College grading policies reflect the quality of performance and achievement of competency by students who complete one or more courses. Students have the right to ask instructors for an explanation of any grade received. A final grade appeal should not be entered lightly by a student nor lightly dismissed by an instructor. It is the responsibility of the instructor to assign a final grade. Students may submit a formal grade appeal when they believe that a final grade is inaccurate.
Students have the responsibility of providing documentation that establishes sufficient grounds for changing a grade. Within this appeals procedure, course grades can only be changed by the instructor or in the final appeal stage by the provost and chief academic officer. If an instructor is no longer employed by the college or is not available, the department chair will assume responsibility for handling any necessary course of action regarding a student's appeal of a grade.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3357:15
Rule Amplifies: 3357:15 .
Prior Effective Dates: 3/12/2015