The Graduate Council Appeals Committee hears graduate petitions for variances from established policies, requests from graduate program directors for exceptions to graduate policies and procedures, and other cases as referred to the committee (i.e. Golden Rules 5.016 and 5.017 after being reviewed at the Program and College levels).
Refer to the Faculty Constitution, Bylaws Section VII.B for the responsibilities and membership of the Graduate Appeals Committee.
Graduate Student Appeals of Golden Rules 5.016 and 5.017
Graduate students, faculty, and staff who are interested in learning about these appeals processes should review the following Golden Rules:
Golden Rule 5.016 (Grade Appeal)
When a graduate student is pursuing a formal grade appeal at the College level (outlined in 5.016 4) a-b), the following form should be completed Graduate 5.016 Golden Rule Appeal
Golden Rule 5.017 (Appeals of Graduate Program Actions or Decisions).
When a graduate student is pursuing an appeal of a graduate program action or decision (outlined in 5.017 4) a – f), the following form should be completed Graduate 5.017 Golden Rule Appeal
Questions about this process should be submitted to [email protected].
Appeals Committee Meeting Schedule
|Meeting Date and Time||Submit Date||Minutes|
|09/08/2022 01:30 pm - ZOOM||08/26/2022|
|09/22/2022 01:30 pm - ZOOM||09/09/2022|
|10/06/2022 01:30 pm - ZOOM||09/23/2022|
|11/03/2022 01:30 pm - ZOOM||10/21/2022|
|11/17/2022 01:30 pm - ZOOM||11/03/2022|
|12/01/2022 01:30 pm - ZOOM||11/18/2022|
|02/02/2023 11:30 am - Zoom||01/20/2023|
|02/16/2023 11:30 am - ZOOM||02/03/2023|
|03/02/2023 11:30 am - ZOOM||02/17/2023|
|03/23/2023 11:30 am - ZOOM||03/10/2023|
|04/06/2023 11:30 am - ZOOM||03/24/2023|
|04/14/2023 11:30 am - ZOOM||03/31/2023|
Meetings will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Spring Break is March 13 – March 19
** Please be aware that additional meetings may be scheduled in cases that involve student grievances:
• UCF Golden Rule 5.016 (grade appeals)
• UCF Golden Rule 5.017 (grievances of program actions or decisions)
**Thursday – January 26
**Thursday – February 9
**Thursday – February 23