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Committee on Academic Policy and Standards

The Committee on Academic Policy and Standards (CAPS) is a standing committee of the York College Senate.

The CAPS Committee reviews and recommends policies related to the academic standards of the College, as well as the procedures for their implementation. The CAPS Committee also hears and decides upon petitions and appeals of students deviating from established policy.

If you are seeking to petition for:

  • Readmission
  • Appeal of Dismissal
  • Appeal of Denial
  • Retroactive Withdrawal
  • Excess Credit
  • Follow Old Gen. Ed.
  • Waiver
  • Extension of an Incomplete (INC) Grade
  • Grade Change (after deadline)
  • Other

Please click one of the blue links appropriate for your request on the left side of the OSAS webpage. 

All petitions must include a typewritten personal statement describing in detail the relief requested. The student must provide supporting documentation for all petitions. No petition will be accepted or acted upon after a student has been certified for graduation.

NO petitions will be accepted via email. All petitions must be submitted to the Secure Form Upload Portal in order to be reviewed by the CAPS Committee.

To submit documents onto the Secure Form Upload Portal, please use your York College Network if you are a current student or you can Register with your personal email if you are not enrolled at this time.

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