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-Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs Process for Grade Appeals+====== ​Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs Process for Grade Appeals ​====== 
  
 The basic process for requesting a grade appeal is outlined in Article13.6 of the Graduate Calendar General Regulations. ​ The basic process for requesting a grade appeal is outlined in Article13.6 of the Graduate Calendar General Regulations. ​
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 The procedures to follow are itemized below. The procedures to follow are itemized below.
  
-A) Prior to contacting the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs +===== Prior to contacting the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs ​===== 
-1) The student must contact the chair/​director of her/his department to request a grade appeal.  +  ​- ​The student must contact the chair/​director of her/his department to request a grade appeal.  
-2) The chair/​director will assess the merits of the request and may conduct an internal grade review. +  ​- ​The chair/​director will assess the merits of the request and may conduct an internal grade review. 
-3) Should the chair/​director determine that the appeal must be forwarded to the Associate Dean of FGPA s/he will instruct the student to follow the steps below (see B). +  ​- ​Should the chair/​director determine that the appeal must be forwarded to the Associate Dean of FGPA s/he will instruct the student to follow the steps below (see B). 
-4) Should the chair choose to conduct an internal grade review, the student may appeal the result of this review and contact the Associated Dean of FGPA (see B).+  ​- ​Should the chair choose to conduct an internal grade review, the student may appeal the result of this review and contact the Associated Dean of FGPA (see B). 
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 +===== Appealing the grade review with the Associate Dean of FGPA  =====
  
-Appealing the grade review with the Associate Dean of FGPA The student: +The student: 
-1) Sends a written request outlining his or her rationale for requesting a grade review to the Associate Dean (Student and Postdoctoral Affairs) and attaches a cheque for $50.00 made out to FGPA.  +  ​- ​Sends a written request outlining his or her rationale for requesting a grade review to the Associate Dean (Student and Postdoctoral Affairs) and attaches a cheque for $50.00 made out to FGPA.  
-2) Sends the Associate Dean the original assignment(s) for review and two unmarked copies of the original paper(s)/​assignment(s).  +  ​- ​Sends the Associate Dean the original assignment(s) for review and two unmarked copies of the original paper(s)/​assignment(s).  
-3) Sends the Associate Dean a breakdown of all the grades received in the course – including grades received for material not under review +  ​- ​Sends the Associate Dean a breakdown of all the grades received in the course – including grades received for material not under review 
-4) Sends any other relevant material including a copy of the course outline, assignment directions, and assignment marking/​grading scheme. ​+  ​- ​Sends any other relevant material including a copy of the course outline, assignment directions, and assignment marking/​grading scheme. ​
  
-B) The Associate Dean of FGPA: +The Associate Dean of FGPA: 
-1) Creates a student file of the case including the original assignment(s) and copies of all pertaining documents. +  ​- ​Creates a student file of the case including the original assignment(s) and copies of all pertaining documents. 
-2) Asks the Department Chair or the Graduate Program Supervisor for the names of two potential re-readers judged to be appropriate to assess this work. +  ​- ​Asks the Department Chair or the Graduate Program Supervisor for the names of two potential re-readers judged to be appropriate to assess this work. 
-3) Contacts the two re-readers. +  ​- ​Contacts the two re-readers. 
-4) Averages the grades submitted by these two re-readers to create a final review grade. +  ​- ​Averages the grades submitted by these two re-readers to create a final review grade. 
-5) Sends a final report to the student with the re-readers comments attached (all identifying information concerning the re-readers is removed) and a final averaged grade. ​+  ​- ​Sends a final report to the student with the re-readers comments attached (all identifying information concerning the re-readers is removed) and a final averaged grade. ​
  
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