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Statute of Limitations for Change to Grades or the Academic Record

  • Revision Approval Date: 9/6/16
  • Revision Effective Date: 9/6/16
  • Issuing Authority: Provost
  • Implementing Office: Office of the Provost


In limited circumstances, students may seek changes to the academic record including course grades or course registration. This policy specifies the timeframe under which appeals for such changes will be considered.


Students are given one year from the time a final grade is assigned to appeal a course grade or course registration. Students are given one year from the time of separation from an academic program or change of program of study to contest any other actions or changes to their academic record or transcript. Separation from a program includes non-enrollment, withdrawal, or leave of absence. Approved leaves of absence, including those associated with medical leave or military service, will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Nothing in this policy is intended to be contrary to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


All students


Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)