General Regulations and Information Governing All Graduate Students

F) APPEALS PROCEDURES

Students have the right to appeal against decisions of the Head of an Academic Unit, the Dean or Academic Council. Appeals must be made in writing clearly stating the basis for the appeal and should be directed as follows:

i) Appeals against decisions of the Head of an Academic Unit will be made directly to the Dean of Graduate Studies.

ii) Appeals against decisions of the Dean may be made to the Academic Council, School of Graduate Studies. Letters of appeal should be directed to the Chair of the Appeals Committee, c/o School of Graduate Studies.

iii) Appeals against decisions of the Executive Committee of the Academic Council may be made to the Academic Council, School of Graduate Studies. Letters of appeal should be directed to the Chair of the Appeals Committee, c/o School of Graduate Studies.

iv) Appeals against decisions of Academic Council may be made to the Senate of the University. Letters of appeal should be directed to the Secretary of Senate, c/o Office of the Registrar.

NOTE: Students whose appeals are denied will be advised in the letter of denial of the next avenue of appeal that may be taken. Should a student's appeal be denied by the Senate, he/she will be advised that, within the University, no further appeal is possible. For assistance in the appeals process, students are advised to consult with the Office of the Registrar, regarding appeals to Senate.


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