow me to continue at Oakland University in Dismissal Option Status.
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