Appeal Procedures

Any student who may appeal a decision if valid grounds for appeal exist, in the specified timeframe receiving an appealable decision. 

The only valid grounds for appeal are:

  1. Substantial procedural or factual error, including without limitation the denial of natural justice, that reasonably could have materially affected an appealable decision;
  2. Significant new and materially relevant information that was not available through diligence prior to the decision; and, or
  3. An excessive sanction.

To appeal a decision for Academic Integrity by a Faculty Member/Instructor

Complete and submit Academic Integrity Appeal to the Dean Form 4 within ten (10) working days of receiving the Notice of Outcome decision letter.

For support with an appeal of an Academic Integrity decision by Faculty Member or Instructor, you can contact the Office of the Ombudsperson at ombudsperson@lakeheadu.ca

To appeal a decision for Academic Integrity by a Dean

Follow the Appeal Policy and Judicial Panel Procedures within fifteen (15) working days of receiving the Notice of Outcome decision letter. Complete the Appeal package, pay the applicable administrative fee via Student Central, and submit your package to the Secretary of the Judicial Panel at millo.shaw@lakeheadu.ca

Judicial Panel Procedures

For support with an appeal of an Academic Integrity decision by a Dean, you can contact the Office of the Ombudsperson at ombudsperson@lakeheadu.ca

To appeal a decision by a Judicial Officer for Student Code of Conduct - Non-Academic (misconduct)

Follow the Appeal Policy and Judicial Panel Procedures within fifteen (15) days of receiving the Notice of Outcome decision letter. Complete the Appeal package, pay the applicable administrative fee for an appeal via Student Central, and submit your package to the Secretary of the Judicial Panel at millo.shaw@lakeheadu.ca

Judicial Panel Procedures

For support with an appeal of a Student Code of Conduct - Non-Academic decision, you can contact the Office of the Ombudsperson at ombudsperson@lakeheadu.ca