Grade Exclusion Petition


College of Engineering Instructions for Processing a Grade Exclusion Petition (GEP)

This form may be submitted EITHER:

- Electronically via the form and submit button below
- In person by printing the form and delivering to the William Brookshire Student Services Office, 2228 Patrick F. Taylor Hall (DOWNLOAD FORM HERE)

  • This policy applies only when the grade exclusion request is filed prior to retaking the course.
  • CoE Student Services dates for accepting & submitting petitions:
Semester   Start Accepting Petitions   Deadline for Petitions*  
Summer Intersession 2017  July 20, 2017 August 8, 2017 @ 4:30pm
Fall 2017 July 31, 2017 August 30, 2017 @ 4:30pm
Wintersession 2017 December 5, 2017 December 12, 2017 @ 4:30pm  
Spring 2018 December 14, 2017 January 25, 2018 @ 4:30pm
Spring Intersession 2018 May 10, 2018 May 15, 2018 @ 4:30pm
Summer 2018 May 16, 2018 June 7, 2018 @ 4:30pm


* The deadline to complete a request for any term/semester is the last day to add classes for that term!

To request implementation of the Grade Exclusion policy:

1. Review BOTH policy details and a listing of courses that cannot be used with Grade Exclusion. These can be found at the University Registrar's website.

  • Policy details
  • Disallowed courses
  • For courses in which 2 F grades were earned, first contact Student Services to appeal for permission to retake the course. LSU College of Engineering, Student Services, phone 225-578-5731

2. For Student Athletes ONLY: Bring your completed Grade Exclusion Petition (GEP) to the Academic Center for Student Athletes (ACA). They will determine the compatibility of your request with maintaining your eligibility to compete. The GEP must have an ACA signature before the College of Engineering can process the request.
3. GEP are processed weekly. You will be contacted if there are issues that prevent your petition from being processed.

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