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Student Appellant and Grievance Avenues

Students have the right to have their concerns addressed through the various avenues noted in this section regarding the student appellant process and student grievance procedures.

When a student has a concern about the action of a particular individual or department, the grievance initially should be directed to the person(s) responsible for the individual or department, as noted in the University organizational structure. Certain expeditious procedures to redress specific grievances are outlined below.

Academic Grievances

A student may file an academic grievance against a faculty member, administrator, or staff member at the University. Written complaints should be filed as soon as possible after the alleged…

Financial Aid

Specific rules, regulations, and eligibility requirements for procuring and maintaining financial aid can be found in the office of Student Financial Aid. For More Information A concise summary can be…

State Residency

Resident or nonresident classification is determined for purposes of tuition and fees by The University of Alabama. Institutional policy is based on policy established by the Board of Trustees and…

Student Records

General Policy The University of Alabama subscribes to the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers' (AACRAO) ethical principles for confidentiality of student records. These principles are publicized in…

Traffic and Parking Grievances

All students driving a car and parking on campus must register their vehicles and display the proper decal. Students may appeal violation citations to the Student Court. Appeals must be…