Student Academic Grievance of Individual Final Course Grades

All pre-professional division students in the college will follow the current UT undergraduate academic grievance policy. All M.S. and Ph.D. students in the college will follow the graduate student academic grievance policy.  All professional division (P1-P4) students will following the process below:

Professional division (P1-P4) of CPPS STUDENT ACADEMIC GRIEVANCE OF INDIVIDUAL final course grades

To initiate resolution of final course grade grievances, the student shall formally dispute the grade in writing to the faculty member responsible for assigning the grade. The written dispute should include the student’s name and Rocket number, date, course number and section, semester, the specific issue in dispute, and the student’s request for resolution. The written request should be delivered (email or hard copy) within 7 days of the grade posting. The faculty member then has 7 days in which to respond in writing (email or hard copy) back to the student.

If resolution is not achieved, the student may forward the written dispute (as described above and with the response of the faculty member) to the chair of the faculty member’s department. The student has 7 days in which to appeal to the department chairperson following the receipt of the faculty member response. The department chairperson then has 7 days in which to respond in writing (email or hard copy) back to the student.

If resolution is still not achieved, the student may submit the same written dispute (as outlined above and with the response of the department chairperson) to the CPPS dean. The student has 7 days in which to appeal to the dean following the receipt of the department chairperson’s response. The dean then has 7 days in which to respond in writing (email or hard copy) back to the student. The decision of the dean is final and without appeal.