Undergraduate Reinstatement after Dropped for Low Scholarship
Students who have been dropped for low scholarship and wish to petition for reinstatement must first meet with their academic adviser to begin the process.
Process for Petitioning for Reinstatement
Note: Reinstatement is not automatic upon request.
- Contact your academic adviser as soon as you learn that you have been dropped for low scholarship. If you plan to petition for reinstatement for the next quarter, you will need to assemble your petition quickly before the new quarter begins.
- Complete the College Reinstatement Petition packet, which includes the following:
- College of the Environment Reinstatement Petition Form
- Academic Plan showing quarterly course plan
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Copy of Hardship Withdrawal Petition (only if you are applying for hardship withdrawal)
- After the College of the Environment Reinstatement Petition packet is complete with all required signatures, submit it to the College of the Environment Dean’s Office (your adviser will submit the packet):
College of the Environment Director of Student and Academic Services
Ocean Sciences Building, Room 207
206-543-6233Any documentation you provide will be available only to the Director of Student and Academic Services, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Diversity, your Academic Adviser, and the Chair or Director (or designee) of your major department. Your reinstatement packet will be kept confidential, but will remain on file.
- File a Returning Student Re-Enrollment Application:
If you did not complete either of the two quarters immediately preceding (not including summer) the quarter in which you wish to be reinstated, you must also file a Returning Student Re-enrollment Application by the application closing date. A student who is petitioning for reinstatement may file an application before reinstatement is approved, and should do so if the application deadline is approaching. There is a non-refundable application fee.
- While petitioning for reinstatement and waiting for the decision on your reinstatement, you should attend the first few days of your classes as normally so that if you get reinstated, you haven’t already fallen behind in your courses. Note that after being dropped from the university, if you had already registered for next quarter, your classes will be retained for the first few days of the quarter. For Autumn quarter classes, if you are dropped after Spring quarter your Autumn quarter courses will be dropped during the summer. If you are dropped after Summer quarter, though, the Autumn courses will be retained until a few days into the quarter.
Autumn – September 1
Winter, Spring, Summer – Petition must be submitted no later than the 2nd day of the quarter.
Petitions received after the deadline will be considered for the next quarter.
Early submission is highly encouraged.
Petition Review Process
Reinstatement Petitions will be reviewed by the College of the Environment Director of Student and Academic Services and the College of the Environment Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Diversity and must be signed by the Chair or Director (or designee) of the student’s major department before submission.
Students will be notified of the reinstatement decision within one week of submission of the petition.
If you wish to appeal, you must submit a written appeal addressed to the college’s Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Diversity within 10 business days after the date of this letter. The appeal should clearly state any new facts that you believe justify reconsideration, and include supporting documentation. The Dean’s Office will respond with a decision within 15 working days after the appeal is received.
Following reinstatement you will be on probation. While on probation, you must achieve either a 2.5 or higher grade point average during your reinstatement quarter or raise your overall cumulative grade point average to 2.0 to remain in school. For more on this, see I’m on Warning or Probation.