Petition to Consider Exemptions to Graduate Degree Program Admission Requirement(s)
Students who fail to meet the minimum GPA or test score requirements for admission to a graduate degree program may petition to consider exemption to the requirement(s). To appeal an admission requirement, the student must complete a Petition to Waive Graduate Policy form, available in the Office of Graduate Studies (or on the website www.msubillings.edu/grad). The student will complete the top portion of the petition and return it to the Office of Graduate Studies. The petition will then be sent to the chair of the department, and the dean of the College for review. When completed, the petition will be returned to the Office of Graduate Studies and will then be presented to the Montana State University Billings Graduate Committee for consideration.
Falsification of information
Each student is responsible for knowing and for complying with all regulations regarding admission procedures. Failure to be informed or to comply will not excuse a student from responsibility, or from any penalty or difficulty that may be encountered.
Misrepresentation or falsification of a student’s enrollment status will be sufficient grounds to cancel a student’s current registration and to suspend the student for two semesters. It is the student’s responsibility to know his/her enrollment status at his/her former institution(s).
Under Board of Regents’ policy (301.10), Montana State University Billings “may deny or condition admission, re-admission, or continuing enrollment of any individual who, in the judgment of the unit, presents an unreasonable risk to the safety and welfare of the campus and persons thereon.”