The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to helping each student reach his or her full academic potential. In rare and extenuating circumstances, students in the General College and College of Arts and Sciences may appeal to the Academic Advising Program for exception or variance from certain established policies and procedures. Submitting an appeal provides no guarantee of approval.
Deadlines and Notes
|Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Policy on Awarding of Undergraduate Degrees and Transcript Notations “related policies” regarding time limits to changes affecting transcripts|
|Standard appeals are due by 10:00 am on Mondays to be heard that same week. Appeals are not heard the week of December 25 and the week of July 4.|
|Appeals for retroactive drops or withdrawals that will affect eligibility for Summer Session I, 2017 are due by 10 am on Monday, May 8, 2017.
Appeals for retroactive drops or withdrawals that will affect eligibility for Summer Session II, 2017 are due by 10 am on Monday, June 19, 2017.
|Appeals affecting Fall eligibility and enrollment are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, August 4, 2017.|
|Students submitting an appeal that affects academic eligibility who are/were not enrolled on campus in the current or previous fall/spring semester must also apply for readmission by the readmission deadline in the event their appeal is approved.|
Appeal Types and Processes
|Course Drop and Withdrawal Appeals – appeals for course drops and withdrawals from current and past semesters|
|Probation Appeal – an appeal for probation from students who do not meet the automatic criteria|
|Grade Appeal – a request to change a course grade based on arithmetic or clerical error, arbitrariness, discrimination, harassment, or personal malice|
|Additional Semester Appeal – a request for a one semester extension of the eight semester limit on undergraduate study.
|Nontraditional Readmission Appeal – an appeal for readmission from students out five or more years who are not close to meeting current eligibility standards|