Policy STUA-ADM-006

Responsible University Administrator:Vice President for Student Affairs
Responsible Officer:Director of Admissions for Operations
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:02/21/13
Next Review Date:02/21/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:STUA-ADM-006
Status:Effective

 

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION AND TRANSFER CREDIT APPEALS PROCEDURE

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Policy Statement


 

Applicants who are denied admission to the university may appeal their admission decision to the Undergraduate Admission and Transfer Credit Appeals Committee. 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the appeals process for admissions and transfer credit. 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


 

All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community. 


Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-adm-006

 


Definitions


 

  

Policy/Procedures


Applicants who do not meet freshman, transfer, or readmission admission requirements can appeal their decision based upon an extenuating circumstance (i.e. chronic illness, death, etc.).  To appeal an admission decision, applicants will need to write a letter explaining why they are appealing the decision, including any supporting documentation, and submit to the following by mail, fax, or email.

 

Mail:    The University of Southern Mississippi

Office of Admissions

Attn: Undergraduate Admission Appeals Committee

118 College Drive #5166

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

 

Fax:     601.266.5148

Attn: Undergraduate Admission Appeals Committee

 

Email:  admissions@usm.edu

            Subject Line: Undergraduate Admission Appeals Committee

 


Review


Director of Admissions for Operations is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review). 


Forms/Instructions


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Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

04/03/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.