Bell Tower Fountain

Academic Appeals


In order to be considered for reinstatement to CI, a disqualified student must demonstrate academic ability by completing additional coursework. All classes taken must be applicable for degree credit at CI. After eliminating the grade-point deficiency, the student may petition the Academic Appeals Board for reinstatement. The student must submit the petition for reinstatement no later than three weeks before the beginning of the semester that the student intends to return.

The Academic Appeals Board will only consider the petition for reinstatement of students who have remained outside of the University for at least one regular (Fall or Spring) semester after their dismissal. Students who are disqualified, reinstated, and become disqualified a second time will not be granted a second reinstatement.  Negative decisions of the Academic Appeals Board about reinstatement are final (students not granted reinstatement may reapply in future terms but may not appeal decisions).

Petition for Reinstatement -Forms and Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2013 semester Petitions for Reinstatement has already passed.

Deadline for Fall 2014 Petition for Reinstatement will be:

4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 30th 2014

Emailed submissions MUST be in Word Doc or PDF format only. No photographs of forms will be accepted.  Completed forms are due to Lisa Ayre-Smith by email at: or in Bell Tower West Room 2199.  Appeals only postmarked by the deadline but received after the deadlines will not be accepted.

Petition for Reinstatement, (MS Word, 120KB)

About Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Reinstatement

Previously disqualified students seeking reinstatement to any post baccalaureate or graduate program must apply for reinstatement to the University through the normal process and timelines identified on this page.

If approved by the Academic Appeals Board, students are granted conditional reinstatement to the University.  At that point post baccalaureate and graduate students will have their application for reinstatement forwarded to the credential or graduate program for review and consideration.  Those programs may request additional information as part of the review process.   

Students may not reenroll in courses within the credential or graduate program without readmission to those programs; if the student is not granted reinstatement at the program level, their conditional reinstatement is removed.  If they are granted reinstatement by the program they may resume their enrollment in the program.  Programs may attach conditions to student reinstatement.  Please contact your specific program chair for more information on any conditions that may apply.