a) At the time the petition is received, at least 12 months (or the sanctioned time period) shall have elapsed since the grade of “XF” was imposed;
b) At the time the petition is received, the student shall have successfully completed the non-credit, Academic Integrity seminar, administered by the Office of Student Conduct;
c) The Office of Student Conduct certifies that to the best of its knowledge the student has not been found responsible for any other act of academic dishonesty or similar disciplinary offence at the University of Maryland or another institution.
If you are petitioning and have not fulfilled all of these conditions, please explain your reasoning along with the questions provided.
Petition Guidelines1) If your XF petition is denied, you must wait at least 12 months before you resubmit it.
2) Please note that proper use of grammar and language will be an important consideration when evaluating your petition. You are encouraged to utilize the Writing Center in writing the response to the petition.
3) You must have received notification from the Office of Student Conduct approving the Academic Integrity Seminar. (If you have not completed the Academic Integrity Seminar, you are not eligible to remove the "XF". To receive the Academic Integrity Seminar materials, email AISeminar@umd.edu)
4) Each question response should be 12 point font, Times New Roman (please type responses in Word Processor then copy and paste into text boxes below). Please do not repeat the question at the top of the answer page.
Please use examples from the Academic Integrity seminar and/or your own life experience to answer the questions, if appropriate.
Please NO LESS THAN 150 words per response. Petitions with responses with less than 150 words on any question below will be rejected.
The committee meets at minimum once per month during the months of September, October,November, February, March, April, and May. Petitions received in months other than those listed will be held until the next month.