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Grade Appeal

POLICY OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Thursday, January 31, 2002 2 Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Instruction

A student may appeal the final grade received for a course.

A student who is not satisfied with the final grade received for a course should first consult with the instructor of the course. If this consultation does not resolve the situation, the student should then consult the chair of the instructional department offering the course. If the department chair is unable to resolve the situation, the student should submit a written appeal to the appropriate administrator. This appeal must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. of the last day of regular classes of the next regular semester (fall or spring).

  • A written appeal of a grade received in any course taken at the Forrest County Center should be submitted to the Vice President for Forrest County Operations or designee.
  • A written appeal of any grade received in a course at the Poplarville Campus should be submitted to the Vice President for Poplarville Campus and Student Services or designee.
  • A written appeal of any grade received in a course at the Hancock Center should be submitted to the Vice President for Hancock Center or designee.
  • A written appeal of any academic course grade received in a class offered at a non-campus site should be submitted to the Senior Vice President for Instruction/Provost or designee.
  • A written appeal of any career / technical course grade offered at a non-campus site should be submitted to the Dean of Career and Technical Education Programs or designee.
  • Students enrolled in an online course provided by Pearl River Community College should submit their grade appeal to the Office of eLearning. If the situation is not resolved by the Director of eLearning the student may submit an appeal to the Senior Vice President for Instruction/Provost.

The decision on the grade reached by the appropriate Vice President will be final. No further appeal of a course grade is provided by the College.