6.2.4 Grade Grievance

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Effective Date:

10-18-78

Revision Date:

 6-21-05

University Policy Statement

Eastern Michigan University provides students with the opportunity to appeal formally a final grade in a course because he or she believes that the grade has been awarded capriciously or unfairly. 

University Practice

A formal grade grievance procedure will be promulgated and included in the University Catalog.

Responsibility for Implementation

The provost and vice president for academic affairs or his or her designee is responsible for the implementation of this policy. 

Scope of Policy Coverage 

This policy applies to all Eastern Michigan University students. 

Authority for Creation and Revision


Minutes of the Board of Regents, October 19, 1978; para. .1996M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 15, 1982; para. .2646M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, September 25, 1991; para. .4433M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 15, 2004
Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 21, 2005; para. .6286M.


University Policy Statement

Eastern Michigan University provides students with the opportunity to appeal formally a final grade in a course because he or she believes that the grade has been awarded capriciously or unfairly. 

University Practice

A formal grade grievance procedure will be promulgated and included in the University Catalog.

Responsibility for Implementation

The provost and vice president for academic affairs or his or her designee is responsible for the implementation of this policy. 

Scope of Policy Coverage 

This policy applies to all Eastern Michigan University students.