The Academic Misconduct Policy, and other
policies as established or amended from time to time, may provide
rights and procedures for appeal to the Student Academic Appeals
Students/applicants who wish to avail themselves of these rights
are expected to be familiar with the policy in question and must
follow the procedures for appeal as outlined in the policy in
question. Appeals made directly to the Chair without having followed
the procedures established in the appropriate policy, shall be redirected
to the appropriate University official for action.
If the procedures outlined in the policy in question have been
followed, and the student/applicant is still dissatisfied with the
decision, the student/applicant may appeal the matter by submitting
a letter of appeal to the Chair of the Student Academic Appeals
Committee within one (1) month of receiving notification of the
decision. This letter must specify in detail the reasons for making
a further appeal and the remedy the student/applicant is seeking.
After this procedure has been followed, the Chair shall present
the student's/applicant's appeal to the Committee for consideration
and decision. The Committee shall review the case, consulting with
staff, faculty, the student/applicant concerned, or other persons
as it considers appropriate. The Chair shall inform the student/applicant,
in writing, of the Committee's decision within one (1) month of
receiving the appeal. The decision of the Committee shall be final.
A copy of the Chair's correspondence will be kept in the student's