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Dismissal FAQs

The Student Success Help Desk (SSHD) is passionate about helping students overcome barriers or roadblocks. Please fill out the form to be contacted regarding an academic advising appointment. 
 
Colleges and departments set their own appeal/readmission processes. For more information, view your dismissal notice and reach out to the provided contact(s) for readmissions questions. 
We understand that losing your courses is frustrating. Please fill out the form to be contacted regarding an academic advising appointment. 
 
While it is not guaranteed, our academic advisors will work with you to identify obstacles, receive assistance with navigating processes, and investigate potential solutions. Please fill out the form to be contacted regarding an academic advising appointment. 
Not necessarily. Please review the “next-step options” in your dismissal notice and fill out the form to be contacted regarding an academic advising appointment. 
We understand that students experience circumstances both inside and outside of the classroom that affect their progress here at Texas A&M. If you feel that you want to take time off and would like to discuss your situation, please fill out this form.
Initially, students should visit the change of major website to learn about change of major requirements set by individual departments/colleges. Students who do not meet the requirements of their intended new major (e.g., too many earned credits, too low of a GPR, etc.) are welcome to visit this form to be contacted for an academic advising appointment
Items to consider include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Will the potential major be a good fit for achieving my career goals? 
  • Do I satisfy the admission requirements (e.g., GPR, earned credit hours threshold, etc.)? 
  • Will the change of path have any financial aid and/or scholarship ramifications? 
  • And is there enough time to seek out a new major (students are advised to be active players in the process)? 
Typically, appeal processes are determined by individual colleges/depts. For more information, consult your dismissal notice for more information. 
 
It is best to follow the appeal directions provided to you in your dismissal notice. Typically, the department representative who sent you the letter will outline the various steps, offer guidance as to materials to include with your appeals packet, etc. For additional questions, reach out to the contact information provided in the letter. 
 
It is true that colleges/departments enforce their own admissions requirements for respective majors and students must reach out to academic advisors in those areas. If you are having a hard time reaching an academic advisor, feel free to fill out this form for assistance.