A petition is a formal request made to the University in order to be exempted from an academic rule or policy.

The University is governed by a series of rules and regulations to ensure that all students are treated fairly and equitably. We expect all students to seek support when needed, and make informed academic decisions proactively. We understand that in some instances, students may have valid reasons to ask for special consideration.

While students have the right to petition, the University reserves the right to grant or deny requests. When filing a petition, you authorize the release of relevant aspects of your University record to be reviewed by authorized members of the University (staff and/or faculty). Please be assured that your information is held in the strictest confidence.

Cancel a Petition

To cancel a petition that you have already submitted, but not received a decision on, please write to: Ensure that you include your name, student number and petition number (PT12345).