Birmingham Campus
3060 Wilson Road, SW
Birmingham, AL 35221
Phone: 205.925.2515
Fax: 205.925.3716

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Bessemer Campus
1100 Ninth Avenue SW
Bessemer, AL 35022
Phone: 205.925.2515
Fax: 205.424.5119

 

Read your Student Handbook prior to filing a Grade Appeal.  You need to understand the guidelines related to filing.


Follow these steps to dispute a grade:

1.  First, speak one-on-one with the instructor to try to address the matter informally.  You cannot file a grade dispute without first speaking with the instructor.
2.  If dissatisfied after speaking with your instructor, you can file a grade dispute of a final grade issued in a course (if you have a legitimate claim).
3.  You cannot dispute single grades on individual assignments (using this online dispute method).  Only final grades can be challenged formally.   
4.  Disputes cannot be filed if you simply disagree with a final grade.  You must DEMONSTRATE either prejudice or a calculation error or an error in weights (based on the printed syllabus).

Please be mindful that instructors have full authority over their gradebooks and cannot be compelled to change grades. Grade changes are only issued if a calculation error can be substantiated.

 
   to begin your grade dispute.