The SIUE Graduation Appeals Committee hears students’ petitions to graduate even though they have not satisfied
all University graduation requirements. The committee hears only those cases involving University requirements
for a baccalaureate degree. Appeals relative to a major or academic unit requirement are made through the
Requests for waiver of general education requirements are made to the General Education Committee of the
Faculty Senate. Ordinarily, the Graduation Appeals Committee will give consideration to an appeal only if
there is tangible evidence that the matters at issue are of an unusual nature and that they have resulted from
conditions beyond the control of the student. Appeals are initiated through the Office of the Registrar.