Admission Appeal Process:

Applicants denied admission to Cal Maritime who wish to appeal this admission decision  must compose a short letter detailing the reason(s) for the appeal.  All appeals must be accompanied by supporting documentation related to the extraordinary circumstances to be considered for the appeal. Proof must be provided that the established admission criteria for the type of admission (freshman or transfer) and all deadlines have been met. 

  • There is a limit of one appeal per application per academic term.
  • The appeal must be received no later than two weeks from date of the admission decision notification was sent to you.
  • Appeal requests must be submitted by applicant. Appeal requests submitted by anyone other than the applicant will not be considered.
  • Letters of recommendation will not be considered.
  • Have all supportive documents ready to be submitted with your appeal request.
  • Supportive documents not submitted with your appeal form will not be considered for review. 

Decisions on Appeals:

Applicants submitting appeals will be notified of the decision within three weeks of receipt of the completed appeal request via the personal e-mail address listed in the student's official record.

Appeal applicants are advised to explore other college options or other educational pursuits while waiting for the appeal decision.

Decisions rendered by the Admission Appeals Committee are final and non-negotiable.

Admissions Appeal Form