Petitioning Eligibility

All petitioning correspondence will be sent to your Gateway student email.

What Do I Need to be Eligible to Petition?

  • Program petition requirements are outlined below. To review your progress in meeting these requirements, login to My Gateway | Program Petition under WebAdvisor & Self-service. Click Student Program Petition and select the program in which you want to submit a petition, then click Submit.
  • Once you have met all program petition requirements (you have all green √s), you are able to submit your petition by checking the acknowledgement box at the bottom of the screen and clicking Submit.
  • Students will be awarded a seat in clinical/practicum courses based on completion of program petition eligibility requirements, program acceptance date, and residency status.
    • The Admissions Office will let students that have been awarded a seat know if they need to update their CPR, Background Information Disclosure forms and/or background checks; all items are valid for two years.

Petitioning Details

Health and Veterinary Services

  • September for program/clinical courses starting in the following Spring semester (September 7-18, 2020).
    • Nursing
    • LPN to ADN Bridge
  • February for program/clinical courses starting in the following Fall semester (February 8-19, 2021).
    • Dental Assistant
    • LPN to ADN Bridge
    • Nursing
    • Paramedic to Nursing/ADN Bridge
    • Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Surgical Technology
    • Veterinary Technician

Human and Personal Services

  • June for program/courses starting the following Fall semester (June 22-July 10, 2020)
    • Barber Technologist (Burlington)
    • Cosmetology (Burlington/Racine)
  • October for program/courses starting the following Spring semester (October 26-November 6, 2020)
    • Barber Technologist (Kenosha)
    • Cosmetology (Burlington/Racine)
  • March for program/courses starting the following Summer semester (March 22-April 2, 2021)
    • Barber Technologist (Kenosha)

Transportation

Students must petition each semester for their flight courses.

  • March for program/courses starting the following Summer semester (March 9-20, 2020)
    • Aeronautics
  • July for program/courses starting the following Fall semester (July 13-24, 2020)
    • Aeronautics
  • November for program/courses starting the following Spring semester (November 2-13, 2020)
    • Aeronautics

Petitioning Eligibility

Aeronautics

Petitioning Window:

  • March 9-20, 2020 for the upcoming Summer semester -AND-
  • July 13-24, 2020 for the upcoming Fall semester -AND-
  • November 2-13, 2020 for the upcoming Spring semester
  • (Students must petition each semester for their flight courses.)

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 + or better
  • Verification of Citizenship
  • Submit one of the following to any Student Services Center:
    • United States Passport
    • Official Birth Certificate and Driver’s License
    • Certificate of Naturalization and Driver’s License
  • Complete and Submit Aeronautics Declaration/Intent form.
  •  Successfully complete with an S (Satisfactory) the following within 90 days prior to each petition.:
    • Aeronautics Program Overview (402-439) 
      **Sign up at student services or online through MyGateway.
  • Submit a copy of 1st or 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate issued by an FAA-approved Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) to any Student Services Center. More information on how to get a Student Pilot Certificate.
  • Complete and submit Aeronautics Student Pilot Certificate in IACRA (Submit the signed card you will receive to any Student Services Center.)
    • Application can be found on the IACRA website
    • Fill out information online. See instruction sheet.
    • Contact a Flight Instructor, Designated Pilot Examiner or FAA Inspector to schedule time to complete application.
    • Submit a signed copy of your Temporary Airman Certificate to any Student Services Center.
      **This process will take a minimum of four weeks for the TSA to complete required background checks and may take longer to receive your FAA issued certificate. Be sure to plan ahead and start this step early.
  • Complete and submit Aeronautics Student Availability form for each petition.

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Barber Technologist

Petitioning Window:

  • June 22-July 10, 2020 for the following Fall semester (Burlington) -OR-
  • October 26-November 6, 2020 for the following Spring semester (Kenosha) -OR-
  • March 22-April 2, 2021 for the following Summer semester(Kenosha)

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading:
    • Reading
      • COMPASS 55+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 33+, ACT Reading 17+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)

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Cosmetology

Petitioning Window:

  • June 22-July 10, 2020 for the following Fall semester (Burlington/Racine) -OR-
  • October 26-November 6, 2020 for the following Spring semester (Burlington/Racine)

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading:
    • Reading
      • COMPASS 55+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 33+, ACT Reading 17+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)

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Dental Assistant

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in writing:
    • Writing
      • COMPASS 26+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 36+, ACT English 16+ OR 
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion of one of the following:
        • Foundations of Writing (851-756) with a C (2.0) or better
        • Oral/Interpersonal Communication (801-196) with a C (2.0) or better
        • Writing Principles (801-301) with D (1.0) or better 
  • Dental Health Safety (508-101) with a grade of C (2.0) or better 
    -OR-
    Enrolled in at the time of petition; scheduled to be completed prior to the start of the petition entry semester.
  • Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).
  • Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC): Order Background Check ONLY
  • Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID): Upon completing your order, the BID will be on your To-Do List. Download, print, and then upload the completed BID to your myCB.

