Graduate Students Rights and Responsibilities
7.1 Policy Appeals
7.2 Academic Conduct
7.3 Student Conduct & Instructional Guidelines & Grievance Procedures
Graduate students seeking exceptions from established Graduate School academic policies such as admission, retention, or graduation requirements may do so by submitting an appeal packet to The Graduate School for review.
The appeal packet must include all of the following before submission:
- A letter from the graduate student stating the policy or decision that is being appealed and the reasons you believe the decision should be changed or policy be waived.
- A letter from graduate student’s committee chair stating either approval or disapproval of the appeal and reasons to support their decision.
- A letter from graduate student’s department head stating either approval or disapproval of the appeal and reasons to support their decision.
Appeal approval or denial will be made by The Graduate School Dean. Packets can be submitted to Graduate Student Success office.
For academic suspension appeals, see Re-admission to Graduate Degree Standing.
7.2 See Academic Conduct
7.3 See Student Conduct & Instructional Guidelines & Grievance Procedures
7.4 See Research Compliance
7.5 See FERPA/Privacy Rights
7.6 See Harassment/Title IX