Non-Academic Dismissal Appeal Procedure

After the Dean has sent the decision of the Graduate School to dismiss a student for non-academic reasons, the student may appeal using the following process.

A student dismissed for non-academic reasons may appeal the decision of the Graduate School to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. This appeal must:

  1. Be in writing, and

  2. Be submitted within 10 business days of receiving the Graduate School’s decision.

The decision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs is final.

Appeals for Non-Academic Dismissal should be mailed to:

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602