A student may appeal either of the following:
Students are responsible for meeting the standards of academic performance established for each course in which they are enrolled. The establishment of the criteria for grades and the evaluation of student academic performance are responsibilities of the course faculty. Grade appeal is available only for the review of allegedly capricious grading and not for review of the faculty's evaluation of the student's academic performance.
An appeal is initiated by submitting a typed statement to the Chair of the appropriate graduate committee, no later than seven (7) working days after documentation of the failing final course grade or recommendation for dismissal.
The typed appeal statement submitted by the student must include the following: