All petitions requesting that transferred elective credit be accepted for degree requirements must be accompanied by catalog copy of the course description(s) from the institution of origin. Petitioned courses, other than those from UAF/UAS, must meet Transfer Credit Criteria for Acceptance prior to final approval.
Final authority to deny or approve petitions pertaining to school or college requirements rest with the Dean or Director of the school or college. Petitions pertaining to general education requirements and/or general university requirements must, in addition, be processed through the Office of Academic Affairs, with final authority to approve or deny resting with the Provost. Students and the department will be notified of the decision.
Changes in course level, grading, or number of credits awarded cannot be petitioned. UAA courses not on the approved baccalaureate (GER) list cannot be petitioned to meet a GER.
Academic Petition Form