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 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 Friday, May 1st

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.