St. Mary's College of Maryland

Academic Policy Committee

Letter of Appeal Template

The Academic Policy Committee is a standing committee of the Faculty Senate. It includes four faculty members, a student representative, the Registrar, and the Associate Dean of Academic Services. The committee meets approximately every other week during the academic year, and deals with petitions for exceptions to academic policies; revises policies and procedures as necessary; and otherwise addresses issues related to issues of academic policy.

Students might petition the APC to:

Students wishing to petition for an exception should write a letter addressed to the Academic Policy Committee (following the template instructions), with the cover sheet included with the template, and submit it in hard copy or in electronic form to the Office of Academic Services.