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Academic Policies

Course Substitutions (Petitions for Academic Exception)

Students should consult with their adviser to determine if and when filing of a Petition for Academic Exception (PAE) may be appropriate. Advisers will file PAEs when appropriate. Subject to review by the appropriate department chair, final approval is made by an associate dean of the college.

If you need assistance contact: Dr. Daniel Skidmore-Hess, Interim Associate Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, at danielskidmorehess@georgiasouthern.edu.

Late Course Additions

Students who are dropped from a course due to lack of attendance verification and wish to be readmitted must receive approval from the course instructor and department chair. This request is then forwarded to an associate dean of the college for review and final approval.

If you need assistance contact: Dr. Daniel Skidmore-Hess, Interim Associate Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, danielskidmorehess@georgiasouthern.edu.

Grade Petition/Review

(undergraduate only)

Students who wish to request review of a course grade should consult and follow the procedure described in the current university catalog.

If you need assistance please contact Dr. Daniel Skidmore-Hess, Interim Associate Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, danielskidmorehess@georgiasouthern.edu.

Graduate Student Concerns

Graduate students if you need assistance please contact Dr. Brenda Blackwell, Interim Associate Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, bblackwell@georgiasouthern.edu.

Last updated: 12/21/2023