Office of Student Success

Submitting Petitions During Virtual Instruction

Last Updated: 6/10/2021 at 1:45 p.m.

During the university's shift to virtual instruction, 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:

  • 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 registrar@cpp.edu.

General Academic Petitions

The General Academic Petition is now an e-form. Use a General Academic Petition for the following reasons:

  • Elective/Emphasis/Concentration Declarations if deviating from catalog or curriculum sheet
  • Study Abroad (IPC) course substitutions
  • Credit from non-regionally accredited institutions (after completion of 20 units at CPP)
  • Rescinding a previously submitted petition
  • Discontinued student petitions (graduate out of residency)
  • Any requests for catalog or specific policy​ exceptions

If you need to submit a General Academic Petition for any of the above reasons, contact your academic advisor to begin the process.   

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 Exceed Unit Cap

The Petition to Exceed Unit Cap is now an e-form. You can find the e-form on the Registrar's Office website

Petition to Waive Restrictions on Course Repeats

The Petition to Waive Restrictions on Course Repeats is now an e-form. You can find the e-form on the Registrar's Office website

Petition to Request to Delay Graduation Form

The Petition to Request to Delay Graduation is now an e-form. Find the e-form here

Graduation Writing Test Waiver

Due to COVID-19, the Graduation Writing Test requirement has been temporarily suspended. Students graduating in spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021 or fall 2021 will not be required to complete the test. For other students, more information will be coming soon.