Office of Student Success

Submitting Petitions During Virtual Instruction

Last Updated: 6/19/2020 at 2:20 p.m.

During the university's shift to virtual instruction through the end of fall 2020, you can still submit academic petitions. Please see below for instructions on how to submit different types of petitions. 

Paper Petitions

For all paper petitions:

  • ONLY submit a form if you are graduating in Spring 2020 or Summer 2020.
  • To complete the petition:
    • If it is a fillable PDF, please type in your responses.
    • If it is not a fillable form and you do not have a printer, please put all information requested into an email and attach the blank form.
  • To submit the petition:
    • After you fill out your part of the form, send it to each reviewer in the order listed and ask them to send it back to you after they review it. 
    • Once they send it back to you, send it to the next reviewer.
    • Once you receive all required approvals, email the form and all approvals to

General Academic Petitions

Use the new General Academic Petitions e-form to submit your petition. You can find the e-form on the Registrar's Office website

Course Substitutions

The Course Substitution Petition is now an e-form. Contact your academic advisor to begin the process.  


Petition to Withdraw for Serious and Compelling Reasons

Before submitting a withdrawal petition, you are encouraged to:

  • Consult with your faculty member for ways to complete your course requirements.
  • Consult with your advisor regarding the impact on your time to degree.
  • Consult with the Bronco Advising Center or Financial Aid & Scholarships to understand the impact on your financial aid package.

You can find the e-form on the Registrar's Office website

Petition to Waive Restriction on Course Repeats

Please complete this form with all requested information.

Petition to Request to Delay Graduation Form

Please complete this form with all requested information.

Graduation Writing Test Waiver

Due to COVID-19, the Graduation Writing Test requirement has been temporarily suspended. Students graduating in Spring or Summer 2020 will not be required to complete the test. For other students not graduating this Spring or Summer, more information will be coming soon.