Appeal of Academic Suspension

If you are appealing to return this SUMMER or FALL:

Your appeal and all supporting documentation MUST be received no later than Friday, May 19th at 5:00PM for Summer OR Friday, June 9th at 5:00PM for Fall semester to guarantee its consideration by the Academic and Admission Appeals Board. In your appeal submission, you are required to identify which semester (summer or fall) you are applying to return.  

All appeals must include supporting documentation:

Please fax (828-227-7022) or email ( documentation.       
Examples of documentation:

  • Recommendation letters from your professors, counselor, or advisors
  • Legal documentation, police reports, etc
  • Pay stubs or proof of employment
  • Letter from physician or copy of official doctor or hospital diagnosis, treatment, and dates that you were ill or hospitalized, and ability to return to school
  • Copy of the death certificate or copy of the obituary

The Academic and Admission Appeals Board will meet and notify students regarding the decision of the Board by catamount email. Results of an appeal cannot be given to anyone but the student that submitted the appeal. THE DECISION OF THE BOARD IS FINAL.

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