Undergraduate Student Grievances and Appeals Procedures

Specific procedures at Texas A&M University allow undergraduate and graduate students to pursue a grievance for any of the problems, issues, or concerns listed in the table below. BEFORE initiating a grievance, students are strongly encouraged to seek clarification and advice regarding appropriate procedures. The Undergraduate Ombuds represents a valuable resource for questions regarding grievances and appeals. The ombuds advocates for the processes of undergraduate education and provides equal, open access to all parties–students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

 
Student Grievances and Appeals Information
Type of Grievance/Issue A&M Student Rule Describing Initial Grievance Procedures University Panel Handling Appeals Appeals Panel Procedures
Discrimination and Discrimination Appeals 45 Discrimination Appeals Panel 56
Disability Accommodations in Academic Programs 46 Discrimination Appeals Panel 56
Sexual Harassment 47 University Disciplinary Appeals Panel 58

Final Grade Disputes 
 
48 Undergraduate Academic Appeals Panel 57
http://us.tamu.edu/Students/Academic-Procedures/Academic-Appeals
Unexcused Absences 49 Undergraduate Academic Appeals Panel 57
http://us.tamu.edu/Students/Academic-Procedures/Academic-Appeals
Academic Suspension and Dismissal or Blocks
 
50 Undergraduate Academic Appeals Panel 57
http://us.tamu.edu/Students/Academic-Procedures/Academic-Appeals
Student Conduct Separation and Appeal 51 University Disciplinary Panel 58
Academic Misconduct 52 Aggie Honor System Office http://aggiehonor.tamu.edu/
 
Financial Assessments by the University 54 Head of Department or Unit Involved  
Parking Citations 55 Student Parking Appeals Board http://transport.tamu.edu/