How to Appeal the Petition Decision
There are two levels of appeal:
Appeal - A student whose Petition for in-state reclassification has been denied may appeal that decision to the Campus Classification Officer. This written request for appeal must be received no later than fifteen (15) working days from the date of the Office of the Registrar's Residency Evaluator's written denial of the Petition. Failure to appeal within fifteen (15) working days will mean that the Residency Evaluator's decision is final and no appeal will be reviewed, no secondary decision will be made, and the denial will be maintained until the student files another petition in a subsequent semester/term. If approval is granted, the University will credit the student's account for any excess tuition paid.
Final Appeal - A student whose appeal is denied by the Campus Classification Officer may file a written appeal with the Office of the President's Chief of Staff within fifteen (15) working days. This appeal should present any and all information upon which the appeal is based and of which the student would like the Chief of Staff to be aware. Unless otherwise specifically requested by the Chief of Staff, information and arguments not presented by the student to the Campus Classification Officer shall not thereafter be considered on appeal. It is the student's responsibility to provide complete and timely responses to requests for information by the Chief of Staff; failure to do so may result in a denial of the appeal. The decision of the Chief of Staff is final and no further appeals will be accepted.