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NCU Catalog - April 2018 
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Dismissal Appeal Procedure

Students who believe they have mitigating circumstances and wish to appeal their administrative dismissal must initiate the appeal within 30 days of receiving notification of the dismissal. Students appealing an administrative dismissal must follow the same Appeal Procedure as given in the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy.

Responsibility Action
  1. As soon as possible following notification of dismissal, contact your Academic and Finance Advisor for instructions and a web link for submitting an appeal.

NOTE: Dismissal of a Doctoral student for failure to meet requirements of the Dissertation Review Process may NOT be appealed.

  1. Using the instructions and web link, explain why you are appealing, including the specific circumstances that have prevented you from meeting requirements and any supporting documentation. Retain a copy of the appeal and documentation for your records.
  1. Submit the appeal electronically within ten calendar days of notification of dismissal. Once you have initiated an appeal, do not contact your Academic and Finance Advisor or School Dean.
  1. A. Student Does Receive Financial Aid – The system sends an alert to the Academic and Finance Advisor, School Dean and the Director of Financial Services. Proceed to Step 5.
  1. B. Student Does Not Receive Financial Aid – The system sends an alert to the School Dean and the Academic and Finance Advisor. Proceed to Step 6.
Director/Financial Services
  1. Contact the School Dean as soon as possible to assist in evaluating the student’s circumstances.
School Dean
  1. Within ten calendar days of receiving an appeal alert, review the student’s circumstances and enter a decision on the system, which automatically generates an email to the student and Academic and Finance Advisor.

Dismissal Appeal Approved – An alert also goes to the Office of the Registrar.

  1. If you receive an alert that a Dismissal Appeal is approved, reinstate the student into Active status, with an SAP status of Warning or Probation as decided by the Dean.
  1. The Dean’s decision is final. End of Procedure.