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Committee on Academic Policy and Standards

The Committee on Academic Policy and Standards (CAPS) is a standing committee of the York College Senate.

All incoming Readmission Petitions will be for the Fall 2024 semester.

Next Student Petition Submission Deadline: April 15, 2024

Student Submission Deadlines for the Spring 2024 Semester

Petition types

February 12, 2024 This deadline has passed

*All submitted petitions*

March 11, 2024 This deadline has passed

*All submitted petitions*

April 5, 2024

Appeal of Denials ONLY

April 15, 2024

Last day to submit petitions for:

  • Deadline for petition submission for an Extension of INC Gradefor Fall 2023 or Winter 2024

*All submitted petitions*

May 6, 2024

*All submitted petitions*

May 21, 2024

Last day to submit petitions for:

  • Deadline for Summer 2024 Readmission
  • All Excess Credits for Summer 2024
  • *All other submitted petitions*

July 8, 2024

All Dismissal Appeals for Fall 2024

July 29, 2024

*All other submitted petitions*

August 12, 2024

Last day to submit petitions for:

  • All Readmission petitions for Fall 2024
  • All Excess Credits for Fall 2024
  • *All other submitted petitions*

*Any submitted Readmission, Retroactive Withdrawal, Excess Credit, Change of Grade, Waivers, Follow Old Gen. Ed., Other, etc. petitions will be reviewed (excluding Appeal of Denial)*

The CAPS Committee reviews and recommends policies related to the academic standards of the College, as well as the procedures for their implementation. The CAPS Committee also hears and decides upon petitions and appeals of students deviating from established policy.

NO petitions will be accepted via email. All petitions must be submitted to the  OSAS Secure Portal in order to be reviewed by the CAPS Committee.

Please note; all decisions/results from the department will be sent through the OSAS Secure Portal emailing services. The email used to register for the Secure Portal System will be the email you receive the decision notification to.

To submit documents onto the OSAS Secure Portal, please use your York College Network if you are a current student or you can Register with your personal email if you are not enrolled at this time.

Seeking to Petition or Appeal?

If you are seeking to petition/appeal for:

  • Readmission
  • Appeal of Dismissal
  • Appeal of Denial
  • Retroactive Withdrawal
  • Excess Credit
  • Other
  • Follow Old Gen. Ed.
  • Waiver
  • Extension of an Incomplete (INC) Grade
  • Grade Change (after deadline)

Navigate to the Petitions/Appeals for more information.

All petitions must include a typewritten personal statement describing in detail the relief requested. The student must provide supporting documentation for all petitions. No petition will be accepted or acted upon after a student has been certified for graduation.

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