Academic Administrative Board

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 each semester. The Board is comprised of the Dean of Studies, the Registrar, the Class Deans, and three faculty members.  

Fall 2015 Petition and Meeting Dates

PETITIONS DUE NOON ON AAB MEETS ON                                   
Tuesday, September 8th Tuesday, September 15th
Tuesday, September 22nd Tuesday, September 29th
Tuesday, September 29th Tuesday, October 6th
Tuesday, October 13th Tuesday, October 20th
Tuesday, October 20th Tuesday, October 27th
Tuesday, November 3rd Tuesday, November 10th
Tuesday, November 17th Tuesday, November 24th
Tuesday, December 1st Tuesday, December 8th
Tuesday, December 8th Tuesday, December 15th

Students who wish to petition the Board must first consult with the Dean for their class year. Amy Grillo (2016), Alison Hopkins (2017 & 2018) and Kim Parent (2019) 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 dean, 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.