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Academic Appeal


Academic Standing (Suspension) Appeal

Southern University and A & M College – Baton Rouge recognizes that, on rare occasions, serious extenuating circumstances may prevent you from adhering to the established policies and procedures of the University. This Academic Standing Appeal Process was designed for these situations. If you have received notification from the Registrar Office that you are on Academic Suspension, you will need to complete and submit the Academic Appeal Application.

However, the University strictly adheres to its published policies, procedures and deadlines. Only in EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES will appeals be considered and approved. The burden of proof of these circumstances falls upon the student. The Academic Standing Policy can be found below.

Please complete all steps outlined on they dynmaic form to appeal your academic ineligibility. Failure to submit documentation and follow instructions will result in a delay in the decision of your appeal or denial. Once a decision has been reached, you will be sent an email to your SUS email address and the email address placed on application from the Academic Appeal Committee ( Remeber: If you are on Academic Suspension, you MUST complete an SAP Appeal with the Office of Financial Aid. 



Undergraduate Academic Standing Policy

Graduate Academic Standing Policy


  • Summer 2022 Deadline Date: Monday, June 06, 2022 by 5pm. - No Exceptions 

  •  Fall 2022 Deadline Date: Monday, August 15. 2022 by 5pm. - No Exceptions

  •  Spring 2023 Deadline Date: December 1, 2022 by 5pm. - No Exceptions


*All students who submit an Academic Appeal should also complete a SAP appeal. An approval of your Academic Appeal appeal does not guarantee an approval of your SAP appeal. 


For more information about the Financial Aid (SAP) Appeal Process, please visit the Office of Financial Aid.


Appeal Applications may be submitted via Dynamic Forms utilizing your "sus" email address. See below!





For additional questions regarding your appeal status, please contact Dr. Wilbert Thomas:

Wilbert Thomas, Ph.D.