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Not sure which Guide is right for you? Below is a list of frequently asked questions accompanied by a list of the Student Guides or Appeal Guides relevant to that particular concern. Consult the list of guides in the column on the right and click on the one that you are interested in. If you have any questions about the information in the guides please contact the office at: ombuds@uwo.ca

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I'd like to transfer to another faculty - what do I need to know?

A.
Appealing for a Dean's Waiver or Faculty Transfer - Undergraduate Programs


Q. The final exam in my anatomy course seemed really long and didn't cover the material I expected. How do you decide whether an exam is fair?

A.
What Makes an Examination Fair?
Grade Appeals and Other Requests for Relief



Q. I've received a finding academic dishonesty and I want to appeal the Chair's decision. I sent him an email saying I wanted to appeal and he told me to put my grounds for appeal in writing. What information should I include in my letter of appeal?

A.
Cheating, Plagiarism and other Academic Offenses
Academic Problems and Appeals
Writing and Effective Appeal or Request Letter



Q. What role does an agent or colleague play in the appeals process?

A.
Agents and Colleagues: Students Helping Students
Appealing to the Senate Review Board Academic



Q. I've been diagnosed with a learning disability and require academic accommodation for writing exams. How do I make this happen?

A.
Guide for Students with Disabilities


Q. The Dean of my Faculty denied my request for a Waiver of Progression Requirements. Is there anything else I can do?

A.
Applying to the Senate Review Board Academic
Agents and Colleagues: Students Helping Students



Q. I've been fined for the late return of a library book. What can I do if I owe money to the University?

A.
Owing Money to the University - How to Manage Your Debt


Q. I've been dealing with a situation that I'd like the Ombudsperson's help with. How does the Ombudsperson become involved in the appeal process?

A.
Office of the Ombudsperson Interventions in the Academic Appeal Process