Use this form if you want to petition for access to major-level courses in accounting. This form is intended only for students already admitted to the Tippie College of Business. Petitions must be submitted no later than the Friday before an academic term begins. Letters of recommendation or references are not accepted.

This can be found in your Admissions Profile in the MyUI student portal.

Using your degree audit, enter your grades for ACCT:2100 Introduction to Financial Accounting and ACCT:2200 Managerial Accounting.

Petition Letter

Please upload a professional letter addressing the following points:

  1. An explanation of why you are not able to enroll in accounting major-level courses
  2. An explanation of why you believe your circumstances or situation has been resolved and will no longer negatively impact your academic performance; and
  3. Why you want to be an accounting major and pursue professional accounting as a career.

Address your letter to:

Lisa Dutchik
Department of Accounting
Tippie College of Business
W252 John Pappajohn Business Building
Iowa City, IA 52242

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