303-06 GRADE APPEALS—PROCEDURE 1. PURPOSE
Students may appeal a grade or other decision affecting completion of course requirements.2. PROCEDURE
Students represent themselves in the appeal process.
Students have until the end of the following semester to appeal final course grades.
Students first appeal through informal procedures by talking with the instructor.
If a mutually satisfactory understanding is not reached, students may then appeal to the appropriate Department Chair or Division Dean, who will make every reasonable attempt to mediate a mutually satisfactory resolution.
If such an understanding is not reached, students may write an appeal to the Registrar’s office to begin the formal process for appeal to the Student Academic Appeals Committee.
The Student Academic Appeals Committee hears cases brought by students and renders recommendations to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
The Vice President of Academic Affairs renders final decisions, and decisions are communicated to students.
All pertinent documentation shall become a part of students’ permanent file.
- References: Potential intervention by third parties or examination of educational records is subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended.
- Revision history: 1991/1992 Catalog, 06/03/2003, 04/06/2004, 10/13/2008, 05/13/2009 (reformatted)
- Legal review: none
- Sponsor: Academic Affairs
Adopted by College Council: 05/13/2009
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