Free Petition Letter for College [Sample]

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Petition Letter For College sample

Your Name
Your Address
City, State, Zip Code


Admissions Officer 
Name of College
Address of College
City, State, Zip Code

Dear Name of Admission’s Officer,

I am writing this letter to bring to your attention something that I believe is unfair and requires attention. I would like to appeal my dismissal from Name of College. 

I was ready to appear for my Name of Subject exam on DATE, but was diagnosed with West Nile virus and was hospitalized for two weeks at that time. 

I sent a letter to the college informing of my medical condition and inability to appear for the exam.

I had understood that I was entitled to appear for the exam when I had been certified healthy by my doctor. When I sent an application to appear for the exam, I was informed that I had been dismissed from the college. 

This caused me considerable mental anguish and confusion, because the reason for missing the exam was out of my control. 

I am requesting that my status be reinstated in the institution, and that I be allowed to take the exam. I have understood that this is in keeping with the rules and regulations of the college.

Enclosed are copies of my letter informing the college about my illness and inability to appear for the exam as well as the exam schedule, my medical records and my medical certificate stating that I am well.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. If you have any questions or would like more information, I can be reached at 555-123-4567 or at


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