The Dispute Resolution Board adjudicates grade appeals, student grievances and cheating and plagarism cases. The formal policies governing grade appeals, student grievances and cheating and plagiarism can be found under Resources for Faculty.
DEADLINES for submitting appeals to the Board and Meeting Dates of the Board to Consider Disputes - all grade appeals, student grievances and cheating/plagiarism charges should be filed with the Senate Analyst via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time limits for filing appeals can be found on the Cover Sheets and below.
Resources for Students
Please note that you MUST meet with your Instructor, Department Chair and School Dean for the informal process of a grade appeal or student grievance. See the policies below. If there are complications encountered in the informal process, contact the Senate office email for assistance. If your case is informally resolved after you have filed formally with the Dispute Resolution Board, contact the Senate office immediately.
Use this document to help you write your appeal.
Use this form for grade appeals
Use this form for all student grievances.
Resources for Faculty
Use this cover sheet when filing a formal charge of cheating or plagiarism
Use this form with students for which you have evidence of cheating or plagiarism. Students signing this form are agreeing to the sanction you impose. Once this is signed, send it to the Student Conduct Officer. If a student refuses to sign, you may proceed with a formal charge of cheating or plagiarism.
This document explains the process for reporting cheating and plagiarism.