Petitioning to Withdraw After the Deadline

You may use the "Request for Waiver of University Policy" form (available in One-Stop Student Services) to petition for late withdrawal if there are unusual circumstances clearly beyond your control. Documentation of the circumstances must be attached to all petitions.

 

The Process

  • Complete the top part of the form and obtain the instructor's evaluation and signature.
  • Complete the section where you state your reason why an exception should be made and attach documentation.
  • Obtain the required signatures as indicated below.
  • If you currently receive financial aid, contact One-Stop Student Services at (904) 620-5555.
  • Return the completed form to One-Stop Student Services in Ann and David Hicks Hall, Building 53, Suite 1700.
  • You will receive notification of the outcome via e-mail.

Required Signatures

  • Academic Advisor
  • Instructor of the course
  • Chairperson of the department offering the course

Possible Outcomes


Please Note:
  • Having a passing grade in a class at the time of petition DOES NOT guarantee the right to withdraw after the deadline.
  • The University Registrar or Graduate Dean has final approval/disapproval authority.
  • The instructor may recommend an action or write an explanation of the applicable circumstances but does not have approval/disapproval authority.
  • The Instructor will assign a WP or WF.

WP: Withdrawn Passing

Indicates that the student successfully petitioned to withdraw from a course after the official deadline and was making satisfactory progress at the time. There is no impact on the student's GPA.

WF: Withdrawn Failing

Indicates that a student successfully petitioned to withdraw from a course after the official deadline and was not making satisfactory progress at the time. A WF has a negative impact on GPA and is calculated in the same manner as an F.