Students may request exceptions and waivers for extenuating circumstances to any academic regulation of either the college or the university through a petition to the appropriate dean. The petition should cite the regulation in question and state the basis for the waiver or exception upon which the request rests. Complete documentation should be included. Petitions for exceptions or waivers of college or university regulations are reviewed by the appropriate committee or officer of the college. Petitions for exceptions or waivers of university regulations are forwarded to the appropriate university officer.