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Registrar Appeals

Suspension Appeals (Appeal option only available for First Suspension)

Students wishing to appeal their academic suspension may submit their Suspension Appeal Form. Your Appeal will be reviewed by the Suspension Appeal Committee. You will be notified through your OCCC Email after the Committee has made a decision. 

Students on academic probation, not meeting the requirements of that probation, will be suspended for the next regular (16-week) semester. After one semester of suspension, a student must be readmitted in the Office of Records. Students placed on a first suspension have the option of appealing so that they do not have to "sit out" for a sixteen week semester.

Additional information about OCCC Academic Standards

To be Appeal a First Academic Suspension students must submit the following:

  • A completed Suspension Appeal Form
  • Typed letter explaining circumstances which affected the student's academic success.

Spring 2020 Suspension Appeal Dates

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Suspension Appeal
Friday, January 3 Thursday, January 2, at 12:00pm
Friday, January 10  Thursday, January 9 at 12:00pm
Friday, January 17th Thursday, January 16 at 12:00 pm

Summer 2020 Suspension Appeal Dates

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Suspension Appeal
Friday, May 22 Thursday, May 21, at 12:00pm
Friday, May 29 Thursday, May 28, at 12:00pm

Fall 2020 Suspension Appeal Dates

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Suspension Appeal
Friday, July 10 (International Students ONLY) Thursday, July 9 at 12:00pm
Friday, July 31 Thursday, July 30 at 12:00pm
Friday, August 7 Thursday, August 6 at 12:00pm
Friday, August 14 Thursday, August 13 at 12:00pm
Friday, October 9 (Late 8 Week) Thursday, October 8 at 12:00pm

 
Late Withdrawal Appeals

Students needing to petition for Late Withdrawal from courses may submit their Late Withdrawal Appeal Form. Your Appeal will be reviewed by the Late Withdrawal Appeal Committee. You will be notified through your OCCC Email after the Committee has made a decision. 

Students may petition to withdraw after the add/drop or withdrawal deadline if an emergency situation exists. An emergency is defined as an extraordinary and unforeseen event (such as an illness requiring hospitalization, work transfer to another state) that occurred after the add/drop or withdrawal deadline and/or prevented the student from withdrawing by the deadline.

To be considered for a Late Withdrawal, students must submit the following:

  • A completed Late Withdrawal Appeal Form
  • Typed letter explaining the circumstances which prevented timely withdrawal from courses. 
  • Documentation to support circumstances of the appeal.

 Late Withdrawal Appeal Committee meetings:

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Withdrawal Appeal
Last Wednesday of Every Month Tuesday before meeting, by 12:00pm

The appeal will be reviewed by a committee and the committee’s decision will be final.

Late Withdrawal Appeals will not be accepted for the current semester until the final grades are posted on the transcript.

Semester  Deadline
Fall semester Last Tuesday in March by 12:00 pm
Spring semester Last Tuesday in August by 12:00 pm
Summer semester Last Tuesday in October by 12:00 pm

Appeals filed more than 90 days after the semester in question will not be accepted. 

Residency Appeals

Students needing to petition for In-State tuition classification may submit their residency appeal form Residency Petition

ALL DOCUMENTS CAN BE UPLOADED AND SUBMITTED WITH THE APPEAL. NO DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON. 

Residency Appeals Committee meetings: 

Appeal Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Residency Appeal
Weekly Appeals for the current semester will be taken through the end of the semester.

Your appeal will be reviewed by the Residency Committee. Please note, approval begins for the current semester. It will not apply to previous semesters. You will be notified through your OCCC email after the committee has made a decision. Incomplete appeals will not be reviewed by the committee.