Please select the appropriate appeal category listed below for more information.
The Tuition Appeals Review Committee normally meets bi-weekly to consider appeals. Students may complete the Tuition Appeal Form (PDF) and submit that, along with supporting documentation (see address/FAX on form). Tuition appeals will not be considered as long as the student is enrolled or has received grades which do not represent withdrawal – “W” grade or “N” grade. All appeals must include supporting documentation and be received by the Office of the Registrar no later than one (1) year after the end of the term being appealed. The student will be notified via email of the decision of the committee. The decision of the committee is final.
The committee will consider the following appeals:
- Extended incapacitation/hospitalization of the student due to a medical emergency or illness. Supporting documentation must include a statement from the student’s physician on the physician’s letterhead.
- Death of a student’s immediate family member – with certification. Immediate family is defined as father, mother, child, spouse, sibling, stepfather, stepmother, stepchild, step siblings or grandparents.
- Documented family financial crises – i.e., father/mother loss of job or health emergency, accompanied by supporting documentation/
- Involuntary job transfers or changes – documented by the employer – that prevent the student from attending classes.
- Military orders that prevent the student from attending classes. Documentation to include a copy of the orders. Also, please refer to Senate Rule 220.127.116.11 Credit for Students Who Withdraw to Enter Military Service.
- Error in academic advising resulting in inappropriate course enrollment. The student must submit documentation (emails or other documents) that support this.
- Late notification of denial to a specific degree program, accompanied by supporting documentation.
- Late notification of the denial or delay in the delivery of financial aid funds, accompanied by supporting documentation.
The Late Payment Fee Appeals Review Committee meets as needed to consider appeals. Once reviewed, the student will be notified if the appeal has been approved or denied. Students may complete the Late Payment Fee Appeal Form (PDF) and submit that, along with supporting documentation (see contact information on form).
Late payment fee appeals will be considered for the following reasons:
- University Error
- Delay in Financial Aid
- Payment delays due to outside scholarships, VA, 3rd party processing
- Banking errors
- Student hardship/illness
The Office of Financial Aid or other University departments must provide written notification of error before such appeals will be granted.
To appeal Housing and/or Dining charges, please visit: http://www.uky.edu/hdac/.
To appeal Housing damage charges please visit https://wildcatliving.uky.edu/current-students/resident-resource-center