Policies & Procedures

Grade Appeals Policy

Appeal of Grade form - Informal Appeal Process


The Grade Appeals Policy was passed by the UAF Faculty Senate at its Meeting # 56 (March 20, 1995) and amended at Meeting #61 (February 5, 1996), Meeting #80 (May 4, 1998), Meeting #89 (September 27, 1999), Meeting #109 (May 6, 2002), Meeting #157 (March 2, 2009), Meeting #183 (May 7, 2012), Meeting #189 (March 4, 2013), Meeting #215 (May 2, 2016) and Meeting #230 (March 5, 2018).

Alignment with BOR Policy and UA Regulations, Chapter 09.03 - Student Dispute Resolution (Meeting #230 March 5, 2018).

Clarification made to the time period within which grade appeals will be reviewed (Meeting #189 March 4, 2013).

Policy at Section III, Procedures, subsection B, Item 4, was revised (Meeting #183 May 7, 2012).

Deadlines were revised at (Meeting #157 March 2, 2009)

Appeals Policy for Academic Decisions Other Than Assignment of Grades


The  Academic Appeals Policy was passed by the UAF Faculty Senate at its Meeting #96 (Sept. 25, 2000) and amended at its Meeting #101 (April 2, 2001), Meeting #109 (May 6, 2002), Meeting #123 (May 3, 2004), Meeting #157 (March 2, 2009), Meeting #183 (May 7, 2012) and Meeting #222 (April 3, 2017).

Definitions, procedures and deadlines were revised at Meeting #222 (April 3, 2017).

Policy at Section III, Procedures, subsection B, Item 2, was revised at Meeting #183 (May 7, 2012).

Deadlines were revised at Meeting #157 (March 2, 2009).

Department Chair Policy


The policy defining the role and duties of the department chair and establishing the procedures for the election of department chairs at the University of Alaska Fairbanks was passed by the UAF Faculty Senate at Meeting #21 (October 15, 1990) and #23 (December 17, 1990) and modified by the Chancellor. Further modifications were made by the UAF Faculty Senate at Meeting #71 (April 14, 1997) and approved by the Chancellor. Changes were made by the UAF Faculty Senate at Meeting #93 (March 6, 2000) and modified by the Chancellor on April 24, 2000. Finally, the latest changes were made at Meeting #205 (March 2, 2015).

UAF Faculty Senate passed changes to the UAF Department Chair Policy Meeting #205 (March 2, 2015).