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What is an Academic Petition?
An academic petition is a formal appeal made by a student to request an exception
to an academic policy or requirement (see for
a complete listing of policies and requirements). 
Please use the following to assist you as you write your petition. 
 If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the
Office of the University Registrar at (803) 807-5059 or
     The rest is up to us!
The Registrar's Office will notify you by CIU email of the status of your petition.






Substitutions & Waivers


  General Petition



  Student   >   Advisor   >    Dean






Christian Service Learning (CSL) Waivers


    CSL Petition 


  Student   >   Advisor   >   CSL Director





Graduate Level Transfer


General Petition


Student   >   Advisor   >    Dean



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