Appeals for Admission

The Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions and the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success and Vice Provost are the President’s designees for purposes of hearing Undergraduate Admissions Appeals.

Academic ineligibility

Applicants for undergraduate admission who are denied due to academic ineligibility may appeal the denial to the Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions within twenty (20) calendar days of the date of the denial letter. The decision of the Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions is final. Students can appeal based on the following:

  1. Has earned higher test scores or raised his/her GPA and wishes to be re-evaluated through submission of updated documents.
  2. A denied applicant has compelling reasons explaining why his/her academic record or test scores do not meet the standards.

If you wish to appeal your denial, you must complete the Appeal process through submission of the following documents within 20 calendar days of the date of the denial letter.

  • Official Appeal forms [PDF format]
  • Letter of Appeal explaining circumstances and reasons for reconsideration
  • Supporting documents (new test scores, updated transcripts, doctors’ notes, medical records, death certificate, recommendations, resumes, explanation of academic rigor, etc.)

Disciplinary/criminal history or falsification of application

Applicants for undergraduate admission who are denied for reasons related to disciplinary/criminal history or falsification of application may appeal the denial to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success and Vice Provost within twenty (20) calendar days of the date of the denial letter. The decision of the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success and Vice Provost is final.