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Academic Appeals

A student has to the right to appeal or request an exception to an academic decision (i.e. academic suspension/dismissal) if she/he feels there is justification that warrants an appeal or exception.

These stated CCAM Academic Appeals Policies and Procedures are in accordance with West Virginia University’s Probation and Suspension Policy. Students should consult this information about the procedures regarding Academic Suspension.

CCAM Academic Appeals Committee

Academic Appeals are handled by the College of Creative Arts and Media’s Academic Appeals Committee that hears student requests for exceptions or appeals that relate to any University, College, or School’s academic rules, regulations or polices. This includes issues associated with the suspension, dismissal, or reinstatement from any College of Creative Arts and Media program.

Please contact Dr. Sandra Schwartz, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the WVU College of Creative Arts and Media, if you have any questions at