Registration Appeal

Questions regarding the appeal process can be directed to the Warrior Hub at 507.457.2800

  •  This form (PDF) to be used to make a complete or partial registration appeal.
  •  Deadline is one year from the end-date of the relevant term.
      - In cases of documented administrative error, there is no specific time limit.
  • A student may only use a documented reason (medical or other) for one appeal. No subsequent appeals will be granted for the same reason(s).
  • General criteria for granting an appeal are unforeseeable situations of significant circumstance beyond the student’s control.
    - Situations due to violation of WSU Student Conduct Code or brought on by the student’s deliberate or possible criminal actions cannot be basis for appeal.
    - Academic difficulty or ease of a course is not considered a valid cause for a partial appeal.
    - Forgetting to drop or withdraw from classes by deadline dates or not knowing deadlines are not acceptable reasons for appeal.
  • Supporting documentation must be appropriate and correspond to the incident and term in question.
  • Obtain a form online, from the Warrior Hub, or from the WSU-Rochester Student & Campus Services Office.
  • Submit completed form and required documentation to the Warrior Hub or WSU-Rochester Student & Campus Services Office. Submitted documents will not be returned. It is recommended that students make a copy of documents submitted for their own file.
  • A Registration Appeal Panel meets on the first Monday of the month to determine the appropriate action based in part upon the student’s narrative and supported documentation to the significance and severity of the circumstances. The appellate is not present. The Registration Appeal Panel’s decision is final.
  • Students will be notified of the panel’s decision within thirty days of the appeal hearing. 
  • A retroactive withdraw of courses for the term in question. Withdrawal indicator (W) recorded.
  • Noted removal of courses from the transcript record for the term in question – no refund.*
  • Denial
    *In the event the course(s) is/are removed, a note stating the course(s) has/have been removed on appeal will appear on the transcript for the relevant term.
  • This outcome is only reserved for extreme cases such as sexual assault, domestic assault, dismemberment, accidental incapacitation, etc. and results in a noted removal of courses from the transcript record as well as a tuition refund for the term in question.
    *In the event the course(s) is/are removed, a note stating the course(s) has/have been removed on appeal will appear on the transcript for the relevant term.