University Student Appeals Office

COVID-19 and Student Appeals Notice

Please be advised that the deadline for submitting an appeal to the University Appeals Committee (UAC) / University Appeals Tribunal (UAT) remains in effect.  For more information on the deadline for student appeals, please refer to the UAC or UAT Procedure located on the student appeals webpage (https://ucalgary.ca/secretariat/student-appeals/calendar-policy-procedures). 

Please ensure that you are familiar with Section I. Reappraisal of Graded Term Work and Academic Assessments (Final Grades) in the University Calendar as well as faculty-specific deadlines regarding appeals of grade reappraisal decisions.

Appeal hearings will continue to be available for both Oral or Written formats using video conferencing.

Deadline Extension Requests

Deadline extension requests can be made prior to the UAC/UAT appeal deadline by emailing appeals@ucalgary.ca. Your request must include a copy of the decision you are appealing, why an extension is needed and how long an extension you require.  All reasonable requests for extensions will be accommodated.  For any questions about the student appeals process, or how the COVID-19 situation may impact your appeal, please contact appeals@ucalgary.ca.

What is an appeal?

An appeal is a request for a decision to be reviewed and changed. During an appeal hearing, the reasons (or grounds) for the appeal, the decision being appealed, and the process used to make that decision, are examined.  At the University, if a student does not follow the appeal process set out in the Student Misconduct and Academic Appeals Policy and its procedures, the appeal will be denied.

Role of the University Student Appeals Office

The University Student Appeals Office is a resource for students, faculties and staff regarding student appeals at the University of Calgary.

 The services we provide include:

  • Information about the student appeals process at the University
  • Resource materials for students
  • Training for University decision makers
  • Legal advice to certain University decision makers

Responsibilities and Expectations

The University Student Appeals Office is responsible for the coordination of the student appeals process at the University.  We will treat you with respect, handle your information confidentially, and provide you with information and resources.

Students are responsible for engaging in the appeal process in a respectful manner, being familiar with the Student Misconduct and Academic Appeals Policy and Procedures, and seeking support when needed.


Please note that if there is a conflict between the content on the University Student Appeals Office Website and the Student Misconduct and Academic Appeals Policy and its procedures, the Student Misconduct and Academic Appeals Policy and its procedures prevail.