Directions and Guidelines for Processing this Exception Report
As a fully-accredited public institution of higher learning, the
University of Wyoming must comply with various regulations and principles of
fairness, uniformity and accountability. UW Regulations have been
established by the faculty and administration to address these concerns. Exceptions
to UW Regulations are justifies only in extraordinary circumstances that are
normally outside the control of the student.
reviewing requests for exceptions, university officers must give consideration
to all relevant factors such as:
a. maintenance of general academic standards;
b. general principles of equal treatment to all students;
c. justification presented for exception to UW Regulations;
d. contributions tot he student's problem by university faculty or staff
through misinformation or failure to properly perform duties or undertakings;
e. effect of denial of the petition.
Please present all related facts clearly and concisely. Set forth your
version of the facts, circumstances, and consequences. Attach any
documentation that you feels supports your request. If your request is
based on a medical problem, be sure to attach that documentation from your
doctor. If you feel you received misinformation from a faulty or staff
member , you are encouraged to ask that individual to provide a statement that
should be attached to this petition.
A copy of the petition will be emailed to you once a decision has been
made. The majority of petitions are acted upon and processed within 48
hours of being received by of the Office of the Registrar. However,
some may take a few weeks for a decision if additional information is needed,
research needs to be completed, or the request needs to be reviewed by the
Exception Review Committee.
do not hesitate to contact the Office of the Registrar att 766-5272 if you have
This form should not be used for requests pertaining to financial
matters. Please see the Institutional Refund Policy in this semester's
Class Schedule. Questions pertaining to financial matters should be
addressed to Accounts Receivable, Room 250 Knight Hall, 766-6232. Approval
of this Exception Request by the Registrar does not imply that an exception to
the Institutional Tuition and Fee Refund Policy is appropriate. A separate
request must be initiated with the Account Receivable office.
*Student Name: *
*Mailing Address Street: *Major:
*Are you receiving Financial Aid? *Are you a member of SEO (Student Educational Opportunity)?
*Are you a Student Athlete? *Are you a Veteran? *Are you an International Student?
Request for action
*Course Prefix: *Course
Number/Section: *Credit Hours:
*Course Title: *Semester of
*I am requesting
the following exception to University Regulations based on the following
explanation is not entered , your request will not be considered. Please
any information/documentation you
might have to support this petition
I certify that the information I
have provided is correct to the best of my knowledge. If my request is accepted,
I agree to abide by the policies, rules and regulations of the University of
Wyoming. I further understand that the information submitted herein will be
relied upon by the Officials of the University in determining my request and
that the submission of false information is a violation of Federal and State
Law. WITHOUT CORRECT CERTIFICATION THIS REQUEST WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
*Select Yes for certification