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Petition Guidelines

Please note: Submitting a petition with requested documentation and signatures does not guarantee an approval.
Deadline dates are mandated by Title 5 Regulations and must be adhered to by the College of Marin.

Add/Register Late

Not accepted if attendance began after the last day to add.
Not accepted for a semester that has already ended.
Student’s statement of extenuating circumstances* which prevented timely enrollment.

Title 5, 58003.1
Instructor will be notified through the MyCOM Portal for verification of attendance dates and ADD CODE

Reinstate a Dropped Class

Instructor will be notified through the MyCOM Portal for verification of first and last dates of attendance.

Conflicting Class

Missed time may not exceed 15 minutes. Instructor must indicate exactly how the  
missed time will be made up. as per Title 5 - 58030, 55007
Student’s statement of need for conflicting class.
Instructors will be notified through the MyCOM Portal for verification.

P/NP or (P/NP reversed)

Not accepted after 30% of class unless student has documentation of extenuating circumstances* as per Title 5 - 55022.

Drop with “W” After deadline date.

Not accepted without:
Documentation of extenuating circumstances* as per Title 5 58003.1, 55024, 58004.
Instructors will be notified through the MyCOM Portal for verification of last day of attendance.

Drop without “W” After
deadline date. (Current semester
only)

Not accepted without:
Documentation of extenuating circumstances, * as per Title 5 -58003.1, 55024 58004.
Note: “W” WILL NOT be removed if student attended or participated (in the case of an on-line class) beyond the “W” deadline regardless of circumstance.
Instructors will be notified through the MyCOM Portal for first and last day of attendance.

Readmits (on dismissal status)

Student statement required.
Counselors will be notified through the MyCOM Portal for recommendation to readmit.
Copy of SEP: Student Ed Plan required, as per Title 5 - 55033

Refund

Student’s statement is required and verification that student has dropped before deadline, as per Title 5 -58508.

Units Load (over 18 units)

Student’s statement, evidence of good academic standing.

Repeats

Please refer to the “Petition for Course Repetition” form online at:
http://www.marin.edu/forms/Admissions/Pet_Repeat_Absent_Substd.pdf
http://www.marin.edu/forms/Admissions/Pet_Repeat_Result_Substd.pdf

* Extenuating Circumstances with verifiable documentation= Accident, Serious Illness documented with a doctor’s letter and/or accident report or other events outside of the student’s control

Frequently asked Questions for Petition Guidelines (FAQ's). Please follow this link: Frequently asked Questions for Petition Guidelines (FAQS)

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Admissions – Petition Guidelines webpage
Technical Contact: Gina Longo, Admin. Assist. Dean/Dir, 415-485-9417
Content Responsible: Diane Traversi, Dean of Enrollment Services, 415-485-9414