Undergraduate Studies Committee Petition

The Undergraduate Studies Committee is comprised of faculty members from the School of Business Administration who are charged with reviewing and evaluating student requests for exceptions, waivers or changes to their business curriculum requirements. Academic requirements for the School of Business are listed and defined in the University of Vermont catalogue: catalogue.uvm.edu.

A student is subject to the requirements in place for the catalogue year in which s/he entered UVM as a matriculating degree student, which may not be the current catalogue. Remember to check the catalogue archives link for the appropriate catalogue year. The student handbook you received during Orientation or transfer into the School of Business also lists the academic requirements for that class year.

All petitions to the Undergraduate Studies Committee need to be made in writing using the form below. A student who plans to petition the Undergraduate Studies Committee should meet with his/her faculty advisor or an advisor in Student Services prior to sending the petition. There are certain circumstances where a petition may not be needed and other situations where a requirement cannot be waived by the Undergraduate Studies Committee.

The Committee meets on a bi-monthly basis during the academic year. There are no scheduled meetings during the summer months. The schedule for the 2015-2016 academic year with petition deadlines is outlined below. Petition decisions are emailed directly to students within one week of the petition meeting.

Monday, August 31 (Petition deadline is Thursday, August 27 at noon)
Monday, September 14 (Petition deadline is Thursday, September 10 at noon)
Monday, September 28 (Petition deadline is Thursday, September 24 at noon)
Monday, October 12 (Petition deadline is Thursday, October 8 at noon)
Monday, October 26 (Petition deadline is Thursday, October 22 at noon)
Monday, November 9 (Petition deadline is Thursday, November 5 at noon)
Friday, November 20 (Petition deadline is Wednesday, November 18 at noon)
Monday, December 7 (Petition deadline is Thursday, December 3 at noon)
Friday, December 18 (Petition deadline is Wednesday, December 16 at noon)

Questions?
Contact Jennifer Fath, Director of Student Services, 101 Kalkin Hall, (802) 656-3151, Jennifer.Fath@uvm.edu

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    Instructions for Accompanying Documents

    Please submit accompanying documents electronically, in person or by fax. Jennifer.Fath@uvm.edu 101 Kalkin Hall 802-656-4078 FAX