Students seeking exception to the academic policies or regulations of the College may submit an online petition to the Academic Administrative Board. The Board meets bi-weekly during the semester. The Board comprises of the Dean of Studies, the Registrar, each Class Advisor, and three faculty members.
Spring 2015 Petition and Meeting Dates
|PETITIONS DUE NOON ON||AAB MEETS ON|
|Monday, January 19th||Monday, January 26th|
|Monday, February 2nd||Monday, February 9|
|Monday, February 16th||Monday, February 23rd|
|Monday, March 2nd||Monday, March 9th|
|Monday, March 16th||Monday, March 23rd|
|Monday, March 30th||Monday, April 6th|
|Monday, April 13th||Monday, April 20th|
|Monday, April 27th||Monday, May 4th|
Students who wish to petition the Board must first consult with the Class Advisor for their class year. Sarah Adelman (2015), Kim Parent (2016 & 2017), and Sara London (2018) may be reached by calling the Academic Deans Office at 413-538-2855. If you have questions about the petitioning process, please contact Marianne Taylor, Senior Administrative Assistant.
Once you have consulted your class advisor, you may submit your petition electronically via this online form. Petitions must be received one week prior to the posted meeting date by noon as noted above. Petitions received after this deadline will be added to the following meeting's agenda. Students will receive a confirmation and further instructions once the petition has been submitted. The Board’s decision will be sent via email within 48 hours of the meeting.