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Academic Dismissal Petition for Reinstatement

Note: Your hold will be removed after December 1st if you were dismissed for the current semester. You must submit a petition for reinstatement form by email or in-person to have your hold removed.

Academic Dismissal Petition for Reinstatement Form

Purpose: Petition for reinstatement following Academic Dismissal to remove enrollment block
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to SubmitEmail, or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: None
Processing Time-frame: December 1st for current year dismissals, or within 1-2 business days for any previous year dismissal
Student Notification: Email


Academic Review Committee Petition

Academic Review Committee Petition Form

Purpose: Request an exception to an academic policy or procedure
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to Submit: Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Varies with each student’s reason for petitioning
Processing Timeframe: Typically 1-2 meetings per semester, usually near the end of the term
Student Notification: Mail


Course Repetition Petition

Course Repetition Petition Form

Important: Valid Reasons to Submit Petition

Purpose: Petition to demonstrate the necessity to retake a course in excess of the allowable limit or retake a course you have already passed
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to SubmitEmail, or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Documents to support extenuating circumstances; see Section 5 of the College Catalog for a description of valid circumstances
Processing Timeframe: Typically 1-5 business days
Student Notification: Email


Course Substitution/Waiver Petition

Course Substitution/Waiver Petition Form

Purpose: Obtain permission from an academic department to substitute or waive a course required to complete an Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement program
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to Submit: Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Unofficial transcripts and/or course descriptions
Processing Timeframe: Depends on the academic department, typically up to 2 weeks
Student Notification: Typically student-initiated or through degree or certificate program evaluation


Duplicate Diploma Request

Duplicate Diploma Request Form

Purpose: Request a copy of your diploma or certificate award
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to Submit: Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Possible name change documentation
Processing Timeframe: Typically within 1-3 weeks
Student Notification: Mail, or phone call to pick-up


Enrollment Priority Petition
(Evaluations Office)

Enrollment Priority Petition Form

For Group 2 Priority based on student’s last term of enrollment prior to graduation or transfer

Note: This is a once-in-a-lifetime request

Purpose: Declare a registration term as your last term of attendance prior to graduation or transfer in order to receive priority enrollment for that term. This is a once-in-a-lifetime petition for this type of priority enrollment.
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to SubmitEmail, or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Copy of current Student Education Plan
Processing Timeframe: Typically 1-2 business days
Student Notification: Email


Foreign Transcript Evaluation Agencies

Foreign Transcript Evaluation Agencies Form

Purpose: Request an evaluation for coursework completed in a foreign country.


Graduation Petition

Graduation Petition Form

  • Associate Degree (60+ unit program)
  • Associate Degree for Transfer (60 unit program)
  • Certificate of Achievement (18+ unit program)
  • Certificate of Proficiency (less than 18 units)
  • Transfer Certification (37-39 units)

Purpose: Apply for degree or certificate of achievement award, or for general education lower-division certification for transfer to a university
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to SubmitEmail, or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Possible official transcripts, test scores
Processing Timeframe: Approximate timeframes for each term:

  • Summer: 6-8 weeks
  • Fall: 6-12 weeks
  • Spring: 6-16 weeks

Student Notification: Email


Requisite Clearance Request

Requisite Clearance Request Form

Note: The Evaluations Office clears prerequisites for the following courses only: BIOL 201, CHEM 115/CHEM 115L*, CHDV 105, MICR 200 (Microbiology), PSYC 210, PSYC 225, PSYC 230, and ZOO 203 (Physiology).

THIS FORM IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE COURSES LISTED BELOW: ACCT 202, ANTH 100L*, BIOL 118L*,200, 201, 211, 212, BUS 205, CHEM 115/CHEM 115L, CHDV 105, GEOG 100L*, OCN 100L*, PHSC 100L*, PSYC 210, PSYC 225, PSYC 230 College, University, Exam, or Test Course requested Course requested Course requested Course or Exam Score you believe meets the Palomar College requisite: Course or Exam/Test Subject

* Requires clearance if the related lecture is completed or in-progress at another institution

*Please note, if you are requesting clearance for CHEM 115L, you must also include a Registration Form with your Requisite Clearance Request and copy of unofficial transcripts. The Registration Form can be found here. Once your eligibility is determined, the Admissions Office will enroll you in the laboratory section only. You are responsible for enrolling in the Lecture portion once your registration appointment is available.

Purpose: Request a course evaluation to meet prerequisite coursework for specific courses.
Location: Online or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Location to SubmitEmail, or Evaluations Office, SSC-40
Documentation Required: Unofficial or Official transcripts
Processing Timeframe: 3-5 business days
Student Notification: Email

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