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Type of Appeal or Petition

Description and Process

Grade Appeal – Course Work

  • You are dissatisfied with the grade you received on term work
  • Familiarize yourself with the appeals policy and deadlines of the department or program involved.
  • Contact the course instructor to discuss your grade
  • If you are still dissatisfied, contact the Chair of the department or program

Grade Appeal – Final Mark

  • You are dissatisfied with the final grade you received in a course
  • Submit a Grade Appeal - Final Grade found in the myTrent portal under Academics --> Forms.
  • Refer to the University Calendar regarding deadlines for filing a Grade Appeal

Request for Incomplete Standing

  • You are unable to complete your course work by the end of term due to circumstances beyond your control (usually medical reasons)
  • Contact your course instructor to work out arrangements for completing course material after the normal deadlines
  • Final approval for the arrangements is granted by the Department Chair
  • Be prepared to provide appropriate medical or other documentation
  • The arrangements must be confirmed before final grades are submitted.

Request for Aegrotat Standing

  • You completed all course work but are unable to write the final exam (usually medical reasons)
  • Contact your course instructor and the Department for approval
  • Be prepared to provide appropriate medical or other documentation

Petition for Overload

  • Review the criteria for overloads to determine if you are eligible
  • If you are not eligible, you have the option of submitting a petition for overload.  Complete and submit the petition form to the Office of the Registrar (your Academic Advisor does not need to review this type of petition)

Petition for Late Add

  • You wish to register in a course after the published deadlines
  • Complete the Petition for Late Add and submit it to the Office of the Registrar.  Your Academic Advisor does not need to review this type of petition.

Petition for Late Withdrawal

Petition of Academic Suspension

Petition for Exemption to Letter of Permission Regulations

Petition for Exemption to Degree Requirements

Petition for Exemption to Academic Regulations

Special Appeal

  • You are dissatisfied with the results of an appeal or petition
  • Refer to the Special Appeals website for information.

 

 

Students are reminded that ‘submitting false or misrepresentative medical certificates or other documentation in support of requests for concessions on academic work or deadlines’ is considered to be Cheating under the University’s policy on Academic Integrity. Offences will be dealt with by following procedures set out in the Undergraduate Calendar Academic Integrity Policy.