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Student Appeal Procedures

The University has a responsibility to provide fair and equitable procedures for the lodging and hearing of student complaints arising out of University regulations, policies and actions that affect students directly. The procedures described in document below are intended to provide a mechanism to fairly address alleged injustices

Student Appeal Procedures

The University has a responsibility to provide fair and equitable procedures for the lodging and hearing of student complaints arising out of University regulations, policies and actions that affect students directly.  The procedures described in document below are intended to provide a mechanism to fairly address alleged injustices.

The University Secretary is the administrative officer responsible for the receipt and processing of appeals, for the scheduling and holding of hearings before the Senate Board for Student Appeals (the Board) and for the training of Board members.

Students are requested to speak with the University Secretary regarding a complaint before submitting an application.

University Secretariat
Gilmour Hall, Room 210
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24337

Appeal Procedure Form

McMaster University Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

McMaster University Policies, Procedures and Guidelines which have been approved by the Senate and/or the Board of Governors can be accessed from the McMaster University Policies, Procedures and Guidelines website which is administered by the University Secretariat.