Petitions

Use the resources below to make a petition request. Allow a minimum of 14 business days processing time for your request. We understand that your requests are time sensitive and we will work quickly to process these requests. You will be notified via your Delta College email of the outcome of the request.

Due to FERPA regulations, emails will only be sent out to a your Delta College email address we have on file or indicated on the petition form. Emails will not be sent out to a third party.

Instructions on each petition should be followed closely to ensure proper processing of your petition request. Before you submit a petition please read each petition carefully, obtain required signatures and attach copies of required documentation when instructed to do so.

Petition Instructions & Forms
30 Unit Remedial Coursework Waiver Petition

Use this petition when seeking to waive or appeal the unit limitation on enrollment in non-degree basic skills courses.   

30-Unit Remedial Coursework Waiver Petition

Course Audit Petition

Use this petition to request to audit a course when you want to address specific or unusual educational circumstances. Please Note: Course audit is defined as the enrollment of a student in a course without award or notation of the student’s transcripts of credit, units attempted, grade or grade points.

 The deadline to submit a Course Audit Petition is:

  • For Fall or Spring Term classes: First Two weeks of the semester.
  • For Summer Intersession classes: First week of the course.
  • All Deadlines Are Final

Course Audit Petition Form

Course Repeat Petition

You are allowed no more than three enrollments in the same course, in which you receive a grading symbol of “D”, “F”, “NC”, “NP”, or “W”.

After the first attempt in a course in which you receive a “D”, “F”, “NC”, “NP” or “W” grading symbol, you are free to re-enroll and repeat the course in a subsequent term. If, on a second attempt (the first repetition) in the same course, you again receive a “D”, “F”, “NC”, “NP”, or “W” grading symbol, you are required to file a formal petition in order to be allowed to enroll in the course for a third time (a second repetition). 

Course Repeat Petition

General Petition

Use this petition to make a request that is not covered by any of the other petition/appeal forms. For example: If you wish to register in the Fall or Spring for more than 21 units before the semester begins, you must make your request on a General Petition.

General Petition

Matriculation Appeal Petition

Use this petition to request permission to be allowed to enroll in a course when you are not permitted to enroll because you do not meet the prerequisite or corequisite of a course.

Matriculation Appeal Petition Form

Significant Lapse of Time Petition

Use this petition to request to be permitted to repeat a course that you already received a passing grade in (“C” or better). Please note: 6 years must have passed in order to be considered.

Significant Lapse of Time Petition

Special Class Repeat Petition

Use this petition to request to be permitted to enroll multiple times in classes designated as “special classes” as a disability-related accommodation for a reason specified in section 56029 of California Education Code.

Special Class Repeat Petition 

2+2 Articulation Application for Credit

Use this application when applying for the college credit agreed upon in the formal articulation agreement between your secondary school and San Joaquin College District.

2+2 Articulation Application for Credit

Academic Renewal

Use this petition to request SJDC to disregard up to 5 courses of your previous unsatisfactory coursework taken at SJDC in which you earned grades of D, F, NP or NC.

Academic Renewal

AP/IB/CLEP Examination Credit

Use this petition if you have received confirmation from SJDC’s Evaluations Office that your official copy of your AP, IB or CLEP Examination Student Score Report for College and Universities has been received, you have earned a satisfactory AP/IB/CLEP score and would like to request to receive units towards the Associate Degree.

PLEASE NOTE: A letter grade will NOT be awarded. Students are advised to consult with a College Counselor, University Official, the College Catalog, and the advanced placement transfer institution.

AP/IB/CLEP Examination Credit

Change to Academic Record

Use this petition when you believe that an error was made in enrollment of a class, fees charged against your student account, or if you believe that an error was made in a grade entered on your permanent record.

Change to Academic Record

Loss of Enrollment Priority And/Or California College Promise Grant (Formerly BOG Fee Waiver) Appeal

Use this petition if you have lost your registration priority because you have been on academic probation for 2 consecutive primary terms (Fall and Spring), or you have earned 100 units or more at SJDC.

Loss of California College Promise Grant (Formerly BOG Fee Waiver) Appeal Form

Academic Dismissal Appeal Petition

Use this petition if you would like to appeal your dismissal because you believe facts exist that warrant an exception to the dismissal action.

What is Academic Dismissal?

  • You have attempted at least 12 units since you began Delta College.
  • Your Cumulative GPA is less than a 2.0 or "C" average for three consecutive semesters

Requirements for Academic Dismissal

  • If you are dismissed a notice will be sent to your Delta College email that explains your dismissal status, the appeal process, and the reinstatement after dismissal process. Please refer to this email first.
  • If you are filing an appeal and/or have questions about your dismissal and would like to speak with a counselor, please refer to the Counseling Center for instructions on how to make an appointment with a counselor. Make sure you request an appointment specifically for Probation Dismissal.

Academic Dismissal Appeal Petition

Progress Dismissal Appeal Petition

Use this petition if you would like to appeal your dismissal because you believe facts exist that warrant an exception to the dismissal action.

What is Progress Dismissal?

  • You have attempted at least 12 units since you began Delta College.
  • You Have received a Withdrawal (W), Incomplete (I), or a no credit (NC) in 50% or more of the courses you have attempted for 3 consecutive semesters.

Requirements for Progress Dismissal

  • If you are dismissed a notice will be sent to your Delta College email that explains your dismissal status, the appeal process, and the reinstatement after dismissal process. Please refer to this email first.
  • If you are filing an appeal and/or have questions about your dismissal and would like to speak with a counselor, please refer to the Counseling Center for instructions on how to make an appointment with a counselor. Make sure you request an appointment specifically for Probation Dismissal.

Progress Dismissal Appeal Petition