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Nursing/ADN

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester -OR-
  • September 7-18, 2020 for the upcoming Spring semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 or better if applicable.
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:
    • Reading 
      • COMPASS 55+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 33+, ACT Reading 17+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
    • Writing 
      • COMPASS 73+, Accuplacer Next Gen 250+, Asset 43+, ACT English 18+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • Intro to College Writing (831-103)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
  • Successfully completed with a C (2.0) or better (no expiration on course):
    • Nursing Assistant (543-200 or 543-300)
  • If Nursing Assistant was not completed at Gateway, please submit one of the following to any Student Services Center:
    • official transcript
    • certificate of completion
    • proof of NA registry
  • Successfully completed:
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) with a B- (2.67) or better 
      -OR- 
    • Anatomy & Physiology I AND Anatomy & Physiology II (806-195 & 806-196) with a B- (2.67) or better in both 
  • Earned a composite score of 58.7% on the TEAS test at time of petition.
  • Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).
  • Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC): Order Background Check ONLY
  • Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID): Upon completing your order, the BID will be on your To-Do List. Download, print, and then upload the completed BID to your myCB.

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LPN Bridge to Nursing/ADN

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester -OR-
  • September 7-18, 2020 for the upcoming Spring semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.
  • Successfully completed with a D- (0.67) or better all of the following:
    • English Comp I (801-136)
    • Speech (801-198) or Oral/Interpersonal Comm (801-196) if accepted to the 2013/14 academic year or before.
    • Development Psychology (809-188)
  • Successfully completed with a C (2.00) or better all of the following:
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) and Advanced Anatomy & Physiology (806-179) 
      -OR- 
    • Anatomy & Physiology I AND Anatomy & Physiology II (806-195 & 806-196) 
  • HESI exam with a cutoff score of 850.
  • Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).
  • Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC): Order Background Check ONLY
  • Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID): Upon completing your order, the BID will be on your To-Do List. Download, print, and then upload the completed BID to your myCB.

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Paramedic to Nursing/ADN Bridge

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.
  • Successfully completed with a C (2.00) or better all of the following:
    • English Comp I (801-136)
    • Speech (801-198)
    • Development Psychology (809-188)
  • Successfully completed with a C (2.00) or better all of the following:
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) and Advanced Anatomy & Physiology (806-179) 
      -OR- 
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (806-195) and Anatomy & Physiology II (806-196)
  • Completed with a C (2.00) or better all of the following:
    • Paramedic to ADN Theory 1 (543-127)
    • Paramedic to ADN Skills (543-130)
  • Enrolled in at the time of petition; scheduled to be completed prior to the start of the petition entry semester.
    • Paramedic to ADN Theory 2 (543-128)
    • Paramedic to ADN Clinical (543-129)
  • Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).
  • Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC): Order Background Check ONLY
  • Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID): Upon completing your order, the BID will be on your To-Do List. Download, print, and then upload the completed BID to your myCB.

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Physical Therapist Assistant

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 or better, if applicable.
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading, writing and math:
    • Reading 
      • COMPASS 55+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 33+, ACT Reading 17+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or one of better in the following:
        • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
    • Writing 
      • COMPASS 73+, Accuplacer Next Gen 250+, Asset 43+, ACT English 18+ OR
      •  Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or one of better in the following:
        • Intro to College Writing (831-103)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
    • Math 
      • COMPASS Pre-Algebra 31+ and Algebra 54+, Accuplacer Algebra 263+, Asset Numerical 34+ and Elem. Algebra 47+, ACT 23+ OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • 804-107 College Math
          -or-
        • 804-135 Quantitative Reasoning
  • Successfully completed the following:
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) with a B (3.0) or better 
      -OR- 
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177) with a C to B- (2.0 to 2.67) 
      AND 
    • Musculoskeletal Anatomy (524-108) with a C (2.0) or better 
  • Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).
  • Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC): Order Background Check ONLY
  • Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID): Upon completing your order, the BID will be on your To-Do List. Download, print, and then upload the completed BID to your myCB.

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Surgical Technology

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 + or better, if applicable.
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:
    • Reading 
      • COMPASS 55+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 33+, ACT Reading 17+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better one of in the following:
        • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
    • Writing
      • COMPASS 73+, Accuplacer Next Gen 250+, Asset 43+, ACT English 18+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better one of in the following:
        • Intro to College Writing (831-103)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
  • Successfully completed with a C (2.0) or better the following:
    • General Anatomy & Physiology (806-177)
  • Valid Health Care Provider CPR (view acceptable CPR cards for health programs).
  • Valid Criminal Background Check (CBC): Order Background Check ONLY
  • Valid Background Information Disclosure (BID): Upon completing your order, the BID will be on your To-Do List. Download, print, and then upload the completed BID to your myCB.

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Veterinary Technician

Petitioning Window:

  • February 8-19, 2021 for the upcoming Fall semester

Requirements:

  • Program Acceptance
  • Program GPA of 2.0 + or better, if applicable.
  • Demonstrate college-level knowledge in reading and writing:
    • Reading 
      • COMPASS 55+, Accuplacer Next Gen 237+, Asset 33+, ACT Reading 17+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • Intro to Reading & Study Skills (838-105)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
    • Writing 
      • COMPASS 73+, Accuplacer Next Gen 250+, Asset 43+, ACT English 18+ OR
      • Submit an official high school transcript with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing earned college credits of at least 12 credits with a GPA of 2.0 or higher OR
      • Submit an official college transcript showing an earned technical diploma, associates degree, bachelors degree or higher OR
      • Successful completion with a C (2.0) or better in one of the following:
        • Intro to College Writing (831-103)
          -or-
        • College Reading and Writing 1 (831-107)
  • Successfully complete with a B (3.0) or better:
    • Principles of Animal Biology (806-105) 
  • 20 hours of job shadowing

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