SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS APPEAL FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS Return this form to the SAP Appeals Committee DIRECTIONS—You may appeal your SAP suspension if unusual circumstances interfered with your ability to meet SAP standards. Examples of unusual circumstances include, but are not limited to, divorce, serious illness or injury, death of a family member, or documented disability. Please submit the form with the required documentation and signatures at least two weeks prior to the end of the term. In person on campus: One Stop Student Services Center University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 333 Robert H. Bruininks Hall 130 West Bank Skyway 130 Coffey Hall It is in your best interest to submit an appeal as soon as you receive your suspension notice. To file an appeal: • • By mail: Office of Student Finance University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 200 Fraser Hall 106 Pleasant St. SE Complete Sections A, B, and C of this form. Gather and attach required supporting documentation and signatures. You will be notified by email as to whether your appeal has been granted or denied. To ensure privacy online, open in Adobe Reader (free at Adobe.com). Please add the required signature(s) in blue or black ink. SECTION A. Student information Name (last, first, middle initial) University ID University email Phone (include area code) Projected graduation date SECTION B. Reason for appeal Describe the factors that caused you to fail to meet SAP standards and describe what has changed to allow you to meet SAP standards. REQUIRED: Attach supporting documentation, e.g., letter from a physician, psychologist, or counselor. COMPLETION DATES: Project your completion dates (month/day/year) for each of these program milestones: Preliminary written exam Preliminary oral exam Thesis/Project proposal Final oral exam SECTION C. Certification To the best of my knowledge, all information on this form is complete and correct. Student’s signature Date SECTION D. Adviser’s certification Please attach a letter with your assessment of whether the student is making reasonable academic progress. Name of graduate program adviser Phone Signature Date SECTION E. Director of Graduate Studies’ certification I approve the projected completion dates for the student’s program milestones. yes no Name of the director of Graduate Studies Phone Signature Date *FA835* To request copies of this form in an alternative format, please call a Disability Resource Center liaison at 612-625-9578. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer and educator. This form is printed on paper made from no less than 20 percent post-consumer waste. FA835 8/16 Please recycle.
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