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 Grade Exclusion Form)
  • 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 Applications Deadline for Petitions*
Spring Intersession 2019 May 9, 2019 May 14, 2019 @ 4:30pm
Summer 2019 May 13, 2019 June 6, 2019 @ 4:30pm
Summer Intersession 2019 July 23, 2019 August 6, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m.
Fall 2019 August 15, 2019 September 5, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m.
Wintersession 2019 December 4, 2019 December 18, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m.
Spring 2020 December 16, 2019 January 23, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m


* 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.
    1. Policy details
    2. Disallowed courses
    3. 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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