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POLICY DEVELOPMENT

Policy Name:

Complete Wording of New or Revised Policy:

Policy Rationale:

SACS Criteria:

 

Issuing Office:

Registrar’s Office

Policy Author:

Registrar’s Office

Contributing Offices:

Registrar’s Office; Financial Aid

Affected Parties:

Location where Existing Policy can be Viewed:

Office of the Registrar, Faculty, Students, Staff

Policy Rationale:

Provides the necessary steps for the FN appeal process.

Complete Wording of Policy:

Students who receive a grade of "FN" may appeal to their professor to have the grade removed to resume work in the course.

SACSCOC Criteria:

List any relevant regional accreditation standard (use the number of the standard).

Other Regulatory Criteria:

List any other relevant regulatory criteria such as program-specific accreditors or legal entities (e.g., COCA, DSS, PCI, ARC-PA).

Definition of

Glossary

Implementation Description:

Terms:

Policy Keywords:

FN – Failure for nonattendance (when a student ceases attendance for 21 consecutive days within a course)

Implementation Plan:

Provide the means by which institutional constituents are informed of the policy and the procedures it entails. Include the details for procedural development and approval, along with a timeline for implementation.

PROCEDURES FOR IMPLEMENTATION AND REVIEW

Policy Administrators

Exceptions:

Other Policy Link Locations:

Responsible Executive:

List the designated executive responsible for ensuring adherence to the policy.

Policy Review Cycle:

Every five years or as needed

Procedures:

Sanctions:

 

All professors have the right to approve or deny FN appeals at their own discretion. The student’s appeal must be communicated in written form to the faculty member, who is then responsible to communicate the appeal to the Registrar’s Office if it is approved. The Registrar’s Office will not accept any appeal that is submitted after 8 a.m. on the Monday after the last day of the course. Please note, if the appeal is granted the student must complete the course with an earned grade. If the student does not re-engage after the FN appeal, attempts to officially withdraw or receives an Incomplete, the FN will be reposted.


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University Policy Template

Policy Name:

FN Appeal Process

Implementation Date:

Enter Implementation Date here.

Final Policy Number:

RO 0032

 

 

Applies To:

Resident

Online

 

 

Action Being Taken:

New Policy

Revision

 

 

Permission Level:

☒ Public

☐ Student

☐ Staff

☐ Admin







 

POLICY DEVELOPMENT

Issuing Office:

Registrar’s Office

Policy Author:

Registrar’s Office

Contributing Offices:

Registrar’s Office; Financial Aid

Affected Parties:

Office of the Registrar, Faculty, Students, Staff

Policy Rationale:

Provides the necessary steps for the FN appeal process.

Complete Wording of Policy:

Students who receive a grade of "FN" may appeal to their professor to have the grade removed to resume work in the course.

 


SACSCOC Criteria:

List any relevant regional accreditation standard (use the number of the standard).

Other Regulatory Criteria:

List any other relevant regulatory criteria such as program-specific accreditors or legal entities (e.g., COCA, DSS, PCI, ARC-PA).

Definition of Terms:

FN – Failure for nonattendance (when a student ceases attendance for 21 consecutive days within a course)

Implementation Plan:

Provide the means by which institutional constituents are informed of the policy and the procedures it entails. Include the details for procedural development and approval, along with a timeline for implementation.

PROCEDURES FOR IMPLEMENTATION AND REVIEW

Responsible Executive:

List the designated executive responsible for ensuring adherence to the policy.

Policy Review Cycle:

Every five years or as needed

Procedures:

 

All professors have the right to approve or deny FN appeals at their own discretion. The student’s appeal must be communicated in written form to the faculty member, who is then responsible to communicate the appeal to the Registrar’s Office if it is approved. The Registrar’s Office will not accept any appeal that is submitted after 8 a.m. on the Monday after the last day of the course. Please note, if the appeal is granted the student must complete the course with an earned grade. If the student does not re-engage after the FN appeal, attempts to officially withdraw or receives an Incomplete, the FN will be reposted.

POLICY APPROVAL (Official Approver Use Only)

Approved By:

Enter the name of the person ultimately responsible for approving the policy.

Approval Date:

Enter the date the policy was officially approved.