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Appeals

During your time at the university, you may want to appeal a decision made regarding the academic policies and procedures of the institution. 

 Note: All appeals for the university are subject to the following conditions:

  • It is very important that you adhere to the deadlines required for each appeal. Late appeals will not be accepted.
  • Appeal forms are located on MyCampus, under the Documents tab.
  • Academic appeal-related processes fall under the jurisdiction of Academic Council according to the Academic Council Handbook.

As a starting point, ensure you have read the Academic Regulations set out in the Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Calendars for the current academic year. You are responsible for complying with all Academic Regulations.

For graduate student appeal processes, please see the Graduate Academic Calendar or contact the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

If you need to appeal to have your final grade in a course reappraised or reconsidered, you will need to submit the Final Grade Reappraisal or Reconsideration form.

  • A final grade reappraisal is a request to have course content re-marked. There is a charge of $30 for this appeal.
  • A final grade reconsideration is a request to have your grade reconsidered based on extenuating circumstances. All relevant supporting documentation must accompany the request, including a completed Medical Statement form, if applicable. If your appeal is based on a death, you must provide a copy of the newspaper notice, death certificate or documentation provided by the funeral director.

Final grade reappraisal or reconsideration forms and supporting documentation must be submitted within 10 working days of after the release of your final grade. 

You will be notified of the outcome of your appeal within 20 working days of submitting your request. During peak times, processing time may be longer.

Submit your completed form and supporting documentation to the Office of the Registrar.

For graduate student appeal processes, please see the Graduate Academic Calendar or contact the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

If you want to appeal for consideration of withdrawal beyond drop deadlines due to extenuating circumstances, complete the Consideration for Late Withdrawal form. All relevant supporting documentation must accompany the request, including a completed Medical Statement form, if applicable. If your appeal is based on a death, you must provide a copy of the newspaper notice, death certificate or documentation provided by the funeral director.

Consideration for Late Withdrawal forms and supporting documentation must be submitted within 10 working days after the start of the next semester you enrol in. 

You will be notified of the outcome of your appeal within 20 working days of submitting your request. During peak times processing time may increase.

Submit your completed form and supporting documentation to the Office of the Registrar.

For graduate student appeal processes, please see the Graduate Academic Calendar or contact the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

If you need to appeal your academic standing with the university due to circumstances during the semester that were beyond your control, complete the Review of Academic Standing form. 

Review of Academic Standing forms and supporting documentation must be submitted within 10 working days after notification of your academic standing.

You will be notified of the outcome of your appeal within 10 working days of submitting your request dependent on the faculty involved. During peak times, processing time may increase.

Submit your completed form and supporting documentation to an academic advisor in your faculty.

For graduate student appeal processes, please see the Graduate Academic Calendar or contact the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

If you have previously submitted an appeal and want to appeal the decision made, you can submit the Notice of Academic Appeal form. For more information, read the Office of the University Secretary and General Counsel FAQs.

Complete our online form.