Academic Administrative Board Petition

Petitions received during Summer 2015 will be addressed by the Board in September, unless they are routine and can be addressed earlier by the Registrar and the Dean of Studies.

The Academic Administrative Board meets approximately every other week throughout the academic year.

Fall 2015: September 15, September 29, October 6, October 20, October 27, November 10, November 24, December 8, and December 15.
Spring 2016:  January 21, February 4, February 18, March 3, March 24, April 7, April 21, April 28.

Students who wish to petition the Board must first consult with the Class Dean for their class year. The Class Deans are: Kim Parent (for class of 2019), Alison Roberts Hopkins (for 2018 & 2017), and Amy Grillo (interim, for 2016). All of the Class Deans may be reached at the Academic Deans Office (413)538-2855.  The Class Deans are also the right contacts for questions about the petitioning process.

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. Petitions received after this deadline will be added to the following meeting's agenda. Meeting dates are listed above.

Student Information

(add "FP" too if appropriate)

Mailing Address

Petition Information

You can paste your entry in from a word-processing program.
e.g. PHYS-150-01

Supportive Documentation

For example, for a late course add or drop/withdrawal, you will need to provide an email from the instructor confirming that you are attending the course or when you stopped.

Address supportive documentation to:

Dean of Studies
c/o Marianne Taylor
Mary Lyon Hall, Room 300