The Academic Council
deals with all matters that pertain
to problems that students are having with their academic
performance, enrollment status, graduation status
evaluations and financial matters that pertain to the
- The Academic Council consists of the
following membership: Vice
President of Student Services
(Chairperson), Dean of Admissions
and Records, one counselor, two faculty members (appointed
by the Academic Senate), and one classified staff member
from Student Services.
petition the Academic Council concerning any matter
that pertains to their academic performance, enrollment status
or registration/withdrawal procedures.
The Council reviews
the scope and content of each studentís petition.
Students may obtain
Academic Council petitions from the Office of
Admissions and Records.
submit their completed form(s) to the Office of Admissions
All Council actions
are decided by majority vote. If there is a tie vote,
the Vice President of Student
Services may vote to break the tie.
Council meets on an ďas needed"
Students who submit
petitions which pertain to academic disqualification
must have their petitions reviewed and signed by
a counselor before the Academic Council will consider their requests
Each student who
petitions the Academic Council is notified in writing,
by the Student Services Office, concerning the action taken
by the Council on his/her petition.
Any student who is
not satisfied with the Council action taken on
his/her petition may request a second petition review by the Council
or an opportunity to meet with the Council in order to discuss
his/her petition. Requests for a second review or personal
meeting are directed to the Vice
President of Student Services.
The Office of
Admissions and Records is notified, by the Student Services
Office, of all Council decisions. The Enabling Office, EOPS
Program and the Counseling Division are notified about special
counseling needs for students.
Council Petition for each student is filed in his/her
permanent folder along with a copy of the Councilís action.