Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) - Complete Resources
Time limits for filing appeals can be found on the Cover Sheets and below.
Questions about these forms, the Dispute Resolution Board or filing an appeal may be directed to the Academic Senate Analyst, 664-2801, ST1027.
Resources for Students
Please note that you MUST meet with your Instructor, Department Chair and School Dean for the informal process of a grade appeal or student grievance. See the policies below. If there are complications encountered in the informal process, contact the Senate office, 664-2801 for assistance. If your case is informally resolved after you have filed formally with the Dispute Resolution Board, contact the Senate office immediately.
Cover Sheets required to file an appeal to the Dispute Resoution Board:
Grade Appeals - Time limit – 30 academic days into the semester after grade given
Student Grievances - Time limit – Grievances must be submitted no later than the end of the semester that comes after the occurrence of the alleged grievance.
Resources for Faculty
Cover sheet for formal charges of cheating or plagiarism
Cheating and Plagiarism Charges - Time limit – maximum 120 days from discovery
Advice if you are facing a:
Policies the Dispute Resolution Board uses:
Formal Dispute Resolution Policy - policy under which the Dispute Resolution Board operates